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London Helsinki
Mon, 11 Dec LGW - HEL
Fri, 15 Dec HEL - LGW
-26 %
£186 £139
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London Helsinki
Sun, 14 Jan STN - HEL
£21 £20
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London Helsinki
Mon, 11 Dec LGW - HEL
Tue, 12 Dec HEL - LGW
£151 £146
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London Helsinki
Mon, 04 Dec LHR - HEL
Fri, 08 Dec HEL - LHR
£190 £185
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Glasgow Helsinki
Mon, 04 Dec GLA - HEL
Wed, 06 Dec HEL - GLA
£301 £299
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Edinburgh Helsinki
Mon, 04 Dec EDI - HEL
Wed, 06 Dec HEL - EDI
£316 £313
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Airport code The IATA code for the arrival airport on flights to Helsinki is HEL
Most popular airline Most popular airline with flights to Helsinki
High season According to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly to Helsinki
Low season According to search data from our customers, March is the least busy time to fly to Helsinki

Trips to Helsinki

Your holidays in Helsinki

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.

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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.

FAQ's about Helsinki

How can I find cheap flights to Helsinki at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £20 to Helsinki. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Helsinki.
When's the best time to book flights to Helsinki?
The top month to book flights to Helsinki is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Helsinki flights is September. In third place: October. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Helsinki, read on.
When's the best time to go to Helsinki?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Helsinki is... December. The next best month to travel to Helsinki is August. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Helsinki. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Helsinki is March.
Which airlines fly to Helsinki from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Helsinki include:
  • Finnair, which flies from London and Manchester to Helsinki plus from Edinburgh.
  • Norwegian Air International, which has flights from London and Edinburgh as well as null to Helsinki.
  • Scandinavian Airlines, with flights from London to Helsinki and Manchester and also from Edinburgh.
Indirect flights from the UK to Helsinki include:
  • Scandinavian Airlines, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Edinburgh.
  • Finnair, with flights from London and Edinburgh to Helsinki plus Birmingham.
  • Lufthansa, which has flights from London and Birmingham as well as from Manchester to Helsinki.
How early should I be at the airport to take a flight to Helsinki?
What is the name of Helsinki’s airport?
Helsinki is served by 2 airport[s]. Helsinki Vantaa airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 56 cities, such as London, Birmingham and Manchester, the most popular routes.
How far is Helsinki’s airport from the city centre?
Helsinki’s airport Helsinki Vantaa is located 10 miles from the city centre.
How much does it cost to travel from the airport to the city center of Helsinki?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 2.36 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Helsinki Vantaa , for example, the average price for the ride to Helsinki centre is around 4.97 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Helsinki. Pick your preferred car type and get from Helsinki Vantaa to Helsinki city centre on your own terms.
How much should I budget for a trip to Helsinki?
If you are going to Helsinki, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.12 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 67.46 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.75 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 5.06 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 5.90 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.32 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 2.18 GBP
  • - Water: 1.50 GBP
What is the weather like in Helsinki?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Helsinki is in July, June and August, when the average temperature reaches 15.72 °C, while May, June and July are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 124.67 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Helsinki during the months of January, March and February to experience an average of -4.69 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, February and March, when the average precipitation in Helsinki is 3.75 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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