There are 2 ways to get from Helsinki to Beijing by plane or train

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Recommended option

Fly  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Beijing (PEK) HEL - PEK

$221 - $864

1 alternative option

Train  •  5 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg Finlyandskii 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  3. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$542 - $1,197

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Beijing, China?

Finnair, Beijing Capital and seven other airlines fly from Helsinki to Beijing every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki to Beijing via St Petersburg Finlyandskii, Ploshchad Lenina, Ploshchad Vosstaniya, St Petersburg P Mosk, Moskva Oktiabrskaia, and Moskva Iaroslavskaja in around 5 days 17 h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,500
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $4,000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Beijing via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $5,500
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to St Petersburg Finlyandskii
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg P Mosk to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Helsinki to Beijing?

The distance between Helsinki and Beijing is 6321 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Beijing?

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Beijing is to fly which costs 170€ - 700€ and takes 10 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Helsinki to Beijing?

The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Beijing is to fly which takes 10 h 50 min and costs 170€ - 700€.

How long does it take to get from Helsinki to Beijing?

It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to get from Helsinki to Beijing, including transfers.