Last mile connections

Park at the station and hop on a train

An easy way to travel

Did you know that you can now make your everyday travelling easier with the park-and-ride service? If you purchase a train ticket, you can park up to 12 hours at selected stations. The free parking benefit is currently available at the stations of Tikkurila, Leinelä, Martinlaakso, Myyrmäki and Rekola. At the Malmi station the 12 hour parking costs 1€.

The park-and-ride benefit is available for all passengers travelling from the selected stations.

How do I park at Vantaa?

Registering the parking

  • The parking benefit is available at the stations of Tikkurila, Leinelä, Martinlaakso, Myyrmäki and Rekola.

  • Park your car at your departure station’s park-and-ride area at the earliest one hour before your train’s departure time.

  • Enter your car's registration number into the parking ticket machine and select “Park-and-ride on a HSL or VR ticket”.

  • Show the QR code of your ticket to the code reader. Green light indicates that the ticket has been accepted.

  • Confirm your parking by selecting "12 h free parking" on the bottom right corner.

During the parking

  • Your parking time is 12 hours starting from the confirmation of your parking.

  • You do not need to print the receipt or take it to your car, the information is automatically transferred to parking control.

  • Hop on your train and enjoy the trip!

  • When you finish your parking and leave the parking area, you don't need to do anything else.

How do I park in Helsinki?

Registering the parking

  • The parking benefit is available at Malmi station.

  • Park your car at your departure station’s park-and-ride area at the earliest one hour before your train’s departure time.

  • Show the QR code of your ticket to the code reader. Green light indicates that the ticket has been accepted.

  • Pay the 1€ parking fee either with cash or card.

  • After payment you will see the message "1,00€ maximum amount paid".

  • Confirm your parking by pressing the green button. The machine prints your parking ticket.

Pysäköinnin aikana

  • Take your parking ticket to your car for the duration of parking.

  • Your parking time is 12 hours starting from the confirmation of your parking.


  • Hop on your train and enjoy the trip!

  • When you finish your parking and leave the parking area, you don't need to do anything else.

Frequently asked questions

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