There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Helsinki by plane, bus, ferry, train, 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  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Helsinki (HEL) GVA - HEL

$96 - $288

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  31 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice 405
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$208 - $283

Train, bus, ferry  •  32 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Luzern 15
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Venice, Venice 417
  3. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn
  4. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$287 - $427

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki

$391 - $755

Drive  •  35 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Helsinki 1954.4 miles

$440 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Helsinki is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 290 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Helsinki is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 290 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Helsinki is 1980 km. The road distance is 3127.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Geneva to Helsinki, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Helsinki hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
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
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
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
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 Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$187
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$104
Vehicle
$38
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$237
Vehicle
$244
Cabin
$300
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$379
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$106
Passenger
$379

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