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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Helsinki?
Traveling around Helsinki doesn’t have to break the bank, with daily car rental prices starting at just $41 within the past seven days.
Can I rent a car from Vantaa Airport (HEL)?
The rental car counters at Vantaa Airport (HEL) are located at the service desk in the corridor between Terminals 1 and 2. Here you can grab a set of wheels at Budget, Sixt or Enterprise. Europcar and Hertz also provide some amazing deals.
Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Helsinki?
Lock in your ride without paying in advance with our Book Now Pay Later option. When you go to collect your car in Helsinki, simply have whoever’s driving hand over a valid credit card to pay in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your card in the amount of the deposit. It’s a terrific way to help you manage your budget and give you more payment flexibility. Prepayment applies to some cheaper car rental deals. Expedia search results will display if a car is eligible for “pay at pickup.”
What happens if I need to cancel my Helsinki car reservation?
Scan over the rental policy to be sure, but almost all prepaid rentals will receive a full refund if you notify us a minimum of six hours prior to pickup. There are some exemptions though. Your itinerary will have more info, or just jump onto our Customer Service Portal.
What types of cars can I rent in Helsinki?
Slide behind the wheel of a compact vehicle in Helsinki and you’ll be in good company. The most sought-after type of rental car, these rides are cost-effective, good on gas and a snap to park. With a compact vehicle, you’ll easily navigate busy city streets. Alternatively, you can think big. Check out our range of larger rental models including full-size, intermediate and premium. However you want to roll, we’ll have your perfect ride.
Where can I go on a road trip from Helsinki?
Helsinki has lots to offer — but there’s even more to explore farther afield. Get comfortable behind the wheel of a rental car and you can drive around the region at your own pace. Make room in your itinerary for these amazing spots:

  • Tampere is 99 miles (160 km) away and has tons to keep you on the hop. To begin with, there’s Tampere Hall, Stockmann and Moomin Museum. Your toughest decision here will be choosing what to see first!
  • No Helsinki road trip is complete without exploring Turku, around 99 miles (160 km) from Helsinki. Stay a few days to check out Turku Castle, Turku Cathedral and Turku Market Square before continuing your adventure.
  • Imatrankoski Rapids, some 149 miles (240 km) from Helsinki, is a terrific place to take a break from being on the road. Pack a picnic lunch or just enjoy the great outdoors.

Why should I rent a Helsinki car with Expedia?
With loads of experience finding the best prices for travelers around the world, Expedia is the ideal place to rent your vehicle. We’ve got suppliers in Helsinki to choose from, offering everything from small and zippy models to roomy, full-size rides. Why not combine your car with your hotel and flights and save even more? From our vacation packages to our member prices and exclusive offers, Expedia will get you in the driver’s seat for less.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Helsinki with Expedia?
Expedia makes it quick and easy to compare prices, offers and rental providers, and to check customer reviews. Bundle your Helsinki car rental with flight or hotel bookings and you can make even bigger savings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Helsinki?
Drivers aged 20 and above can hit the highway in Helsinki in a rental vehicle. If you’re a young driver, a daily surcharge applies. You’ll usually be restricted to a few car categories, such as economy and mid-size, and may also have to take out an all-inclusive insurance rate. Always enter the correct age of the main driver when booking to find out if any restrictions or surcharges apply.
What do you need to rent a car in Helsinki?
A current driver’s license and a credit card in the same name are essentials. Don’t want to take out the company’s insurance plan? Then there’s a good chance you’ll also need proof of your own coverage. Rules may differ between suppliers, so read through your policy.
What side of the road do you drive on in Helsinki?
Visitors from the U.S. will feel quite at home zipping around Helsinki — motorists here drive on the right side.
Can I drive in Helsinki with my U.S. driver's license?
You can go road-tripping around Helsinki with a valid U.S. license. But for peace of mind, obtain an International Driving Permit before you take off. It’s an additional handy form of identification to have while you’re traveling.
What is the cheapest car rental in Helsinki?
According to prices found within the past seven days, the lowest daily rate for a cheap car rental in Helsinki was just $41. The next best price was $42 per day.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Helsinki?
Whether you’re planning to stick around Helsinki or explore what’s beyond, you can book a long-term rental with Expedia. Enter your trip dates and pick-up/drop-off locations and we’ll help you find the best long-term car rental deals.
Where can I find a Helsinki car rental if I am younger than 25?
If you’re a young driver hoping to book a rental in Helsinki, you’ll need to check the policies of the car rental companies you’re interested in. Some may rent to drivers under 25, some may not. There may be additional costs if you’re between 21 and 24 years of age. To avoid any unwanted surprises on pickup, make sure you know what to expect.

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Renting a car in Helsinki

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Helsinki. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Helsinki

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $41.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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Car classes available from Expedia in 2023

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