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Cheap flights to Helsinki from £49

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Summary info about Helsinki flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£37

Best Round-Trip Price

£49

Fastest flight time

2h 50m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Helsinki from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £37 (London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa).
The best round-trip flight price to Helsinki from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £49 (London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa).
The fastest flight to Helsinki from United Kingdom takes 2h 50m (London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Helsinki, including Scandinavian Airlines, airBaltic and Norwegian.

Helsinki flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Helsinki flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Helsinki?

The cheapest month to fly to Helsinki from United Kingdom is in January. Flight prices, which tend to average around £80, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of March is another great option to travel to Helsinki, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £102.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Helsinki?

The best price found on momondo to Helsinki was £40/pp from London, which is 63% cheaper than the average flight price to Helsinki. To find the cheapest price to Helsinki from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Helsinki?

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Helsinki is on a Friday. Travellers who choose to depart for Helsinki on a Friday will often find tickets for as low as £174. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Helsinki on Sunday is £208.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Helsinki?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Helsinki is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Helsinki in the evening for as low as £159. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Flights to Helsinki are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of £206. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Helsinki?

The flight from United Kingdom to Helsinki depends on which airports you’re departing from and arriving to, and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from London Heathrow (a popular airport in United Kingdom) to Helsinki-Vantaa (the most popular airport in Helsinki), then the flight time is 2h 50m on average. If you fly from Manchester (another popular airport in United Kingdom) to Helsinki-Vantaa, then the average flight time is 2h 45m.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Helsinki?

The best time to book a flight to Helsinki from United Kingdom is 52 days out, which is when prices tend to be around £159. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Helsinki from United Kingdom for as low as £129 on momondo.

Cheapest flights to Helsinki airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Helsinki airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Helsinki

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Helsinki

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Helsinki (HEL)

Typically, flights to Helsinki from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa, which has an average price of £124

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO HELSINKI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTOctober14% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Helsinki costs on average just £186 in October
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO HELSINKI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly22% more expensiveIt costs about £266 for flights to Helsinki from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO HELSINKI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTAugust334% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Helsinki from London Heathrow Airport in August than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Helsinki

How long does it take to fly to Helsinki?

London offers Helsinki flight deals with direct flights in under three hours from Heathrow International Airport and Gatwick Airport. Flights from London with a single stopover will take around four to five hours. If you’re flying from Liverpool, you can expect flights with a single stopover and a travel time of around five hours. Are you travelling from Wales? Cardiff Airport offers flights to Helsinki, Finland, with a single stopover in Amsterdam and a flight time close to five hours.

Where can you fly directly into Helsinki from?

London Heathrow International Airport offers direct flights to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki, as does Gatwick Airport. Manchester Airport offers direct Helsinki flight deals with a travel time of around three hours. Manchester also offers flights with a single stopover in Stockholm. Unfortunately, there are no airports outside of London that offer direct flights to Helsinki. If you’re travelling from Birmingham, you can expect flights to Helsinki with one stopover in Bucharest. When travelling from Wales, you can find flights from Cardiff Airport to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport with a stopover in Amsterdam or Málaga.

Is there an alternative airport near Helsinki?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Helsinki is possible. If you are planning a flight to Helsinki, consider booking flights to Turku Airport (94 mi from Helsinki city centre) or Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (97 mi from Helsinki city centre).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Helsinki?

Turku Airport has an average price of £14 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Helsinki. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport?

Prices for flights to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport?

The required travel and health documents for your Helsinki-Vantaa Airport trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Helsinki flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Helsinki found recently by users on momondo
Ryanair
24 Apr
STN18:00London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL22:50Helsinki-Vantaa
22 May
HEL23:45Helsinki-Vantaa
3h 00m
STN00:45London Stansted
Ryanair
19 Mar
STN06:15London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL11:05Helsinki-Vantaa
26 Mar
HEL11:50Helsinki-Vantaa
3h 10m
STN13:00London Stansted
Ryanair
5 Apr
STN06:45London Stansted
2h 55m
HEL11:40Helsinki-Vantaa
10 Apr
HEL23:45Helsinki-Vantaa
3h 00m
STN00:45London Stansted
Ryanair
5 Apr
STN06:45London Stansted
2h 55m
HEL11:40Helsinki-Vantaa
9 Apr
HEL17:25Helsinki-Vantaa
3h 00m
STN18:25London Stansted
Norwegian
24 Apr
LGW08:45London Gatwick
22h 55m
1 stop
HEL09:40Helsinki-Vantaa
22 May
HEL08:05Helsinki-Vantaa
3h 05m
LGW09:10London Gatwick
Ryanair
14 Apr
STN10:45London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL15:35Helsinki-Vantaa
22 Apr
HEL20:35Helsinki-Vantaa
3h 00m
STN21:35London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Helsinki

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Helsinki, view some of our deals below provided by Norwegian and Ryanair
Ryanair
10 May
STN06:45London Stansted
2h 55m
HEL11:40Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
2 May
STN12:00London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:50Helsinki-Vantaa
Norwegian
22 May
LGW09:50London Gatwick
2h 50m
HEL14:40Helsinki-Vantaa

Visa requirements for visiting Helsinki

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Helsinki?

UK nationals must have a valid passport that expires no sooner than six months after their expected date of arrival. With a full UK passport, you will be able to enter the country without a visa, but your stay may not exceed 90 days.


Best things to do and see in Helsinki

What can you see and do in Helsinki?

Helsinki is the coastal capital city of Finland, compact enough to explore on foot and offering an array of activities to partake in around the city. Start by taking a walking tour around Helsinki with a local. If you don’t know a local, there are guided tours that you can take. Take a stroll to the Post Museum and explore the relics and galleries highlighting the history of the postal service in the area. The local Sinebrychoff Park used to be the private garden of a prominent Russian businessman and has since been transformed into a public park. Explore the history of Finland at the National Museum of Finland, which opened in 1916 and covers the history of the country from the Stone Age to the present day. You can meander through the Suomenlinna Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site built in 1748 and lined with parks. As a fan of contemporary art, you can make your way to Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art with thousands of works on display.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Helsinki?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.

Can I find flights to Helsinki with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to Helsinki to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Helsinki?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to Helsinki. Filter by price, airline, airport, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Helsinki right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Helsinki, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Helsinki and alert you when they change.


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