Transport and infrastructure in Finland

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Finland with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 454,000 km. Theoretically, this is 82.09 meter for each of the 5.5 millions inhabitants of the country. Finland hereby ranks 3rd in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 1.07 meters of railway tracks per person Finland come 6th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 1,250 km long coastline.

Airports in Finland

Back to overview: Finland



 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways454,000 km82,086.98 km1,341.41 m
Railroads5,900 km1,071.47 km17.51 m
Waterways8,000 km1,446.47 km23.64 m
Commercial harbors27449.540.001


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways6,708,300 km11,135.99 km1,111.61 m
Railroads273,500 km454.00 km45.32 m
Waterways53,100 km88.21 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors15,35825.490.003
Finland: AirportsLargest airports and airlines in FinlandThe 17 biggest airports and 7 airlines in Finland with further information and data
Finland: ClimateClimate and temperature development in FinlandA climate analysis for Finland incl. temperatures, humidity, rain days per month, hours of sunshine, Water temperature, Rainfalls
Ranking: MegacitiesMega cities - the biggest cities all over the worldRanking of the biggest cities worldwide. On top: Shanghai, Chongqing and Beijing