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Public transport services over Christmas and New Year

There will be changes to public transport services over the Christmas and New Year. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, a Sunday service will operate. On Christmas Day, services will run from about 11am. On New Year’s Eve, a Friday service will operate and on New Year’s Day, a Sunday service will operate.

There will be no additional services on New Year’s night.

During the school Christmas break, 21 December to 6 January and 23 December to 6 January, some bus routes will not operate or will operate to special timetables.

On 23 December, a normal weekday service will operate.

On Christmas Eve 24 December, a Sunday service will operate.

Commuter trains to Riihimäki and Lahti (R and Z trains) will operate a reduced service from 4pm.
The 11.03pm L train from Helsinki will terminate at Kirkkonummi (i.e. the train will not run via Siuntio to Karjaa).

On Christmas Day 25 December, a Sunday service will operate approximately from 11am

Commuter trains will operate a reduced service until approximately 11am, after which a Sunday service will operate.
Metro services will operate approximately from 10.30am. Tram services will run from about 11am. Bus routes will operate a Sunday service from 10.30am.

The Suomenlinna ferry will operate a Sunday service throughout the day.

On Boxing Day 26 December, a Sunday service will operate. Commuter trains will operate a Saturday night service. Changes to U line bus services are possible.

Additional bus services to cemeteries on Christmas Eve

There will be additional bus services to cemeteries on Christmas Eve. Bus 24X will operate one-way loop serving Hietaniemi clockwise. The bus will run between Asema-aukio and Hietaniemi every 15 minutes about 10am to 5pm. In Hietaniemi, the bus will depart from the “Hietaniemi” bus stop. Bus 24 will run directly along Mechelininkatu. The bus will not serve Hietaniemi and the following stops: “Väinämöisenkatu”, “Väinämöisenkenttä” (H1268), “Hietaniemi”, “Hietakannaksentie”  and “Taivallahti”.

Route 722 will have additional services to Honkanummi cemetery. The bus will run every 60 minutes from the Railway Square (Rautatientori) 7.26am to 4.26pm and from Havukoski 8.15am to 5.15pm.

On New Year's Eve 31 December, a Friday service will operate

There will be no additional services. The metro will also operate a normal weekday service.

On New Year’s Day, 1 January, a Sunday service will operate. However, commuter trains will operate a normal Friday night service. Changes to U line bus services are possible.

On 5 January 2021, a Friday service will operate. Changes to U line bus services are possible.

On Epiphany 6 January 2021, a Sunday service will operate. Changes to U line bus services are possible.

All timetables are available in the Journey Planner

Read more:
HSL: Public transport services over Christmas and New Year


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