Red Buses Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Boat Option

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Red Buses Helsinki Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Boat Option
from USD $35.73
This 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing bus ticket allows you to see the best sights and highlights of Finnish capital Helsinki. Passengers can hop on and off as much as they please on several stops around the city.
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In Brief

Helsinki, Finland
1 day
Operates daily 10 am to 4 pm every 30 minutes (May - September)
Recorded commentary by audio headphones
Excellent value for money
Great overview and orientation of the city
Important InfoInfo
Enjoy excellent views of Finland's vibrant capital Helsinki from comfort of the top of a double-decker bus. The tour takes you to all the main sights and the must-sees of Helsinki including Senate Square, the city centre and Bulevardi avenue with a range of high-end restaurants, cafes and art galleries lining the street.

The tour also include a stop at the cruise terminal.

Extensive multilingual audio guide through individual head phones is available in 10 languages. The tour departs daily every half an hour and you may board the bus at any of the 18 stops around the city, listed below.

Full list of stops:

1. Senate Square

2. Havis Amanda

3. Olympia Terminal / Mannerheim Museum

4. Kaivopuisto Park

5. Eira

6. Hernesaari Cruise Terminal (for cruise ships)

7. Melkki Cruise Terminal (for cruise ships)

8. Hietalahti Flea Market / Market Hall

9. Bulevardi

10. Tennis Palace / Kamppi

11. Rock Church

12. Sibelius Monument

13. Olympic Stadium

14. Parliament / National Museum

15. City Centre / Lasipalatsi

16. Swedish Theatre

17. Esplanade / Market Square

18. Senate Square


  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Audio guide available in 10 languages


  • Gratuities

Departure Time

Buses depart every 20 minutes and boats every hour. Between 10.00 - 16.00 hr.

Departure Point

Board the bus at any of the 18 stops around the city

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and travel for free up to 15 years
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.83 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Good tour esp if you are part of a cruise and don't have too much time. Perfect bus interval. I think it was every 10 minutes.
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
We had only about 6 hours in Helsinki and booked the bus for the day. We were surprised and pleased to find that the boat tour of the islands and harbor was included. It was delightful. Unfortunately our time was limited so we were only able to get off on one of the bus stops. I just wish we had more time.
• Submitted 22 Aug 2019
This bus picked us up right at the cruise ship and we were able to get to the places we needed. The boat tour was very informative and easy to find. The buses ran regularly.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Love the Hop on Hop off.
• Submitted 04 May 2018
Great way to see Helsinki in a day!
• Submitted 30 Aug 2017
The actual tour was good and visited lots of parts of the city however the weather on the day we visited was very poor. Helsinki is not the prettiest city apart from the harbour area.
• Submitted 15 Aug 2017
No problem in understanding the route of the buses and which bus to take in Helsinki. We wife and I left from the cruise ship dock and toured the city on the Hop on-Hop Off bus. The bus takes you to every important site in Helsinki. The Rock Church is not to be missed and the Sibelius monument is nearby for a quick look. I've seen other reviews that stated a wait time of over 30 minutes, but we did not have that problem. The buses ran on time and had no problem with finding bus stops or with waiting a long time for buses. This is a great way to see the city of Helsinki! We used the hop off portion a few times to further explore the city. Very recommended!
• Submitted 02 Aug 2017
Great overall tour of the city. Saw the Rock Church, Sibelius monument and had a wonderful walk around Senate Square and visited the Cathedral. Got off at the Esplanade downtown and went shopping and had lunch at an adorable restaurant called Kappeli. More than enjoyed the city and the people.
• Submitted 07 Jul 2017
Best and most convenient way to see the city at your own pace. Less expensive than the cruise lines. Plus they pick you up right at the pier. Definitely recommend to all my clients.
• Submitted 20 May 2017
Hope-on hop-off bus tour is adequate for touring this city within one day. The bus service was very good.
• Submitted 12 May 2017
This is a great way to see the city when you are limited on time.
• Submitted 04 Mar 2017
An excellent way to see the major sights of Helsinki and identifying the considered worthy of further investigation.
• Submitted 26 Sep 2016
Great tour
• Submitted 25 Sep 2016
• Submitted 19 Sep 2016
This was a great way to get around.
• Submitted 21 Aug 2016
It all went fine. We were able to visit all the important sites because the buses were on time there was one coming every 20 minutes, although it was busy because there were many tourists in that part of the city. I could not ask for more: they were fast and efficient.
• Submitted 17 Aug 2016
• Submitted 26 Jul 2016
This is a nice tour to take
• Submitted 17 Jun 2016
Hop on and off buses are great for orienting yourself in s new city. We had a lovely day and enjoyed the sights, especially the open air market, the Rock Church and the Sibelius monument. It's amazing to stand under the pipes and tap them to hear the different sounds. Also appreciated was the Wifi on the bus and the use of it at the Tourist Information place. Helsinki is a beautiful city.
• Submitted 14 Jun 2016
Very good, this is the way to see a city in a short time.
• Submitted 26 May 2016
We were able to see all the major sites in a short period of time before we had to return to our cruise ship. The boat was over an hour but a very nice addition to the day. The stops were not too far from the attractions we visited, like many other hop on hop off buses we've taken. This was a very good option to get around Helsinki.
• Submitted 09 Sep 2019
The bus ride was excellent! It was so convenient to hop off at places I wanted to visit and hop on again on the next bus!
• Submitted 03 Sep 2019
It was great that the bus was at the cruise port and we didn't have to hunt it down. Wished there were most stops and the buses ran more frequently.
• Submitted 26 Sep 2017
Really good!
• Submitted 18 Aug 2017

In Brief

Helsinki, Finland
1 day
Operates daily 10 am to 4 pm every 30 minutes (May - September)
Recorded commentary by audio headphones
Excellent value for money
Great overview and orientation of the city