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

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 to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) HEL - KEF

$118 - $303

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Fly to Akureyri  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Akureyri (AEY) HEL - AEY

$243 - $580

Car ferry, drive  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Drive from Stockholm to Hirtshals
  3. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  4. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Reykjavík

$860 - $1,020

Car ferry, train, drive  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Helsingborg Centralstation
  3. Drive from Helsingborg Centralstation to Gothenburg
  4. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  5. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  6. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  7. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

Car ferry, bus, drive  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Helsingborg 602 / ...
  3. Drive from Helsingborg to Gothenburg
  4. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  5. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  6. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  7. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

Car ferry, night train, drive  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the night train from Stockholm Centralstation to Helsingborg Centralstation
  3. Drive from Helsingborg Centralstation to Gothenburg
  4. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  5. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  6. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  7. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  5 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Baltiyskaya
  2. Take the bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Suwałki
  3. Take the bus from Suwałki to Göteborg
  4. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  5. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  6. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  7. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Iceland is to fly which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Iceland is to fly which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Iceland is 2221 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Helsinki to Iceland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Iceland is 2 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 5:41 PM in Helsinki and 2:41 PM in Iceland.

Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Iceland.
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  • Distance: 1388 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Iceland?

Icelandair, Finnair and three other airlines fly from Helsinki to Keflavík every 2 hours.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Akureyri via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to Akureyri via Stockholm, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to Akureyri via Oslo, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $85
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$100 - $140
2nd Class Refundable
$100 - $140
1st Class Refundable
$140 - $200
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 Stockholm to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
Swebus
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Baltiyskaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
19 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Sindbad
Ferry operators
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$380
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$106
Passenger
$380
Smyril Line
Website
smyrilline.com
Car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
Ave. Duration
47 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $240
Schedules at
smyrilline.com
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$188
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 Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$238
Vehicle
$244
Cabin
$300

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