Getting around Espoo
It is very easy to get around Espoo. In addition to public transport, you can hire a car or a bike. If you like to see Espoo from different kind of angle, choose a cruise and get to know Espoo inshore.
On this section you will find useful information about public transport and schedules, journey planners, contact information of rentals, and hints about how to move around in Espoo.
Public Transportation & Journey Planner
Schedules of regional lines in Espoo and all public transport on metropolitan are you will find on www.hsl.fi.
The metropolitan area has a unified fare system. The region is divided into three tariff zones. Kauniainen is part of the Espoo zone. You can travel with Helsinki region travel card or with single tickets bought from ticket machines, the bus driver or train conductor on all local buses and trains. 1-day tourist tickets can be bought on buses, local trains and from multi-ticket machines. Children under 7 years free of charge.
HSL's Journey Planner helps you find the right traffic connections and schedules in the Metropolitan area. Service covers buses and trains in Espoo, as well as trams, underground and ferries in Helsinki regional lines. In Journey Planner there is extensive information on routes on door to door -basis. Journey Planner gives you also advise where to find the closest bus stop and shows walking routes to your final destination or when transfer is needed.
Espoo by Bike
Espoo offers almost 600 kilometres of cycling trails. Visit museums, cultural attractions, beaches or just enjoy the beautiful nature while getting in shape. If you like to experience the extraordinary Finnish archipelago, your choice is the Rantaraitti cycling trail by the sea. Maps with marked cycling trails are available in Tourist Information points.
Scheduled boat service to and from Espoo's islands operates in summertime from June to September. Routes and timetables will be published on Spring.
Regular, guided (in English) excursions for groups and individual tourists to the Nuuksio National Park are offered by HelsinkiExpert. All programmes and activities can be found on their portal. You may book online all services including transportation.