House swap in Helsinki

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Helsinki and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We donโ€™t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Helsinki

Helsinki follows Eastern European Time (EET, UTC+2) and switches to UTC+3 (EEST) during summer months.
Main language
Swedish is also an official language in Finland.
Mild summers and cold, snowy winters.
Closest airport
Helsinki Airport, the main international gateway to Finland.
Intl. train station
Helsinki Central
The main station serving both domestic and international routes, such as to Russia.
Near beach?
Helsinki is coastal with several city beaches on the Baltic Sea.
Near mountains?
± 800km
The Scandinavian Mountains to the northwest in Norway are the closest.
Local Cuisine
Finnish cinnamon rolls, often enjoyed with coffee.
Euro (€ - EUR)
Used by 19 of the 27 EU countries.
Must see
A sea fortress spread across several islands, offering history and picturesque views.
Hidden gem
Vallisaari Island
A less-known island close to the city, rich in biodiversity with a military history.
Water quality
The tap water comes from Pรคijรคnne, one of the cleanest lakes in the world.
Home Swap Helsinki - Home Swapping in Helsinki

Home Swapping in Helsinki

Are you tired of staring at the same four walls while working from home? Want to escape the monotony of your daily routine and experience a new city like a local? Look no further than home swapping in Helsinki! Not only will you get a change of scenery, but you'll also have the opportunity to explore the city and experience its unique culture and natural beauty. So pack your bags and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime in the land of saunas, archipelagos and delicious Finnish food.

Home Swap Helsinki - The Work-Life Balance of a Finn

The Work-Life Balance of a Finn

Helsinki is known for its work-life balance and the city's residents take their leisure time seriously. You'll find plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind, from taking a sauna to going for a swim in the sea. And with the added bonus of working remotely, you'll have plenty of time to explore all that the city has to offer.

Home Swap Helsinki - Explore the Archipelago

Explore the Archipelago

One of the best ways to experience Helsinki is by boat. Take a tour of the archipelago and see the city's beautiful islands and coastal villages. You can even rent a boat and explore the islands on your own. The archipelago is a true hidden gem of Helsinki, and is a must-see for any nature lover.

Home Swap Helsinki - Experience the Culture

Experience the Culture

Helsinki is a city steeped in history and culture. Take a stroll through the city center and see the famous landmarks such as the Helsinki Cathedral and the Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral. Visit the National Museum of Finland to learn more about the country's history. And don't miss out on the famous Finnish design and architecture, from the iconic Alvar Aalto buildings to the contemporary designs of Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art.

Home Swap Helsinki - Shop and Dine like a Local

Shop and Dine like a Local

Helsinki is known for its delicious food and unique shopping. Visit the local markets such as the Hakaniemi Market Hall for fresh produce, or the Design District for unique Finnish designs. And when it comes to dining, be sure to try some traditional Finnish dishes such as reindeer or smoked salmon. The city also has a diverse food scene with plenty of international options.

Home Swap Helsinki - Make the Most of Your Time

Make the Most of Your Time

Home swapping and working remotely in Helsinki is the perfect opportunity to experience the city like a local. With plenty of time to explore, you'll be able to make the most of your stay and create lasting memories. So pack your bags and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime in the beautiful city of Helsinki.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

Many questions are covered in our FAQ, but please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Swaphouse, creating an account or swapping your home.