Helsinki - Open Top Bus Tour + Beautiful Canal Route


Combine two beautiful sightseeing experiences and enjoy the best of Helsinki on land and at sea. This package includes the Beautiful Canal Route, which has been voted the best tourist attraction in Helsinki, as well as the hop/on – hop/off tour by bus.

During the 90-minute cruise, you will get to see the most breath-taking shorelines in Helsinki and many of the beautiful sites the city has to offer. A few of the fabulous sights the cruise will pass include the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress the Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the fleet of icebreakers and the Degerö Canal.

The sightseeing tour by bus takes you around Helsinki in an open top double-decker, which stops at carefully chosen spots. One of the stops is the Tempelliaukio Church, which has been blasted out of solid rock. Other highlights on the route included such as Lasipalatsi (glass Palace), Market Square, National Museum, Parliament house, Music center and many others. In case of bad weather there is a roof which can be easily closed to protect you from the elements.

Please note down your preferred time under comments when booking

  • Available: Daily from May 5 to September 23
  • Departure place: Senate Square (bus) and the Market Square (boat)
    • May 5 – May 19 : 10:30, 12:30 and 14:30 hrs
    • May 20 – September 3: 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30 and 18:30 hrs
    • September 4 – September 23: 10:30, 12:30 and 14:30 hrs
    • The bus is running approximately every 40 minutes between 10:00 – 16:00 hrs.
  • Duration: 1,5 hours for the Beautiful Canal Route and 1,5 hours for the Hop-on/Hop-off bus tour
  • Language: Guiding through loudspeakers (boat) and audio-guide (bus) in English, German, Finnish and Russian
  • Price 2017: EUR 41,- per adult
  • Child conditions: EUR 21,- per child (6- 15 years). Children under the age of 6 free of charge
  • Please note:
    • Special conditions: Not all the ships are tailored for persons with reduced mobility. Please contact us regarding reduced mobility access. The Hop-on Hop-off bus tour tickets are valid for 24 hours after validating.