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Flights to Helsinki in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price£104Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£26From London to Helsinki-Vantaa
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)

Cheap flights to Helsinki in May, June 2022

The best prices found for HEL flights for May, June
24 Jun - 26 Jun
£25pp
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Helsinki-Vantaa
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24 Jun - 26 Jun
£26pp
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8 Jun - 11 Jun
£27pp
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Helsinki-Vantaa
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London Stansted

Helsinki 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki found for this year
24 Jun - 26 Jun
£25pp
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Helsinki-Vantaa
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24 Jun - 26 Jun
£26pp
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Helsinki-Vantaa
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Ryanair
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London Stansted
8 Jun - 11 Jun
£27pp
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Last minute flights to Helsinki

Late deals on return flights to Helsinki, departing today and this week
25 May - 29 May
£45pp
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Helsinki-Vantaa
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26 May - 29 May
£51pp
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26 May - 29 May
£52pp
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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Helsinki

Can I fly to Helsinki-Vantaa from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Helsinki-Vantaa

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Helsinki-Vantaa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Helsinki-Vantaa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Helsinki-Vantaa.

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Helsinki-Vantaa?

Returning to United Kingdom from Helsinki-Vantaa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Helsinki-Vantaa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Helsinki-Vantaa are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Helsinki?

The cheapest ticket to Helsinki found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£128
February
£148
March
£132
April
£171
May
£140
June
£162
July
£180
August
£204
September
£180
October
£164
November
£133
December
£151
January is currently the cheapest month to fly to Helsinki. At this moment in time August is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport?

Average Helsinki-Vantaa flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - HEL
Price
£128 - £287
HEL
Temperature
-1 - 20 °C
HEL
Rainfall
30 - 73 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Helsinki?

Booking 60 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Helsinki. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Helsinki?

The cheapest flights to Helsinki are usually found when departing on a Friday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Helsinki?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Helsinki. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

When to book a cheap flight to Helsinki

In the summer months Helsinki enjoys long days and warm temperatures. Between May and August temperatures are at their highest, between 10 and 20 degrees Celsius, making this a pleasant time to book flights to Helsinki. During the summer, Helsinki experiences very long days, with over 18 hours of daylight. During one of the most popular months to visit, August, the Helsinki Festival takes place. This is Finland’s largest multi-arts festival which showcases a wide varied programme, from classical to pop music, contemporary dance to theatre and visual arts to children’s events. Various venues across the city host this event, which lasts two weeks.

Between November and February temperatures in the city can drop below freezing, making this a less popular time of the year for visiting. During winter daylight only lasts around 5 to 6 hours, with the cloudy weather making the city seem even darker. However, the cold, snowy environment can have its own distinct charm, so if you don’t mind the weather you may be able to find better deals on city accommodation and cheap flights to helsinki, whilst still finding plenty of interesting things to keep you occupied. One such event which makes this a wonderful time to visit is the unique Lux Helsinki event which lights up the city during the darkest time of the year. Watch the magnificent light installations by Finish and International artists, free of charge, when the winter sun goes down, during January. This visually spectacular light art provides both visitors and locals a new perspective of the city.

City Overview

Find a cheap flight to Helsinki and visit Finland’s capital is an intriguing city that blends a progressive lifestyle with outstanding contemporary architecture. Sitting on a peninsular on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, the city is surrounded by water on all sides, making it a popular destination for those who want to mix a bustling city life with attractive natural surroundings. Known as the “Daughter of the Baltic”, the city incorporates a network of islands, each of which has its own distinct characteristics. Korkeasaari Island is the home of Finland’s largest zoo, one of the city’s most popular attractions, which is accessible by bridge from the island of Mustikkamaa.

Another popular tourist attraction is Suomenlinna Island Fortress, a World Heritage Site that can be explored on foot with a guided tour. Many visitors to Helsinki are fascinated by the modern architecture within the city, and one of its most famous and unusual buildings is Temppeliaukio Church, also known as the Rock Church. This unique place of worship was designed to incorporate the bedrock into its structure and is famous for its incredible acoustics. At the heart of the city centre, Senate Square provides a dramatic sight for any new visitor. Incorporating four major landmarks within the square, including the majestic Helsinki Cathedral, it’s a popular point on the tourist map. Alongside its architectural wonders, Helsinki is also a centre of contemporary arts and culture. Many visitors are drawn to Sibelius Park to visit The Sibelius Monument, a modern statue of the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. This famous monument resembles organ pipes and is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Following a busy day of sightseeing, you can relax in the leafy surroundings of Esplanade Park, where local residents enjoy various events, such as concert performances and folk dancing.

Getting around Helsinki

There is an excellent public transport system that operates within the city, allowing passengers to hop on and off the metro, trams and buses using a single ticket.

Getting downtown

Once your flight arrives at Helsinki Airport (HEL), it is located 10.5 miles (17 km) north of the city centre. As the main international airport for the city and the rest of the country, there are plenty of transport options available. Buses make regular journeys to the city centre. The airport also has a major taxi station outside the arrivals area and several car rental companies can be found in the terminals as well.

Helsinki airport overview

Located approximately 5km (3 miles) west of the centre of Vantaa, and 17km (10.6 miles) north of Helsinki’s city centre, Helsinki Vantaa International Airport (HEL) is Finland’s main international airport. It was first built for the Summer Olympics of 1952 and now serves an average of 12.5 million passengers per year.

Current renovations at Helsinki Airport, scheduled to be completed by the end of 2011, include a complete overhaul of the waiting lounge, baggage and check-in areas. The addition of several shops, cafes and restaurants is also set to enhance the airport, while the relocation of existing retail and dining establishments will improve passenger flow and free up space for more chairs in the seating areas. The airport building itself is divided into two terminals, separated by a distance of 250 metres (820 feet), and internal pedestrian connections offer quick transfers between them.

Helsinki Vantaa International Airport is clean and staff are helpful and friendly. Security checks and customs are generally quick.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Helsinki?

Most people fly into Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) if they book a flight to Helsinki. Helsinki-Vantaa is conveniently located just 10.6 mi from Helsinki’s city centre.

How popular are flights to Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) this year?

Flights to Helsinki have seen a 176% increase in demand compared to the previous year.

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