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About Flights to Helsinki

Summary info about Helsinki flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£17

Best Return Price

£26

Fastest flight time

2h 50m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Helsinki from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £17 (London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa).
The best return flight price to Helsinki from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £26 (London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa).
The fastest flight to Helsinki from United Kingdom takes 2h 50m (London Stansted to Helsinki-Vantaa).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Helsinki, including Norwegian, Major Airline and Ryanair.

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 £92

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO HELSINKI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMay17% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Helsinki costs on average just £180 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO HELSINKI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember46% more expensiveIt costs about £318 for flights to Helsinki from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO HELSINKI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember368% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Helsinki from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time 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.

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.

The best price found on momondo to Helsinki was £7/pp from Kaunas, which is 97% 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.

The cheapest month to fly to Helsinki from United Kingdom is in November. Flight prices, which tend to average around £69, 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 £88.

The best time to book a flight to Helsinki from United Kingdom is 32 days out, which is when prices tend to be around £150. 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 £26 on momondo.

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 £154. 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 £182.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Helsinki is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Helsinki in the afternoon for as low as £147. 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 morning, with an average ticket price of £174. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

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).

Tampere-Pirkkala Airport has an average price of £206 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.



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
3 Sep
STN13:10London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:00Helsinki-Vantaa
6 Sep
HEL18:35Helsinki-Vantaa
2h 50m
STN21:25London Stansted
Ryanair
8 Sep
STN13:50London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:40Helsinki-Vantaa
14 Sep
HEL08:45Helsinki-Vantaa
2h 50m
STN11:35London Stansted
Ryanair
8 Sep
STN13:50London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:40Helsinki-Vantaa
14 Sep
HEL08:45Helsinki-Vantaa
2h 50m
STN11:35London Stansted
Ryanair
8 Sep
STN13:50London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:40Helsinki-Vantaa
15 Sep
HEL19:05Helsinki-Vantaa
2h 50m
STN21:55London Stansted
Ryanair
31 Aug
STN03:25London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL06:15Helsinki-Vantaa
7 Sep
HEL08:45Helsinki-Vantaa
2h 50m
STN11:35London Stansted
Ryanair
15 Aug
STN13:10London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:00Helsinki-Vantaa
17 Sep
HEL18:25Helsinki-Vantaa
2h 50m
STN21:15London 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 Ryanair
Ryanair
15 Aug
STN13:10London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL16:00Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
24 Aug
STN03:25London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL06:15Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
21 Aug
STN02:15London Stansted
2h 50m
HEL05:05Helsinki-Vantaa

Which airlines fly to Helsinki?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Helsinki

Which airlines fly to Helsinki?

Finnair, Ryanair, British Airways and KLM are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Helsinki on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Helsinki with these airlines and other airlines flying from United Kingdom.

Norwegian Air International Flights to Helsinki

Norwegian Air International is a popular choice for users travelling to Helsinki. It operates 4 flights every week to Helsinki, most often flying from Stockholm Arlanda. Norwegian Air International ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as £79 (from London Gatwick) have been found by momondo users. In 24 reviews, momondo users have rated Norwegian Air International at an average score of 8.9/10.

Air France Flights to Helsinki

Another popular choice for flights to Helsinki is Air France (7.8/10, 154 reviews). Most Air France flights landing in Helsinki will be arriving from Rovaniemi, but there are 18 Air France flights to Helsinki from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Air France deal found on momondo this week was £128 (Birmingham to Helsinki, round-trip).


Best first class flights to Helsinki

Compare and see reviews for airlines with premium cabins that fly to Helsinki
AirlineRatingFirst ClassPrice
FinnairPriceFrom £123First ClassRating
7.7
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £113First ClassRating
6.7
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      Airports near Helsinki

      Below you will find all the airports in Helsinki along with their distance from the city centre

      How do you get to the city centre from Helsinki airport(s)?

      Once arriving at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, you will have a couple of options for reaching the city centre from there. Helsinki Airport Bus 615 costs a couple of euros and departs from outside Terminal 1 or Terminal 2 and travels to Rautatientori Bus Stop in front of the Railway Station in the city centre, taking roughly 50 minutes, depending on traffic. The Helsinki Airport Train travels to the city centre in around 30 minutes. You can find the train station at the end of Terminal 2 – don't forget to purchase tickets from the ticket machines on the way. There is also an express bus that travels from the airport to the city in under an hour and departs from Terminal 2. You can purchase tickets online. There are airport taxis that can be used to get to the city centre.


      Popular routes to Helsinki

      Most frequently searched flights to Helsinki along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
      London to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 50m
      Cheapest price£33
      Manchester to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 40m
      Cheapest price£75
      Edinburgh to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 35m
      Cheapest price£86
      Birmingham to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 00m
      Cheapest price£121
      Copenhagen to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time1h 35m
      Cheapest price£162
      Bristol to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time12h 05m
      Cheapest price£81
      Leeds to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time15h 45m
      Cheapest price£93
      Liverpool to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 30m
      Cheapest price£118
      Stockholm to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time0h 55m
      Cheapest price£60
      Berlin to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time1h 50m
      Cheapest price£131
      Amsterdam to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 20m
      Cheapest price£161
      Glasgow to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time17h 15m
      Cheapest price£109
      Cardiff to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 30m
      Cheapest price£334
      Aberdeen to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time11h 10m
      Cheapest price£149
      Nottingham to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 00m
      Cheapest price£79
      Doncaster to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time12h 10m
      Cheapest price£261
      Exeter to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time23h 40m
      Cheapest price£474
      New York to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time8h 05m
      Cheapest price£944
      Southampton to Helsinki Flights
      Fastest flight time22h 05m
      Cheapest price£558

      Visa requirements for 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.


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      Best things to do and see 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.


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