There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, train, car, bus or ferry

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Fly to Helsinki  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Helsinki (HEL) HAM - HEL

$74 - $274

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Fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Tallinn (TLL) HAM - TLL
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$114 - $497

Train, drive, car ferry, bus  •  29 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  2. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Drive from Stockholm Liljevalc Gröna Lund to Kapellskär
  4. Take the car ferry from Kapellskär to Naantali
  5. Take the bus from Teersalo to Läntinen Pitkäkatu 203
  6. Take the train from Turku to Helsinki 954 / ...

$177 - $405

Train, car ferry  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  2. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki

$256 - $501

Bus, ferry  •  34 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920
  4. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$127 - $235

Bus, car ferry  •  36 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Stockholm 073
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

$442 - $484

Drive  •  28 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Helsinki 1432.7 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Helsinki is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Helsinki is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Helsinki is 1162 km. The road distance is 2292.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Helsinki without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 29 h 33 min and costs 210€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Hamburg to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Helsinki is 1 h ahead of Hamburg. It is currently 12:05 AM in Hamburg and 1:05 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Helsinki is 2292 km. It takes approximately 28 h 4 min to drive from Hamburg to Helsinki.

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Finnair, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 690+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 726 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Hamburg to Helsinki every 4 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$95 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $190
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Föli
Phone
+358 2 2624811
Website
foli.fi
Bus from Teersalo to Läntinen Pitkäkatu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
foli.fi
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 Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
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
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $44
Cabin
$54
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$236
Vehicle
$243
Cabin
$298
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$31
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$186
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$103
Vehicle
$38
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Kapellskär to Naantali
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $140
Schedules at
finnlines.com
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$378
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$106
Passenger
$378

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