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There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Helsinki by train, plane, ferry, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Helsinki  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Helsinki (HEL) AMS - HEL

$83 - $239

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Train to Brussels, fly to Helsinki  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Helsinki (HEL) BRU - HEL

$91 - $293

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Tallinn, ferry  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Tallinn (TLL) AMS - TLL
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$133 - $303

Train, car ferry  •  39 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Osnabruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck-Travemünde Strand Re8
  5. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$201 - $370

Bus, ferry  •  44 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$159 - $240

Drive  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Helsinki 1667.3 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Helsinki is 1556 km. The road distance is 2667.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Helsinki without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 44 h 49 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Rotterdam to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Helsinki is 1 h ahead of Rotterdam. It is currently 10:10 AM in Rotterdam and 11:10 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Helsinki is 2668 km. It takes approximately 31 h 36 min to drive from Rotterdam to Helsinki.

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Transavia Holland, Finnair, CSA and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 972.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Helsinki, Finland?

There is no direct connection from Rotterdam to Helsinki. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Lentoasema, then take the train to Helsinki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Brussels Airport - Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Lentoasema, then take the train to Helsinki.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck-Travemünde Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Temptrans
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com

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