There are 11 ways to get from France to Finland by plane, train, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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 from Paris CDG  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Helsinki (HEL) CDG - HEL

$82 - $210

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Fly from Nice  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Helsinki (HEL) NCE - HEL

$87 - $435

Fly from Paris Orly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Helsinki (HEL) ORY - HEL

$93 - $272

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Helsinki (HEL) STR - HEL

$121 - $231

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Helsinki (HEL) GVA - HEL

$127 - $334

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Helsinki (HEL) ZRH - HEL

$143 - $351

Bus, ferry  •  39 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Venice, Venice
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$239 - $346

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$175 - $430

Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Orscha Central D
  2. Take the train from Orscha Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii AVE
  3. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$332 - $443

Bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
  3. Take the bus from St.Peterburg to Kamppi

$245 - $358

Drive  •  34 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Helsinki 1892.1 miles

$420 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Finland is to fly which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from France to Finland is to fly which costs 80€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between France and Finland is 2375 km. The road distance is 3027.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from France to Finland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Finland. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Kamppi via Paris Gallieni, Minsk and St.Peterburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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What companies run services between France and Finland?

Finnair, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Vantaa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Helsinki via Gare de l'Est, Paris Est, Orscha Central, St Petersburg Vitebskii, Pushkinskaya, Ploshchad Lenina, and Pietari (Finljandski) in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nice to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
33 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Orscha Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
www.rw.by
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Ferry operators

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