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VR gears up for one of its busiest travel weeks

With the Midsummer holidays approaching, VR is gearing up for one of its busiest travel weeks of the year. Around 230,000 passengers are expected to...

Easter holiday weekend brings public transport changes

The four day Easter weekend holiday inevitably brings some changes to the country's public transport system. Thursday is the busiest day for car travel, as...

Bad weather hits train services around the country

Ongoing heavy snowfalls around the country are having an impact on travel schedules especially for train journeys. VR says their long distance services are particularly...

Helsinki’s new pedestrian plans ‘will bring more cars’ to the capital

Many cities around the world are reducing the number of cars on the roads as a way to improve walkability. Helsinki is also planning...

More demand for Finnish consular services abroad

More Finns are looking for help from the Foreign Ministry when they travel overseas. During 208, more than 240,000 people registered their travel plans and...

Air miles ministers: meet the government’s most frequent flyers

Finnish ministers have clocked up thousands of of flights since the current government came to power in 2015. But who flies the most? According to...

Domestic travel drives Finland’s summer tourism surge

Finland's summer tourist industry is being driven by demand for domestic travel. It's due in part to efforts from regions around the country to promote...

Passports Hit With Printing Problems

If you've applied for a new Finnish passport in the last six years you should probably take a closer look at the pages. Police say...

Finnair Names New CEO

Finland's national airline has named a new CEO. Topi Manner takes over running the company, which is majority state-owned, after a career at Nordea Bank. The...

Helsinki Crowned Europe’s Busiest Passenger Port

The Port of Helsinki has become the busiest passenger port in Europe according to new figures. In 2017, 11.8 million ferry passengers sailed through the...