Directions from Edinburgh to Helsinki

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. EDI - HEL

$97 - $277

2 alternative options

Train, bus, night train  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Ic

$346 - $505

Bus  •  3 days 11 h

  1. M20

$193 - $325

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Helsinki every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Helsinki via London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Station, Warsaw, Warszawa, Saint Petersburg, Ст. Метро "Пушкинская", Автовокзал, and St.Peterburg in around 3 days 11 h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Piotrkow Trybunalski to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Moscow
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Piotrków Trybunalski
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
30 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from London Victoria Station to Piotrków Trybunalski
Ave. Duration
27 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
agat.eu
Bus from London Victoria Station to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
30 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
agat.eu
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Helsinki is 1705 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Helsinki is to fly which costs £70 - £210 and takes 5 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Helsinki is to fly which takes 5 h 43 min and costs £70 - £210.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Kamppi via London Victoria Station, Warszawa, Ст. Метро "Пушкинская" and St.Peterburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 11 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Edinburgh to Helsinki, including transfers.