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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Helsinki by plane, ferry, train, bus, car, car ferry or taxi

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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Fly to Helsinki  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Helsinki (HEL) BCN - HEL

$84 - $247

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Fly to Tallinn, ferry  •  11h 9m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Tallinn (TLL) BCN - TLL
  2. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$139 - $291

Train, bus, drive, car ferry  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres Ir
  2. Take the bus from Figueres to Freiburg
  3. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Kiel Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Drive from Kiel Hbf to Travemünde
  5. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$395 - $595

Train, bus, car ferry  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lübeck
  4. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$390 - $583

Bus via Nuremberg  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord to Nürnberg - Hauptbahn
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Minsk
  3. Take the bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
  4. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi

$182 - $304

Bus, train, car ferry  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Essen
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$308 - $466

Bus Sindbad  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona - Ronda Sant Pere-Plaza Urquinaona to Lloret de Mar 2
  2. Take the bus from Lloret de Mar to Warszawa
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa to Saint Petersburg
  4. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki

$179 - $282

Taxi, train, drive  •  46h 51m

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Helsinki

$849 - $1,131

Drive  •  41h 44m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Helsinki 2423.2 miles

$550 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord and arriving at Helsinki Kamppi via Nuremberg, Minsk and St.Peterburg Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Helsinki is 2603 km. The road distance is 3877.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 0h and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from Barcelona to Helsinki, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Helsinki bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki is to fly which takes 6h 49m and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 270€ and takes 3 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Barcelona to Helsinki bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at Helsinki Kamppi station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 1627.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 49m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Norwegian Air International and 10 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Helsinki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Helsinki via Nuremberg, Minsk, and St.Peterburg Coach Station in around 3 days 0h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Malta
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $130
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Figueres to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord to Nürnberg - Hauptbahn
Ave. Duration
22h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
eurolines.de
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Nuremberg to Minsk
Ave. Duration
24h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Nuremberg to Minsk
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Sindbad
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis Barcelona 24 Hora
Phone
+34 930 13 01 06
Website
taxidebarcelona.net
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 1:07 AM in Barcelona and 2:07 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Helsinki is 3877 km. It takes approximately 41h 44m to drive from Barcelona to Helsinki.

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Finnair, Vueling Airlines, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona 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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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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