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Cheap flights to Helsinki from £327

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 20/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BOS — HEL
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
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Tue 30/4

Flights to Helsinki in 2024

Find the latest flights to Helsinki in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 899,432 searches and data was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

January

Average price

£173

Return from

£57

One-way from

£36
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From London to Helsinki-Vantaa
One-way flight from London to Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)

Cheap flights to Helsinki in April & May 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Helsinki in April and May 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 899,432 searches and data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
These are some of the cheapest-priced fares users can find on flights departing to Helsinki in April and May 2024. If these deals fall outside of your budget, be sure to come back soon as prices update often.
Sun 28/419:10JFK - HEL
1 stop21h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 4/517:50HEL - JFK
2 stops28h 50mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 17/4£494
Wed 24/419:25JFK - HEL
1 stop16h 10mTurkish Airlines
Tue 7/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£515
Sat 27/400:20JFK - HEL
1 stop35h 15mTurkish Airlines
Tue 7/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£572
Sun 28/418:20JFK - HEL
1 stop13h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/508:05HEL - JFK
1 stop14h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£625
Sat 27/400:20JFK - HEL
1 stop35h 15mTurkish Airlines
Sun 5/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£641
Sun 5/519:10JFK - HEL
1 stop14h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 11/517:50HEL - JFK
2 stops28h 50mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 17/4£642
Tue 23/420:25JFK - HEL
1 stop10h 35mIcelandair
Fri 10/515:05HEL - JFK
1 stop11h 05mIcelandair
Deal found 17/4£688
Tue 30/414:35JFK - HEL
2 stops16h 25mIcelandair
Fri 10/512:00HEL - JFK
2 stops14h 10mIcelandair
Deal found 17/4£695
Tue 7/520:25JFK - HEL
2 stops15h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 15/515:05HEL - JFK
2 stops14h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£702

Helsinki 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Helsinki in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 899,432 searches and data were last updated on 18 April 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Helsinki in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 20/1117:10JFK - HEL
1 stop23h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Sun 24/1118:20HEL - JFK
1 stop28h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/4£327
Wed 20/1117:10JFK - HEL
2 stops19h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Sun 24/1118:20HEL - JFK
1 stop28h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/4£356
Wed 20/1117:10JFK - HEL
2 stops19h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Sun 24/1120:55HEL - JFK
2 stops25h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 17/4£386
Sun 3/1122:45JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 10mBritish Airways
Tue 12/1116:55HEL - JFK
Nonstop9h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£419
Sun 3/1118:55JFK - HEL
1 stop13h 20mBritish Airways
Tue 12/1116:55HEL - JFK
Nonstop9h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£437
Wed 27/1122:45JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 10mFinnair
Mon 2/1216:55HEL - JFK
Nonstop9h 00mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£459
Fri 8/1122:45JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 10mBritish Airways
Fri 29/1107:50HEL - JFK
1 stop15h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£474
Sun 28/419:10JFK - HEL
1 stop21h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 4/517:50HEL - JFK
2 stops28h 50mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 17/4£494
Wed 24/419:25JFK - HEL
1 stop16h 10mTurkish Airlines
Tue 7/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£515

Flights to Helsinki departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Helsinki, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 899,432 searches and data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
If you're looking for a last-minute flight to Helsinki, consider booking one of these fares. Make sure the flight you book matches the day, time, and destination you're looking for.
Sun 28/419:10JFK - HEL
1 stop21h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 4/517:50HEL - JFK
2 stops28h 50mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 17/4£494
Wed 24/419:25JFK - HEL
1 stop16h 10mTurkish Airlines
Tue 7/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£515
Sat 27/400:20JFK - HEL
1 stop35h 15mTurkish Airlines
Tue 7/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£572
Sun 28/418:20JFK - HEL
1 stop13h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/508:05HEL - JFK
1 stop14h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£625
Sat 27/400:20JFK - HEL
1 stop35h 15mTurkish Airlines
Sun 5/519:30HEL - JFK
1 stop22h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/4£641
Tue 23/420:25JFK - HEL
1 stop10h 35mIcelandair
Fri 10/515:05HEL - JFK
1 stop11h 05mIcelandair
Deal found 17/4£688
Sun 28/420:25JFK - HEL
1 stop10h 35mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/515:05HEL - JFK
2 stops14h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4£718
Fri 26/420:25JFK - HEL
1 stop10h 35mIcelandair
Thu 9/515:05HEL - JFK
1 stop11h 05mIcelandair
Deal found 17/4£755
Tue 23/418:10JFK - HEL
1 stop11h 10mBritish Airways
Wed 8/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/4£763

One-way flights to Helsinki

Explore one-way flight options to Helsinki for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 899,432 searches and data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights departing to Helsinki in the near future. Reserve a round-trip flight to Helsinki instead by utilising the search form above.
Tue 25/618:20JFK - HEL
1 stop13h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£419
Sat 11/501:30JFK - HEL
1 stop30h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£521
Mon 13/522:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/4£722
Mon 5/801:00JFK - HEL
2 stops16h 15mAir France
Deal found 17/4£779
Sun 9/622:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Deal found 16/4£837
Tue 2/722:20JFK - HEL
3 stops39h 20mEmirates
Deal found 17/4£1,002
Fri 30/808:02JFK - HEL
2 stops23h 53mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4£1,011
Sat 18/522:20JFK - HEL
3 stops39h 20mEmirates
Deal found 17/4£1,042
Sat 29/622:20JFK - HEL
3 stops39h 20mEmirates
Deal found 17/4£1,171

Direct flights to Helsinki

Mon 2/922:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mBritish Airways
Tue 10/917:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/4£700
Tue 30/422:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Wed 8/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£710
Thu 19/922:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Fri 27/917:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£720
Wed 1/522:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Wed 8/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£742
Tue 7/522:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Wed 15/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£748
Tue 30/422:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Mon 13/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£761
Tue 7/522:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Tue 21/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 18/4£764
Tue 7/522:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Sun 19/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£768
Mon 29/422:55JFK - HEL
Nonstop8h 05mFinnair
Mon 13/517:20HEL - JFK
Nonstop8h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/4£792

Average price of flights to Helsinki by month

Plan your trip to Helsinki by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Helsinki is currently £834 while a return flight costs £636. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Helsinki (average of £122). Flying to Helsinki in July will prove the most costly (average of £323). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

£145

February

£154

March

£98

April

£135

May

£179

June

£215

July

£259

August

£212

September

£181

October

£184

November

£149

December

£179

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.

Temperature and rainfall in Helsinki by month

Plan your trip to Helsinki by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

HEL

Temperature

-6 - 16 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Helsinki, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 16.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of February, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around -6.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Helsinki. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 63 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.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Helsinki?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Helsinki. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Helsinki should consider flying on Saturday evenings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Sunday at midday, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Helsinki

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Helsinki. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Helsinki. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with airBaltic, Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian to Helsinki have to say. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.9
Good
1,646 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.9
Good
1,646 reviews
7.9
Good
1,646 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.8
Good
2,090 reviews
7.9
Good
1,646 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.8
Good
1,388 reviews
7.9
Good
1,646 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.7
Good
1,108 reviews
7.9
Good
1,646 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.6
Good
240 reviews
7.9
Good
1,646 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.3

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

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 does HEL mean?

    This is defined as Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL). Codes like HEL are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Helsinki?

    If you book a flight to Helsinki, you will be flying into Helsinki-Vantaa, which is the city’s only airport. Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) is located 10.6 mi from the center of Helsinki. There are 27 flights from London to Helsinki-Vantaa per day from 9 different airlines.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Helsinki if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Helsinki on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Helsinki?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Ryanair is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Helsinki.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Helsinki?

    Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Helsinki. One-way flights to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport typically cost £23, while return flights cost around £41.

  • How much is a return flight to Helsinki?

    A return flight to Helsinki will typically cost around £142, however they can be found for as little as £51.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Helsinki depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Helsinki, Edinburgh offers the quickest one-way flight (2 hours 35 minutes).

  • Does Helsinki-Vantaa Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport?

    Yes. Helsinki-Vantaa Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Hilton Helsinki Airport is the closest property to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (0.0 mi away from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport).

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