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Flights to Helsinki in 2021

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£117Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£81From London to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Helsinki

Cheap flights to Helsinki in June, July 2021

The best prices found for HEL flights for June, July
27 Jun - 28 Jun
£86pp
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London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted
29 Jul - 23 Aug
£98pp
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London Stansted
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1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted
15 Jul - 19 Jul
£100pp
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London Stansted
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1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
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1 STOP
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London Stansted

Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki found for this year
22 Aug - 29 Aug
£69pp
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London Gatwick
Norwegian
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Norwegian
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
13 Aug - 16 Aug
£81pp
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London Gatwick
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1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Norwegian
Direct
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London Gatwick
6 Oct - 11 Oct
£83pp
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London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
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Direct
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London Gatwick

Last minute flights to Helsinki

Late deals on return flights to Helsinki, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 11 Jul
£103pp
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London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted
2 Jul - 5 Jul
£108pp
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London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
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Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jul - 12 Jul
£113pp
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London Stansted
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1 STOP
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Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Helsinki right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Helsinki along with the rest of Finland. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Finland has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not Finnish nationals, residence permit holders, and their families. Nationals and residents of Finland will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom residing in Finland, and their family members may also enter the country. Nationals and residents of the above countries who are returning to their home countries through Finland may also enter the country. Travellers arriving from within the EU or a Schengen Member State may enter Finland if they are travelling for work, commission-related commuting, or study in Finland. Healthcare professionals, transport personnel, diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, travellers entering for imperative family reasons, and workers who commute to another country daily may also enter the country.. If you are looking to book a trip to Helsinki and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Helsinki flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Helsinki found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£116
February
£119
March
£114
April
£131
May
£131
June
£143
July
£151
August
£141
September
£125
October
£120
November
£121
December
£126
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Helsinki is March. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Helsinki?

Average Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - HEL
Price
£114 - £227
HEL
Temperature
-1 - 20 °C
HEL
Rainfall
30 - 73 mm
The best time to fly to Helsinki is during March, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Helsinki peak to their warmest. October tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Helsinki, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Helsinki?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Helsinki. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Helsinki?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Helsinki trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

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.

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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.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Helsinki?

Most people fly into Helsinki 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 this year?

Flights to Helsinki have seen a 76% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.

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