Kela-subsidised school trip ticket

A Kela-subsidised school trip ticket is a 30 days season ticket partly subsidised by Kela fro secondary school pupils. The ticket comprises an unlimited number of trips in all zones (A-F).

The ticket is available for upper secondary level students, if the distance to school is at least 10 kilometers of which you travel with Nysse at least 5 kilometers.

Application forms for the school trip subsidy are available from all of Finland’s institutes of education, Kela offices and the Kela website. The completed school trip subsidy application is then submitted to the school concerned.

The ticket is loaded on your Travelcard, using Nella online service. If you are under 18 years of age, an adult person can order the travel card for dependent child from Nella.fi online service by using Suomi.fi authorizations.

Are you eligible for Kela subsidy?

You are eligible for Kela subsidy, if

  1. you study and live in Finland
  2. you study full time
  3. your school trip is at least 10 kilometers (one direction)
  4. your travel at least 7 one-way-schooltrips in one week
  5. the cost of your school trips are at least €54 per months (with some exceptions) and
  6. you are upper secondary level student or in equivalent education.

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How to get the ticket?

Application forms for the school trip subsidy are available from all of Finland’s institutes of education, Kela offices and the Kela website. The completed school trip subsidy application is then submitted to the school concerned. Renew the application annualy.

The school checks the information and informes the student when the ticket is loaded on the Travel  card. You can buy the Travl card in Nella online service or visiting Nysse customer service. Kela’s subsidy covers the difference between the amount paid by the student and the actual price of the ticket.

The ticket is personal. Please contact your school for further information of the ticket, for example the number of purches allowed.

Because the ticket indludes Kela subsidy, any unused tickets are not refundable

Update your information

Should your school trip change, a new school trip subsidy application must be acquired.

If you lose your Travel card, it can be closed and the tickets can be transferred onto another card. A handling fee and a card fare must be paid.

Keep your contact information up to date in Nysse customer register, so we can inform you if your lost card is found. You can change the information in Nella online service or calling our customer service.

Kela-subsidised school trip ticket on travel card ›

6 zones A-F › Adults 25+ Youth 17-24 Children 7-16
30 days season ticket 42,00 26,00 21,00

 

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Links and more information

Nysse customer service


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