Welcome to Hamina, the world-class small town!
Hamina is located on the coast of the Eastern Gulf of Finland, only about a one hour drive from Lappeenranta and less than an hour and a half from Helsinki (150 km) traveling the E18 motorway. Hamina’s distance to the Russian border is about 40 kilometers.
In Hamina, everything is nearby, so it is easy to get around on foot or by bike. Hamina offers free parking, but remember to use your parking disc.
There is disabled parking next to the Market Square and in front of the Hamina Spa on Puistokatu street. You can find more information on the Automobile and Touring Club of Finland site.
It is easy to arrive in Hamina via public transport.
You can take a bus to Hamina directly from Helsinki, Kouvola, Lappeenranta and Kotka.
You can take a train from Kouvola to Kotka for the price of a local ticket, and then hop on a bus to Hamina from there.
The local Kotka buses are called Jonne & Minne. You can buy a single use ticket from the driver with cash or you can pay for your ticket via the Waltti-app. Learn more about regional timetables here and public transportation here.
The airports nearest to Hamina are the Lappeenranta (LPR) and the Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) airports.
You can also access the world-class small town by boat. Read more about arriving in Hamina.
Brochures and tourist information
Get acquainted with Hamina sights and points of interest via our maps and brochures. Download brochures here.
You can also pick up brochures at:
- The SpaHotel Hamina, Sibeliuskatu 32
- The Tourist and Customer information Rinkeli. Puistokatu 2, open mon-thurs: 08:00-16:00, fri 08:00-15:00. Entrance is across the street from the Hamina Spa.
- Additionally, brochures can also be found in numerous shops around town.
Year-round tourist information:
Address: Sibeliuskatu 32
tel. +358 (0)40 199 1330
Book accommodation and activities
Book travel packages, activities and accommodation on the VisitKotkaHamina webshop.
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Welcome to Hamina to experience the town your way, year round!