29.11.2021

End-of-the-year holiday road traffic schedules in Finland

Around Christmas and the New Year, there will be less traffic between Finland and Europe than usual, and longer transport times are possible for both imports and exports.

Varova’s offices are closed as follows

Monday, 06 December 2021 – Independence Day
Friday, 24 December 2021– Christmas Eve
Thursday, 6 January 2022 – Epiphany

There will be no cargo handling or deliveries or collections the above dates.

Shipments from Europe to Finland

In week 51, most import shipments from Europe depart according to usual schedules. These will arrive in Finland after Christmas.

Import shipments arriving in Finland during the Christmas week will be distributed from Monday 20 December to Thursday 23 December. However, some delays may occur due to the congestion caused by the holidays and some of the deliveries may be postponed to week 52.

Orders from Turkey should be ready for departure in the first week of December 48 to arrive in Finland before Christmas.

Shipments from Finland to Europe

The last export departures of 2021 from Finland to Europe are scheduled for weeks 49 and 50. Bookings for shipments that must reach the consignees before the end of the year should be made early as possible.

Independence Day in Finland 6 December

Monday, 6 December is a public holiday in Finland and Varova’s offices are closed. Some delays can occur in cargo handling at terminals due to the holiday after the weekend.

Contact us!

Please let us know if there are urgent shipments that need special attention:

Europe to Finland: import.road@varova.fi

Finland to Europe: export.road@varova.fi

Tel. +358 9 773 96 100