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The best prices from London to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Helsinki (HEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to HEL flight in 2021: compare London to Helsinki flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Helsinki.
LON - HEL
Price
£94 - £199
HEL
Temperature
-6 - 16 °C
HEL
Precipitation
30 - 70 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 94

From London All airports (LON) to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

One-way from

£34

One-way flight from London All airports (LON) to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Helsinki?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 21% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Helsinki?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Helsinki at least 60 days early can save you up to 45% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Helsinki for as little as £142 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £174 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Helsinki?

Flights from London to Helsinki lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Helsinki in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £82.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Helsinki (LON - HEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Helsinki in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from London to Helsinki in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to HEL flights in September, October
28 Oct - 31 Oct
£27pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
28 Oct - 31 Oct
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
28 Oct - 2 Nov
£39pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

London to Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from London found for this year
10 Nov - 15 Nov
£22pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
24 Nov - 27 Nov
£24pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
28 Oct - 31 Oct
£27pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Helsinki from London

Save time with London to Helsinki direct flight deals
10 Nov - 15 Nov
£22pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
24 Nov - 27 Nov
£24pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
1 Nov - 4 Nov
£31pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Last-minute flights from London to Helsinki

Late deals on return flights to Helsinki from London, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 11 Oct
£78pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Norwegian
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Sep - 11 Oct
£79pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Norwegian
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Sep - 8 Oct
£86pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Norwegian
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Helsinki-Vantaa from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Helsinki
08:00 - 12:50
Norwegian
Direct
2h 50m
LGW - HEL
Norwegian
£34
Gotogate
12:05 - 16:55
Ryanair
Direct
2h 50m
STN - HEL
Ryanair
£37
Booking.com
03:30 - 08:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
27h 05m
STN - HEL
Multiple Airlines
£38
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Helsinki</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Helsinki

What airport do you fly into for flights to Helsinki from London?

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from London to Helsinki. You should not have trouble finding flights to Helsinki-Vantaa from London; the airport handles an average of 7 inbound flights from London per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights to the Helsinki airport from London. It is only a 10.6 mi journey from Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) to Helsinki’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from London to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Finnair, British Airways, and Norwegian Air International are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Helsinki due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Helsinki for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Helsinki for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Helsinki for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £22, but on average you can expect to pay £37.

Are there direct flights from London to Helsinki for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Helsinki under £100. A good price for a direct flight from London to Helsinki is less than £40.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Helsinki for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Helsinki within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are direct flights available from London to Helsinki?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday, Friday.

How many flights depart from London to Helsinki on average per day?

On average 3 flights depart from London to Helsinki per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Helsinki?

There are many flights that can get you from London to Helsinki in 2h 50m. Fly via Ryanair to get the fastest option. London and Helsinki are separated by a distance of 1154 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Helsinki return?

Currently priced at £22, Ryanair will fly you from London to Helsinki and back. In addition to Ryanair, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Ryanair is 82% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Helsinki?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from London to Helsinki on time: American Airlines(100%), Japan Airlines(100%), Qantas Airways(100%.)

What are the cheapest flights from London to Helsinki?

The cheapest flight price from London to Helsinki is £57. On average you can expect to pay £201. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa), can usually be booked for £86.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Helsinki?

Finnair, British Airways and Norwegian Air International are the most popular airlines when flying from London to Helsinki.

What are the most popular routes from London to Helsinki?

While some choose either London Gatwick - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa or London City - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa, London Heathrow - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa is the most popular route from London to Helsinki.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Helsinki, Finland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Helsinki from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to London from Helsinki?

Returning to London from Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

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

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

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Alternative routes for London to Helsinki

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Helsinki

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Helsinki.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = €1.17
Flight duration from London to HEL
2h 54m
Average temperature for September in Helsinki
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Helsinki
46.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Helsinki

Top 8 airlines flying from London to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Helsinki choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAS
£61 £147 No cancel fee 77%
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Norwegian Air International
£71 £141 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£75 £147 No cancel fee 70%
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Norwegian
£83 £146 No cancel fee 74%
Search Norwegian flights
Finnair
£84 £143 No cancel fee 76%
Search Finnair flights
airBaltic
£87 £141 No cancel fee 87%
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Lufthansa
£107 £201 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
£115 £199 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights

Hourly flight availability from London to Helsinki

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Helsinki.
Morning 6 AM to midday 72% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Helsinki
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Helsinki.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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