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Departure Thu, 13 Dec Return Mon, 07 Jan
LHR London
HEL Helsinki
return from £100
Departure Fri, 28 Dec Return Sat, 29 Dec
LGW London
HEL Helsinki
return from £248
Departure Tue, 11 Dec Return Mon, 17 Dec
MAN Manchester
HEL Helsinki
return from £133
Departure Thu, 13 Dec Return Sat, 15 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
HEL Helsinki
return from £164
Popular flight routes to Helsinki
London - Helsinki
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Manchester - Helsinki
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Edinburgh - Helsinki
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Birmingham - Helsinki
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Malaga - Helsinki
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Bristol - Helsinki
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Trips to Helsinki

Helsinki travel

The city of Helsinki is a quaint urban city known for its historic culture, outstanding dining options and modern designs. It was founded in 1550 by the Swedish King Gustav I for sea trade. The construction of the Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress was instrumental in the substantial growth and wealth of the city. Under the Russian invasion of 1809, Helsinki was made the capital of Finland and after its independence, an elaborate plan to build the city began. Nowadays, Helsinki's economy is powered by the business and services sector. Its central location not only attracts travellers on flights to Helsinki for business purposes, but also holidaymakers on a weekend or city break. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Helsinki!

Things to do and places to see in Helsinki

Helsinki is a delightful travel destination which you can enjoy throughout the year. Visit museums, admire stunning citadels or stroll through green parks and open spaces. Try a quirky restaurant or browse through eclectic shops. As soon as the sun sets, check out the nightlife and the restaurants in the city. Hit the bars or the dancefloor. The metropolis holds a fascinating range of activities and points of interest that will capture the hearts of those on cheap flights to Helsinki.

When visiting Helsinki, be sure to:

  • Take the ferry and see the stunning Suomenlinna, an 18th century sea fortification
  • Admire the Neoclassical buildings on the Helsinki Senate Square
  • Visit Seurasaari, an open-air museum
  • Revel at the Uspenski Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox place of worship
  • Tour the Ateneum and enjoy Finnish and international art
  • Have fun at Linnanmaki, an amusement park
  • Check out the Helsinki Olympic Stadium where the 1952 Olympic games were held
  • Watch a concert at the Helsinki Music Centre
  • Escape to Helsinki's own Central Park
  • Gape at the bronze statue of Havis Amanda
  • Explore the dining scene and have a leisurely meal at a gourmet restaurant
  • Interact with the locals at the pubs and cafes
  • Go to the Helsinki Zoo
  • Treat yourself to a wellness package and enjoy a wood-fired sauna
  • Take a look at the iconic Temppeliaukio church

Helsinki airports

Helsinki Airport is the main international airport in Helsinki and the largest in Finland. It handles 20 million passengers flying to 135 destinations. Twenty-six airlines have scheduled services from this airport. There are two terminals to process arriving and departing passengers on trips to Helsinki. Other amenities at this modern airport include duty free shops, cafes & restaurants, car rental booths, ATMs and business lounges.

  • Helsinki Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Helsinki Airport are the following: Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines.


    The airport is located in Vantaa, about 20km from the city centre of Helsinki.

    Transport options

    Helsinki Airport is well-connected to the motorways and has a good public transport system. Drive on the motorway E12 to get to town. The Ring Rail Line railway links the underground station at the airport to Helsinki Central Station. Passengers can also take cabs located at designated stands outside of Terminals 1 and 2. By bus, line 615 from the airport goes to the Helsinki Central railway station as well as hotels and other train stations. Finnair offers coach services that run between the airport and the city centre.

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