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There are 14 ways to get from Finland to Italy by plane, train, car ferry, car train, night train, bus or car

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) HEL - MXP

$90 - $223

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Fly to Rome  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rome (FCO) HEL - FCO

$89 - $284

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Fly to Bologna  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Bologna (BLQ) HEL - BLQ

$95 - $223

Fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Milan Linate (LIN) HEL - LIN

$94 - $310

Fly to Florence  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Florence (FLR) HEL - FLR

$104 - $250

Fly to Genoa  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Genoa (GOA) HEL - GOA

$114 - $271

Fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Zurich (ZRH) HEL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale

$135 - $313

Car ferry, train, car train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg
  3. Take the car train from Lüneburg to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$324 - $446

Car ferry, train, night train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$406 - $641

Bus Autokar Polska  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok
  4. Take the bus from Bialystok to Rome

$122 - $200

Bus Mr Trans  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Brest
  3. Take the bus from Brest to Rome

$368 - $411

Train, night train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  3. Take the night train from Brest Central to Verona Porta Nuova R
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$217 - $352

Drive, train  •  43 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Rome

$606 - $900

Drive  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Rome 2092 miles

$500 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Finland to Italy is to fly which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Finland to Italy is to fly which costs 75€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Finland to Italy. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, Bialystok and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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The distance between Finland and Italy is 2446 km. The road distance is 3347.2 km.

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The best way to get from Finland to Italy without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 14 h and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Finland to Italy, including transfers.

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Finland to Italy bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Finland to Italy is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs 75€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 2 days 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Finland to Italy bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Finland to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1528.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Finland and Italy?

Finnair, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Vantaa to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Rome via Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, Białystok, Bialystok, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Linate via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $10,000
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Florence via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $10,000
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Flights from Helsinki to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Lüneburg to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
15 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Lübeck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Brest Central to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
25 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Brest
Ave. Duration
29 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Rome
Ave. Duration
31 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Brest to Rome
Ave. Duration
42 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$288
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com

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Italy is 1 h behind Finland. It is currently 7:14 AM in Finland and 6:14 AM in Italy.

Yes, the driving distance between Finland to Italy is 3347 km. It takes approximately 38 h 17 min to drive from Finland to Italy.

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Finnair, Air Baltic, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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