This year, the city bike season will start in Helsinki and Espoo earlier than last year.
You can track the status of bike stations and the availability of bikes in Moovit, HSL and on the City Bike station map.
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The early opening of the season is due to the coronavirus outbreak. The City of Helsinki, HKL and the City of Espoo decided to bring forward the opening of the city bike season because the use of the bikes could provide one way to mitigate the spread of the virus.
This year, there will be 242 bike stations in Helsinki and 109 stations in Espoo. There will be in total 351 stations and some 3,500 bikes.
Some stations are relocated due to construction.
In Vantaa, the city bike season will start on 1 April. The Vantaa service is not integrated with the service in Helsinki and Espoo. If you want to ride in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, you need to buy separate passes for the two services. All in all, there will 100 bike stations and 1,000 bikes in Vantaa. A couple of new stations will be introduced during the season.
Prices are the same in Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa: a pass for the whole season costs 30 euros. A day pass costs five euros and a weekly pass ten euros. All passes allow unlimited up to 30-minute bike rides during their validity and you can ride longer for an extra charge. A pass for the whole season will be valid until the end of October.