There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, train, bus, car or car train

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 46m

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

81€ - 597€

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Fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  11h 13m

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

95€ - 258€

Train, bus  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Lvov
  3. Take the train from Lviv to Moskva Kievskaja
  4. Take the train from Moskova (Leningradski) to Helsinki 32

367€ - 646€

Bus  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Warszawa
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
  3. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi

161€ - 228€

Bus, car ferry  •  4 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Deva
  2. Take the bus from Deva to Stockholm
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

Bus, train, car ferry  •  5 days 15h

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

419€ - 593€

Drive, car train, car ferry  •  2 days 9h

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Karlshamn
  4. Take the car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda
  5. Drive from Klaipeda to Helsinki

Drive  •  41h 15m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Helsinki 3931.2 km

500€ - 750€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki is to fly which costs 80€ - 600€ and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki is to fly which costs 80€ - 600€ and takes 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Helsinki Kamppi via Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station and St.Peterburg Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Helsinki is 2603 km. The road distance is 3931.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 14h and costs 360€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Barcelona to Helsinki, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Helsinki bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Helsinki is to fly which takes 6h 46m and costs 80€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 3 days 2h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 50m.

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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: 2603.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

Finnair, Norwegian Air International and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Helsinki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Helsinki via Warszawa, Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station, and St.Peterburg Coach Station in around 3 days 2h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 1600€
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 1600€
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1600€
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 1100€
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Barcelona to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 240€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 430€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tallinn via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 410€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
36€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lviv to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
25h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
45€ - 90€
2nd class
70€ - 150€
1st class
110€ - 160€
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Moskova (Leningradski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Sierksdorf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Zaragoza to Lvov
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
210€ - 290€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Osnabrueck
Ave. Duration
4 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210€ - 300€
Website
alsa.com
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Barcelona to Deva
Ave. Duration
33h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Deva to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
42h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 90€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
24€ - 75€
Inside cabin
55€ - 75€
Outside cabin
65€ - 90€
Deluxe/Suite
50€ - 75€
Passenger
21€ - 25€
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
323€
Website
St Peters Line
Car
90€
Passenger
323€
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
130€ - 190€
Website
Finnlines
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 140€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
30€ - 33€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
44€
2-bed inside cabin
85€ - 140€

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 7:43 AM in Barcelona and 8:43 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Helsinki is 3931 km. It takes approximately 41h 15m to drive from Barcelona to Helsinki.

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Finnair, Air Baltic, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 661+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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