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Beta version of HSL card purchase online launched on 8 June

Helsinki Region Transport HSL will launch online top up of HSL cards on Monday 8 June. You can use the service to top up your HSL card with season tickets and value. Tickets purchased online will be transferred to your HSL card when you show the card to a card reader. In addition, you can set up email reminders to notify you when you need to renew your season ticket or the value balance is running low. All your card transactions will be listed in the service. If you lose your card, you can close is via the service.

Range of tickets

You can buy season tickets and value to your HSL card regardless of your customer group. There are adult, child and discount tickets.

  • You can buy  season tickets for 30, 60, 90 or 360 days. You can set the ticket validity to start immediately or within 60 days from the moment of purchase.
  • The amount of value can be between 5 and 400 euros.

Transfer the ticket to your card at a card reader

You need to transfer the season ticket and value purchased via the service onto your HSL card at a card reader before you can use them. Show your card to a card reader on a bus, commuter train or tram, or at a Metro station. You can also transfer the ticket to your card at a ticket machine.

Keep your card at the card reader long enough. The card reader will notify you when the transfer is complete. Data transfer in the back-end systems takes some time but the season ticket and value will b be ready for transfer at a card reader within 60 minutes from the moment of purchase.

In the HSL card service, you can pay

  • by payment card (VISA, VISA Electron, Mastercard, American Express). You can use either debit or credit card.
  • using MobilePay,
  • or online banking.

Log in using your HSL account

To use the HSL card service, you need an HSL account. The use of the service requires registration.

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