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Currently there are two schemes in place in Helsinki:
an Access Restriction scheme for lorries longer than 12 meters and an Environmental Zone for buses and refuse vehicles.

Dates and details
Lorries over 12 meter length need a permit.

Vehicles affected
Lorries over 12 meter length.

Type of restriction
Length restriction.

Scheme Boundary
Helsinki map both schemes
red - Environmental Zone for buses and garbage trucks in Helsinki
green – Heavy Traffic Restricted Area, lorries over 12 m are forbidden

Helsinki map heavy vehicles
orange – areas where lorries over 12 meters are forbidden
red lines – recommended routes between Vuosaari harbour and main roads
grey lines – recommended routes between passenger harbours and main roads

Road Sign
Finland Helsinki access regulation road sign

Need to Register?
Particular licence for lorries over 12m length can be obtained from the
Traffic planning department
Tel. 09 310 1673
Kansakoulukatu 1A
PL2100 00099 Helsinki Finland

Foreign Vehicles?
Yes, are affected.

Hours of operation


Further Information
Port of Helsinki

City website
Helsinki city website
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