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Courtyard of Hvitträsk manor

Kirkkonummi (Swedish:Kyrkslätt) is in Uusimaa, about 30km west of Helsinki.


Get in[edit]

See Helsinki#Get around for information about HSL public transport fares and tickets.

By train[edit]

There are frequent local trains from Helsinki and Espoo.

Few trains from Turku to Helsinki stop in Kirkkonummi. Usually you have to transfer to a regional train in Leppävaara, Espoo, sometimes in Karis, to a regional train or a minibus. In both cases the transfer should be included on the ticket.

By bus[edit]

Also buses run regularly from Helsinki.

By car[edit]

Kirkkonummi is a 20–30 minute drive from central Helsinki along highway 51, depending on the traffic.

Get around[edit]

The town is sufficiently small to get around in by foot, however for sights further away, the most practical mode of transportation is your own car. HSL operates local bus routes.

By taxi[edit]

  • Lähitaksi, +358 100 7300 (extra charge: €1.92+€2.5/min+pvm). Traditionally the main taxi dispatch service in the capital region outside of Helsinki. Smartphone app: Taksini Daytime M–Sa €3.90+€1/1.45/km+0.90/min, nights and holidays €7.90+1.05/1.55/km+0.99/min; prebooking €7/14; the lower km and prebooking fees for 1–4 persons.
  • Menevä Kirkkonummi. Smart phone app offers address based routing and calculates price according to them. Pricing told on the web.
  • Smartphone apps: Valopilkku, 02 Taksi


Kirkkonummi church
  • 1 Kirkkonummi church (in the town center).
  • 2 Hvitträsk manor.
  • Sites from the Porkkala parenthesis. From the end of the WW2 until 1956, Soviet Union operated a naval base on the Porkkala peninsula and much of the current Kirkkonummi municipality was part of the base. There are still a couple of landmarks left from the decade known as the "Porkkala parenthesis".
  • 3 Pokrova Orthodox monastery (in Jorvas village).
  • 4 Haapajärvi wooden church.


  • Nuuksio National Park is partially located in Kirkkonummi and there are opportunities for hiking elsewhere in the municipality too.
  • 1 Peuramaa. Small skiing center.
  • 2 Kurk golf. A golf range in the northern part of the municipality.






Go next[edit]

Espoo to the east and to the west Siuntio and on to Raseborg and Hanko

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