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There are 12 ways to get from Helsinki to London by plane, ferry, car ferry, train, night bus, bus, car or car train

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Fly Helsinki to London Heathrow  •  6 h 2 min

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

$103 - $288

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Fly Helsinki to London Gatwick  •  6 h 8 min

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

$82 - $203

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Fly Helsinki to London City  •  7 h 24 min

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

$110 - $403

Ferry to Tallinn, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 53 min

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

$131 - $328

Ferry to Tallinn, fly to London Stansted  •  8 h 2 min

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

$141 - $568

Car ferry, train  •  43 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$461 - $801

Car ferry, train, night bus  •  47 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Essen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the night bus from Essen to London N80

$281 - $441

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Essen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Essen to London 080

$281 - $441

Bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok
  4. Take the bus from Bialystok to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station

$125 - $208

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry
  4. Take the bus from Calais to London

$608 - $709

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

$594 - $784

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 47 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 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to London is to fly which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to London station. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station via Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas 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 bus which takes 2 days 16 h and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Helsinki to London, including transfers.

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Helsinki to London bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to London is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 85€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 2 days 16 h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Helsinki to London bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to London.
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  • Distance: 1137.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 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 St.Peterburg Coach Station, Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, Białystok, and Bialystok in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tallinn to London Gatwick via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $280
Eurostar
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
$171
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
Night bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ecolines
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 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com
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
$372
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$104
Passenger
$372

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London is 2 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 12:33 AM in Helsinki and 10:33 PM in London.

British Airways, Finnair, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 8767+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 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 6€ - 7€.

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