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Travel centre (on the right) near the Klaukkala bus station in the Viirinlaakso area

Klaukkala (Swedish: Klövskog) is an urban area of about 20,000 people in the Nurmijärvi municipality in the Uusimaa region in southern Finland, right north of Helsinki.


Although Klaukkala is not the administrative center of the Nurmijärvi municipality, it has the largest population, as almost half of the municipality's residents live in Klaukkala. Klaukkala is so close to borders of Vantaa and Espoo that. In the 2010s, it was merged into the Helsinki urban area.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

By bus[edit]

Korsisaari operates bus routes from Helsinki and Hyvinkää to Klaukkala. Long-distance buses between Tampere and Helsinki stop at highway stop Klaukkala liittymä 11. The 1 Klaukkala bus station is located in the Viirinlaakso area, the southern part of Klaukkala.

By plane[edit]

2 Helsinki Airport (HEL IATA) is located about 20 kilometers southeast of Klaukkala.

Get around[edit]

By taxi[edit]

See Uusimaa#By_taxi for information about companies and fares

By bike or foot[edit]


  • 1 Klaukkala church (Klaukkalan kirkko), Ylitilantie 6. Completed in 2004, this church is modern-styled and copper-plated.
  • 2 Saint Nectarios of Aegina church (Pyhän Nektarios Eginalaisen kirkko), Kuonomäentie 80. Completed in 1995, a wooden orthodox church.
  • 3 Vaskonmäki. The big rock in the middle of village, popular with local climbers.
  • 4 Ali-Olli Alpaca Farm (Ali-Ollin Alpakkatila), Kuonomäentie 117. Farm where alpacas are grown according to the name of the farm. Pony riding is also possible on the farm.
  • 5 Aitohelmi (Kiinteistö Oy Aitohelmi), Klaukkalantie 72.


The multipurpose building Monikko
  • 1 Klaukkalan tornikeskus, Tornimäentie 20. The resort centre, which includes fitness staircase. Offers also mountain biking.
  • 2 Tiira Beach of Lake Valkjärvi (Valkjärven Tiiran uimaranta), Tiiranranta 37. The lakeshore for swimming.
  • 3 Monikko (Monitoimitalo Monikko), Kuntotie 7. Monikko hosts a number of events, including entertainment as music and stand-up shows. It is next to the Klaukkala sport area.
  • 4 Isosuo nature trail (Isosuon luontopolku).
  • 5 Klaukkala tennis & squash halls (Klaukkalan Tennishallit), Isosuo 1. Tennis and squash halls near to the Klaukkala sport area.
  • 6 Klaukkala ice hockey hall (Klaukkalan jäähalli), Lepsämäntie 12. Ice hockey hall near to the Klaukkala sport area.
  • 7 Blackhill Gym, Keskivari 4, +358 40 560 0695, .
  • 8 Kayaking. In October. On the Luhtajoki river, which is one of the Vantaa River's tributaries flowing next to Klaukkala, is possible to practice kayaking depending on the water level.


The industrial area Järvihaka is very close to Valkjärvi and Tiira beach.


Shopping centres[edit]

  • 1 Viiri shopping mall (Kauppakeskus Viiri), Viirintie 9. The biggest shopping mall of Klaukkala, which includes K-Citymarket and 17 other stores.
  • 2 Brunni shopping mall (Kauppakeskus Brunni), Isoseppälä 14. The second largest shopping mall of Klaukkala, which includes S-market store.

Grocery stores[edit]

A new S-market grocery store

Department and discount stores[edit]




The Keidas building.


Pubs and bars[edit]



The nearest hotel, 1 Korpilampi, is about 9 km south of Klaukkala in Lahnus, Espoo.

Stay safe[edit]

Stay healthy[edit]



Finland in general lacks internet cafes as most of the people have connections in their home and in their pocket, and Klaukkala is no exception. Many of the places of business do have wi-fi for customers (although it's usually called "WLAN"); ask the staff for details. For free wi-fi and internet terminals, check the 2 Klaukkala Library.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Klaukkala
Loppi ← Vihtijärvi (Vihti) ←  NW  SE  → Highway 3 (E12) → END

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