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

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Fly Brussels to Helsinki  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Helsinki (HEL) BRU - HEL

74€ - 298€

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Helsinki  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Helsinki (HEL) AMS - HEL

118€ - 368€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Helsinki  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Helsinki (HEL) DUS - HEL

145€ - 562€

Fly Brussels to Tallinn, car ferry  •  8h 13m

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

74€ - 320€

Train, car ferry  •  38h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck-Travemuende Strand Re / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

261€ - 396€

Night bus, bus, car ferry  •  45h 32m

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

412€ - 429€

Bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels 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

126€ - 182€

Drive  •  31h 39m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Helsinki 2828.5 km

360€ - 550€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Helsinki is to fly which costs 70€ - 300€ and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Helsinki is to fly which costs 70€ - 300€ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Helsinki Kamppi via Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station and St.Peterburg Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5h.

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The distance between Brussels and Helsinki is 1648 km. The road distance is 2828.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Helsinki without a car is to night bus and bus and car ferry which takes 45h 32m and costs 410€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Brussels to Helsinki, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Helsinki is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs 70€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 2 days 5h.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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  • Distance: 1647.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Brussels to Helsinki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Helsinki via Warszawa, Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station, and St.Peterburg Coach Station in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 460€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 950€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 950€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Helsinki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
70€ - 100€
Comfort
85€ - 110€
Premium
100€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck-Travemuende Strand
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck-Travemünde Strand
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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€
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
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€

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 5:55 AM in Brussels and 6:55 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Helsinki is 2829 km. It takes approximately 31h 39m to drive from Brussels to Helsinki.

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KLM, CSA, Air Baltic and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels 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 Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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