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. Between 18th April and 29th September there is a direct bus line from Helsinki City Centre to Haltia. Read more information below.
In summer 2014 there is a direct bus connection from Helsinki city centre to Haltia from 18th April to 29th September. The bus stop is located at the front of the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.
Timetable: Once per day 18.4.-5.6. & 18.8.-29.9. Helsinki-Haltia at 9.30 am, Haltia-Helsinki 1.30 pm.
Three times per day 6.6.-17.8., Helsinki-Haltia at 9.30 am, 11.30 am, 1.45 pm, Helsinki-Kiasma at 10.15 am, 1.00 pm, 2.30 pm.
See the timetable as a pdf-file here>
More information from Haltia.
You can also reach Haltia effortlessly by taking the number 85(K) bus that leaves from the Espoo Centre. You can reach Espoo Centre by train, for example.
Get off the bus number 85(K) at the Solvalla sports institute stop. From the bus stop, there 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.
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, as connections between the Nuuksio National Park and Haltia are currently being developed. When Haltia opens on May 31, 2013, you will be able to hike there from the edges of the Nuuksio lake uplands – 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 >
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.