Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre
Hanasaarenranta 5, Finland, 02100 ESPOO
Tel: +358 9 435 020
Email: reception@hanaholmen.fi

By bus

Hanasaari Cultural Centre is served by all buses operating along the Westway from Helsinki (local Espoo bus nos. 102-166 and services to westerly destinations such as Kirkkonummi, Inkoo and Hanko). The Espoo buses start from platforms 42-55 at the terminal in Kamppi. The trip takes approximately 10 minutes from Helsinki Central Bus Station (you can check schedule from Journey Planner).

Passengers arriving at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport can either take a taxi directly to the Cultural Centre or travel by bus changing at Helsinki city centre. Please note that there is also a power station in East Helsinki called Hanasaari, so be sure to ask the driver to take you to Hanasaari Cultural Centre in Espoo.

Passengers arriving at the ferry terminals from Sweden and Estonia can reach Hanasaari Cultural Centre most easily by taxi or by bus through Helsinki city centre.

By car

Hanasaari is right next to the main Länsiväylä road (“the Westway”, route 51), a little to the West of the NJK yachting club harbour in Koivusaari and to the East of Karhusaari and Tapiola in Espoo. The Cultural Centre may be reached by car from a local junction on the Westway, lying midway between Lauttasaari and the Ring I / Tapiola intersection. There are bus stops at the junction. (the GPS co-ordinates for the junction are N60º10.0 E24º50.6). There is also a signpost at the junction indicating “Hanasaari “.

From the West: Approach Helsinki on the Westway (route 51) and follow the signpost at the Hanasaari junction.

From the North (e.g. from Helsinki-Vantaa airport): Approach Helsinki and turn off at Ring I westbound. Follow the ring road to the Westway (route 51), and then drive towards Helsinki Centre. The signpost for Hanasaari is about one kilometre after the Ring I, Westway intersection.

By taxi

Ask for Hanasaari Cultural Centre in Espoo (be explicit, there is another Hanasaari in East Helsinki). The taxi journey from the city centre of Helsinki to Hanasaari will take approximately 10 minutes and costs 20 euro; from the airport it takes approximately 40 minutes and costs 45 euros.

On foot or by bicycle

A cycle and footpath between Lauttasaari and Tapiola passes close to Hanasaari.

By boat

Hanasaari Cultural Centre has its own jetty on the western side of the island at N 60º09.9 E 24º50.4.