Transport in Finland
Transport in Finland, in particular, bus, air and rail, has a developed structure.
The main modes of transport in Finland
- Public transport: This includes trams, electric trains and buses. Tickets are sold in automatic ticket offices, newsagents, and the cabin from the driver. But to save on transportation costs, it is best to buy a travel card, valid for a few days (3, 5, 7). When you exit the bus or tram you have to press a special button (located on the side door) - otherwise the door can not be opened. Upon arrival in Finland, it is advisable to get a Helsinki Card - it allows you to travel by public transport an unlimited number of times + free admission to museums + receive discounts at some restaurants.
- Railway transport: reach, for example, Tampere, Turku, Pori, Rovaniemi and Helsinki can be on the train. It is worth noting that motorists Finnish trains provide an opportunity to carry a vehicle, setting it on a special platform. In order to save costs interested in the system of discounts: for example, the cost of group tickets (minimum of 3 persons) will cost 20% less, 6-16 year olds receive a 50% discount (up to 6 years - free of charge), and young people traveling by Scandinavian countries, can offer to get a discount ticket Scanrail Card (you can save 25-50% depending on your age).
- Water transport: if desired, you can move within the country to the lake steamers or motorboats. Among the popular tourist routes such as the "Silver Line", "The Way of the poet", on Lake Saimaa routes.
Because the streets are not taken to stop a taxi, you can call on the phone or use its services on special parking lots.
Check whether the driver is free to simply - on the roofwill light yellow signal "TAKSI". Finnish taxis are equipped with electronic meters with printers, which are included at the time when the car moves off, on and off when it is stopped (the device prints out a check at the end of the trip).
For your rental (minimum age - 21-25s) you need to have an IDP and a credit card (the one block certain deposit - Unlock happen at the expiration of the lease term). Movement in the country right hand and make overtaking on bends, inclines and in close proximity to the intersection, and the use of radar detectors (you may be fined even shut down radar, which is stored in the glove compartment of the machine) - is prohibited.
Finland offers modern landscaped highways, so travel around the country you can easily carry on a vehicle.