Ukraine: Travel Implications
Updated 2 March 2023
The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs urges cancellation of all travel to Russia.
It is impossible to transfer money to/from Russia, or to use foreign cards for payment or to withdraw cash from ATMs in Russia.
The EU has banned Russian planes from EU airspace, which includes Finnish airspace.
Finnair flights in Russian airspace cancelled until further notice.
Finnair operations in Ukrainian airspace suspended until further notice.
Finnair flights on some routes are longer due to re-routing to avoid Russian airspace.
Travel in Finland
This section focuses on travel within Finland, but also tells you how to get out! The Cruises page will get you to the archipelago, Åland, Stockholm, Tallinn and St. Petersburg, and there's a Travel agencies page for trips further abroad. Hyvää matkaa.
Tip: Finland's municipal Route Planners are terrific; door-to-door, step-by-step directions and options for your trip!
Travel & Transit section:
- Finnish Travel Guides: Day trips and travel guides, letting you plan your holiday by destination, season or even your favourite activity!
- Finnish Adventures: Uniquely Finnish holidays, activities and tours, including 'extreme' adventures
- Finnish Travel Agencies: Full-service, online, and activity travel agencies in Finland
- Accommodation: Cabins & cottages, Bed & breakfasts, Holiday homes, apartments and aparthotels, Hotels, Hostels, Camping & camp sites
- Cruises & Ferries: Cruise to Stockholm and see Åland and the archipelago, or visit Tallinn and St.Petersburg!
- Flights & Airports: Domestic airlines, schedules, bookings, Finland-wide airports and services
- Long Distance Buses & Trains: Intercity travel in Finland. Travel to St. Petersburg. Domestic freight and courier service
- Local Public Transport: Helsinki region, City Bikes, Helsinki Airport, public transport city by city, ferries Finland-wide, Suomenlinna ferry
- Car Hire / Rental & Sharing: Car rental companies; Van, Mini-bus, 4-Wheel Drive, Motor home. Car sharing. Limousines
Links to other sites are direct to the relevant page, where possible
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