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

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  •  5h 39m

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

$79 - $210

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Fly from Nice  •  5h 37m

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

$84 - $435

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6h 24m

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

$119 - $237

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 54m

  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

$147 - $352

Fly from Paris Orly  •  5h 28m

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

$90 - $272

Train to Geneva, fly  •  8h 24m

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

$122 - $333

Train, car ferry  •  40h 36m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$392 - $553

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 43m

  1. Drive from Paris to Travemünde
  2. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$271 - $401

Train, night train  •  46h 28m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D
  4. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$292 - $446

Bus, ferry  •  47h 53m

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

$167 - $261

Drive, train  •  36h 31m

  1. Drive from Paris to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Helsinki

$412 - $687

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Finland is to fly which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Finland is to fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 5h 28m.

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The distance between France and Finland is 2375 km.

The best way to get from France to Finland without a car is to train and night train which takes 46h 28m and costs 250€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from France to Finland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Finland is 1h ahead of France. It is currently 3:59 PM in France and 4:59 PM in Finland.

Air Baltic, Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Finland. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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Map of how to get from France to Finland.
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  • Distance: 1484.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between France and Finland?

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Vantaa hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nice to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Nice to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
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
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
18h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$160 - $200
1st Class
$210 - $290
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Ferry operators
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
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com

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