There are 9 ways to get from Helsinki to London by plane, car ferry, bus, night bus, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Helsinki to London Heathrow  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to London Heathrow (LHR) HEL - LHR

$102 - $289

Cheapest option

Fly Helsinki to London Gatwick  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to London Gatwick (LGW) HEL - LGW

$81 - $204

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Fly Helsinki to London City  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to London City (LCY) HEL - LCY

$109 - $404

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to London Gatwick  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to London Gatwick (LGW) TLL - LGW

$144 - $489

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to London Stansted  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to London Stansted (STN) TLL - STN

$154 - $729

Car ferry, bus, night bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 073
  3. Take the night bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London

$285 - $529

Bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Bialystok
  3. Take the bus from Bialystok to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station

$143 - $221

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  35 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$591 - $781

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$450 - $651

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to London is to fly which costs 70€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to London is to fly which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to London station. However, there are services departing from Helsinki and arriving at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station via St Petersburg Vitebskii and Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Helsinki and London is 1821 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to London without a car is to car ferry and bus and night bus which takes 2 days 6 h and costs 240€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Helsinki to London, including transfers.

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Helsinki to London bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Helsinki station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to London is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 85€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 2 days 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to London.
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  • Distance: 1137.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and London, England?

Finnair, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Helsinki to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to London via Saint Petersburg, St Petersburg Vitebskii, and Bialystok in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
21 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Białystok to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Schedules at
agat.eu
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
$41 - $42
Vehicle
$42 - $44
Cabin
$53
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$233
Vehicle
$239
Cabin
$294
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
$81
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$184
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$102
Vehicle
$37

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