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If Finnair gave you an itinerary using those two flights, then they feel it is a legal, doable connection. It seems short, but that late at night there may not be much traffic so connections might be easier to do. If you are putting the two flights together yourself, then personally I would allow more time. In both cases, if your Hong Kong flight is ...


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Yes, it's open! The escalator between the terminal and the station is still not ready (latest estimate "spring 2016"), but on December 18 they at least opened two elevators that connect directly from the walkway between T1/T2 to the station.


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Yes, there's a 'rest area' of sorts if you can get airside, according to sleepinginairports, and the airport is open 24 hours. Nothing great though, unless you pay - there are hotels available. Rest Zone - The Kainuu Lounge is a space that is open to all passengers who are looking to a quiet place to rest and relax between flights. They don't offer ...


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Helsinki is a comparatively small airport. A walk from what they call ‘terminal 1’ to ‘terminal 2’ is quicker than walking from the furthest A gate in Frankfurt to the furthest B gate, although they are both in Frankfurt’s terminal 1. And apart from it being rather small, there are other reasons why that connection is well doable: Helsinki does not ...


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First of all, to answer your question: No, you cannot get a transit visa; to do what you are asking about, you need a regular Schengen short-stay visa. (There are exceptions, of course, a detailed account of which is beyond the scope of this question. This answer assumes that you are a national of a country whose citizens require a visa to enter the ...


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In the end I had to stay landside since I had bags to check in. I managed to find a row of benches in front of my check-in desk and slept on these. Although the benches had no armrest, thus allowing me to lie down properly, they were made of metal and were padded by some feeble cushioning. Moreover the place can get quite noisy at various points during the ...



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