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Getting here

The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia's address is Nuuksiontie 84, FI-02820 Espoo. Haltia is located roughly 30 kilometres from Helsinki city centre and 17 kilometres from the centre of Espoo. You can reach the Nature Centre by public transport, bicycle, car or by hiking. Read more information below.

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Bus connection to Haltia

You can also reach Haltia by first taking the train U, E or X to Espoo Centre and continuing with the bus 245/245A/245K to Nuuksionpää/Kattila that departs from Espoo Centre/ Espoo Train Station (plattform nr 32). Get off the bus at the Solvalla sports institute stop. From the bus stop, it is only a 30-metre walk to Haltia. 

Within the City of Espoo, you can travel with the local city bus pass; on the lines crossing municipal boundaries in the metropolitan area, you will need a regional pass. The trip from Espoo Centre to Haltia takes roughly 25 minutes, and the trip from the centre of Helsinki to Haltia lasts roughly one hour. You will find time tables and connection maps at www.hsl.fi.

Haltia by bicycle or on foot

A new pedestrian and bicycle way has been built on the Nuuksiontie road. Parking for bicycles can be found next to Haltia’s main entrance. 

You can also reach Haltia on foot by connecting routes from different parts of the Nuuksio National Park, for example from the outdoor recreation areas of Pirttimäki, Salmi and Oittaa. You can also hike to Haltia from the western end of Nuuksio from Veikkola and the Klassari gate. Read more about hiking trails >

Haltia by car

When driving to Haltia, turn off the Turku highway (road no 1) to Nupurintie road (road number 110). At Nupuri turn north onto the Brobackantie road. The Brobackantie road then changes into the Nuuksiontie road, which you should follow until you reach Haltia. There are signs to The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia along the road.