It is very easy to get a Prepaid SIM-card for data and phone calls in Finland and Helsinki. Starting from only 5€.
Where to Buy?
Definitely the best place to buy a prepaid SIM-card in Helsinki is R-Kioski. They offer a good selection of prepaid cards from the 3 biggest mobile phone carriers Elisa, DNA and Telia. You can find their selection in here, information available only in Finnish unfortunately.
You can find R-Kioski in the airport and everywhere in the city. When arriving from an international flight. You can find Alepa on your left side after exiting baggage pick up.
Plans and Cost
These are example costs and plans for different usage.
Short term stay(week or less):
Telia Prepaid 5,90€
Includes 7€ of balance. 100mb/s internet speed. All SIM-sizes. Data 0.01€/Mb (max 0.99€ day, then no limit).
DNA Unlimited Prepaid 7,90€
Includes 7€ of balance. 300mb/s internet speed. All SIM-sizes. Data cost 0.89€/day unlimited usage
Saunalahti Prepaid 5.90€
Includes 6€ of balance. 100mb/s internet speed. All SIM-sizes. Data Cost 0.066€/MB (max 0.99€/day, then no limit)
Long term stay(more than a week):
DNA Dataprepaid 4G 30 days 24,90€
All SIM-Sizes, 300mb/s speed. 30 days unlimited use.
Telia Prepaid Internet 31 days 24,90€
All SIM-sizes, 100mb/s speed. 31 days unlimited use.
Saunalahti Wifi-egg + 4G 30 days 59,90€
Includes a wifi-egg, best way to share internet for many people. 100mb/s speed. 30 days unlimited use.
Top Up / Recharge
Head to R-Kioski, Alepa, S-Market, K-Market with your phone number and tell the clerk how much you want to top up / recharge and they will do it for you.
WIFI in Helsinki
Free public unlimited WIFI is available in the airport and all around downtown.