May 16-19: Beautiful Canal Cruise: Due to low sea level, all sightseeing cruise departures may follow the City Highlights Cruise route. Read more here.

Map Hop On-Hop Off buses Helsinki

Find the nearest bus & departure point

Where do I find the nearest Hop On-Hop Off stop in Helsinki?

Check the GPS live route map below to find the location of the nearest bus stop and see when the next bus will be arriving!

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Click on the red stop numbers for information about the Hop On-Hop Off stops in Helsinki. Wondering when the next bus is coming? Follow the arrows, they show where the red City Sightseeing and green OpenTop Tours buses are currently.


Please note: The CitySightseeing Hop On-Hop Off tour season is May-September. For sightseeing tours in Helsinki in the winter season (October-April), please see Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing. The red arrows on this map during the winter season show the current location of the Panorama Sightseeing tour bus.

Please note that changes on the route are possible due to street works, traffic conditions or events.


Please note! Delays or changes on tour routes and timetables are possible due to public events, road works, etc. 

Hop On-Hop Off

Beautiful Canal Cruise

  • May 16-19: Due to low sea level, all sightseeing cruise departures may follow the City Highlights Cruise route. If you already have a ticket for the Beautiful Canal Cruise, you don't have to do anything. Your ticket will be valid for your chosen departure time.
  • May 17: extra departure at 16:30
  • No departures on: June 6 at 12:30 & 14:30, June 7 at 14:30, July 31 at 13:30, July 20 at 15:30 & 17:30

City Highlights Cruise

Extra departures in May:
May 18, May 19, May 20 and May 23, 2024
at 11:30, 15:30

Pizza Cruise&Evening Cruise 

Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing


How do I know which tour bus I should take?

All our Hop On-Hop Off bus stops are indicated with this sign:


Your tour is valid for both the red City Sightseeing Hop On-Hop Off buses and the green Open Top Tours buses:


Hop On-Hop Off stops 2024

1. Senate Square/Helsinki City Museum

Senate Square can perhaps remind us that Finland became independent in 1917, immediately after the Russian Revolution, and managed to retain its sovereignty even during the difficult times of World War II.

2. Old Market Hall

The Old Market Hall, located just next to the Market Square, has been serving its customers since 1889.

3. Olympia Terminal (Silja Line)

The Olympia Terminal was built for the Olympic Games in 1952 and is now used by TallinkSilja.

4. Café Ursula/Kaivopuisto Park

A popular spot for a coffee with a splendid sea view.

5. Compass Square

The Uunisaari island, only a few minutes ferry ride away from the main land, is a perfect way to escape the city just for a moment: there is a public beach and barbeque area. If you didn’t pack your lunch with you, there is a restaurant at your service.

6. Eira

This jugend-style district dates back to the early 20th century.

7. Hernesaari Cruise Terminal LHD

One of Helsinki’s ports. Arrival and departure point for cruise ships visiting the city. Stop only on certain cruise ship days.

8. Hernesaari Cruise Terminal LHB & LHC

One of Helsinki’s ports. Arrival and departure point for cruise ships visiting the city. Stop only on certain cruise ship days.

9. Löyly

Löyly, an urban oasis occupying a stretch of beautiful Helsinki waterfront, offers exceptional architecture in a unique location, the traditional Finnish sauna, a huge terrace and a restaurant.

10. Flea Market/Bulevardi/Sinebrychoff Art Museum

The flea market at Hietalahti Market Square is an exciting place to visit when local Helsinki residents gather here to sell their old possessions and to hunt new treasures. The Sinebrychoff Art Museum, exhibiting old European art, is part of the Finnish National Gallery.

11. Swedish Theatre/Design Museum/Museum of Finnish Architecture

In the heart of Helsinki, opposite to Stockmann department store and at the end of Esplanade Park.

12. Market Square/Boat tours

Market Square is the departure point for Helsinki Sightseeing boat tours, by the yellow flags. SkyWheel Helsinki, Flytour Helsinki and Allas Sea Pool are located next to the Market Square.

13. Sokos/Amos Rex/Kiasma/Parliament House/Helsinki Music Center/Oodi/Central Railway Station/Ateneum

This area is full of culture, history and shopping opportunities! Also the main post office and the central railway station are just around the corner.

14. Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church)/HAM Helsinki Art Museum/Finnish Museum of Natural History

Street address: Arkadiankatu 17.

The Lutheran Temppeliaukio Church has been blasted out of solid rock and is a very popular tourist attraction. Helsinki Art Museum is located in Tennispalatsi, a functionalist style building that originally was built for the 1940 Summer Olympics.

15. Sibelius monument

Dedicated to the famous composer Jean Sibelius, this monument is one of the “musts” when visiting Helsinki.

16. Olympic Stadium & tower/TAHTO Sports Museum

Apart from being an arena for many big events the Olympic Stadium offers a beautiful view over the roofs of Helsinki from its tower that is open to the public. You will also find here the statue of the world famous athlete Paavo Nurmi and the TAHTO Sports Museum.

17. Linnanmäki Amusement Park/Sea Life Helsinki

Linnanmäki is the oldest and most popular amusement park in Finland. Experience the wonders of the underwater world in the Sea Life Helsinki aquarium.

18. Linnunlaulu/Helsinki City Theatre

The wooden villas of Linnunlaulu (Finnish for “bird song”) are a beautiful memento from the end of the 19. century. The blue villa houses an outdoor café in the summer season.

19. Hakaniemi Market Square and Market Hall/Kallio

The Hakaniemi Market Square and Market Hall are traditional way to shop for fresh produce and local delicacies. Kallio, located next to Hakaniemi, is a relaxed and bohemian neighborhood known as a district for students, young adults and artists.

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