There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Kaliningrad by plane, train, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly to Kaliningrad  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kaliningrad (KGD) HEL - KGD

$88 - $269

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Ferry, bus  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaliningrad

$73 - $115

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Fly to Gdansk, train, bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Gdansk (GDN) HEL - GDN
  2. Take the train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Elblag
  3. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad

$91 - $371

Fly to Palanga, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Palanga (PLQ) HEL - PLQ
  2. Take the bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad

$77 - $193

Carferry, bus, train  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Valga bussijaam 179 / ...
  3. Take the train from Valga to Riga 865 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Olaine to Kaliningrad

$85 - $251

Drive  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kaliningrad 825.1 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Kaliningrad is 662 km. The road distance is 1320.2 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kaliningrad without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 14 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Helsinki to Kaliningrad, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Helsinki Airport to Kaliningrad Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kaliningrad is 1320 km. It takes approximately 18 h 9 min to drive from Helsinki to Kaliningrad.

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Air Baltic, LOT, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Finnair offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Kaliningrad Airport.

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There are 3375+ hotels available in Kaliningrad. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kaliningrad.
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  • Distance: 413.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Kaliningrad, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Finnair and four other airlines fly from Helsinki to Kaliningrad every 3 hours.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gdansk via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Gdansk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Gdansk via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Palanga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Palanga via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Palanga via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Helsinki to Kaliningrad via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Kaliningrad via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gdansk via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Helsinki to Palanga via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kaliningrad via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Kaliningrad via Riga, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Elblag
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $12
Latvian Railways (PV)
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Riga to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Olaine to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
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