Driving in Finland varies from driving in other countries so it’s a good idea to understand some road rules before you start your road trip there. Sixt has provided a guide with some useful driving tips for our customers to read through.
Please read our guide below before you start your journey in Finland.
Here are the speed limits to abide by when driving in Finland:
The following documents should be carried at all times, when driving in Finland:
There are no toll roads in Finland.
If somebody flashes there headlights at you it could mean that there is an accident ahead, there is a moose on the road or that you haven’t got your headlights on.
Most cities have metered parking areas. However, sometimes parking is free, but the parking time limited. In this case you need a parking disc, which can be obtained from petrol stations, kiosks and most shops.
Make sure you’re prepared to present necessary documents when stopped by a police officer.
To contact the emergency services call 112
Be aware of Moose, Elk and reindeer as they can sometimes wander onto roads and they are most active during dusk.
Sixt has a number of branches in the cities of Espoo, Turku, Rovaniemi, and Vantaa. We also have 7 branches in the Capital city of Helsinki including one at Helsinki Airport.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.