Visit Oodi

Helsinki Central Library Oodi

Visiting address: Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Postal address: PL 10455, 00099 Helsingin kaupunki
09 310 85000

Only restricted services at Oodi until 16th of May.

More information on restricted services

Opening hours
Mon–Fri 8–20
Sat–Sun 10–18

Exceptional opening hours

Töölönlahdenkatu 4, Helsinki, Finland

Meet you at Kansalaistori square!

Central Library Oodi is located in Helsinki city centre at Kansalaistori square, opposite Parliament House, in the immediate vicinity of the railway station. You can easily reach us from anywhere in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area using public transport.


Central Library Oodi’s three entrances are located at Kansalaistori square, on Eero Erkon katu at the end of Rautatientori square and on Töölönlahdenkatu at the end of Töölönlahti bay.

Public transport

By metro: Rautatientori square stop
By tram: Kaivokatu stop, lines 3, 5, 7, 6 and 9; Lasipalatsi stop, lines 1, 2, 4, and 10
By bus: Rautatientori square, Elielinaukio stop
By train: Helsinki Central Railway Station

You can find all the routes and timetables in Helsinki Region Transport’s journey planner.

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Oodi by bicycle

The Baana pedestrian and bicycle corridor runs from Ruoholahti to Kiasma, which is right next door to Oodi. From northern Helsinki, you can easily reach Oodi by following the edge of Central Park and Töölönlahti bay. There are bicycle racks next to Oodi’s Kansalaistori square entrance, and the nearest city bike station is located close by, right next to the railway.

By car

The nearest paid car parks are P-Eliel and Aimo Park Finlandia.

Read more about P-Eliel

Read more about Aimo Park Finlandia

By taxi

The nearest taxi rank is located between Central Library Oodi and Sanoma House, on Eero Erkon katu. You can order a taxi to Oodi’s Eero Erkon katu entrance, and taxis can also drop off their customers in front of the entrance. The distance to the entrance is approximately five metres. The entrance is equipped with a ramp.



Particular attention was paid to accessibility when designing Oodi.


Are dogs allowed in Oodi?

The only pets allowed at Oodi are guide dogs.

Opening hours

Central Library Oodi

Mon–Fri 8–20
Sat–Sun 10–18

Oodi on Helmet


Mon–Thu 9–16
Fri 10–16


Playground Loru

Mon 10–17
Tue–Fri 9.30–17


Kino Regina

The cinema’s ticket counter opens half an hour before the first screening of the day and remains open until the start of the last screening of the day.



Mon–Fri 10–20
Sat 10–18
Sun 10–18


Food & Co. Oodi

Café Mon–Fri 11–18.30
Sat–Sun 11–18
Lunch Mon–Fri 11–15


Exceptional opening hours 2021

Fri 1 Jan, New Year’s Day, closed

Wed 6 Jan, Epiphany, open from 12:00 to 18:00

Fri 2 Apr, Good Friday, closed
Sun 4 Apr, Easter Sunday, closed
Mon 5 Apr, Easter Monday, closed

Fri 30 Apr, May Day Eve, open from 8:00 to 16:00
Sat 1 May, May Day, closed

Thu 13 May, Ascension Day, open from 12:00 to 18:00

Thu 24 Jun, open to from 8:00 to 18:00
Fri 25 Jun, Midsummer Eve, closed
Sat 26 Jun, Midsummer Day, closed
Sun 27 Jun, Midsummer Sunday, closed

Mon 6 Dec, Independence Day, open from 12:00 to 18:00

Thu 23 Dec, Day before Christmas Eve, open from 8:00 to 18:00
Fri 24 Dec, Christmas Eve, closed
Sat 25 Dec, Christmas Day, closed
Sun 26 Dec, Boxing Day, closed

Fri 31 Dec, New Year’s Eve, open from 8:00 to 16:00

Exceptional opening hours 2022

Sat 1 Jan, New Year’s Day, closed

Thu 6 Jan, Epiphany, open from 12:00 to 18:00