There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Minsk by plane, car ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly from Helsinki  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Minsk (MSQ) HEL - MSQ

$75 - $194

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Bus  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to St. Petersburg Hotel Rossiya
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk

$40 - $66

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Car ferry to Tallinn, fly  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Minsk (MSQ) TLL - MSQ

$126 - $437

Train, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from Baltiyskiy station to Luga-1
  3. Take the bus from Luga to Minsk

$73 - $108

Train  •  17h 28m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Minsk Pas 051Б / ...

$58 - $125

Car ferry, bus via Vilnius  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Šeškinės Poliklinika
  3. Take the bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station

$82 - $249

Car ferry, bus  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn Central Bus station to Minsk Central bus station 920

$73 - $235

Drive  •  15h 40m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Minsk 1167.8 km

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Minsk is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 20h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Minsk is to fly which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki station to Minsk. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi bus station and arriving at Minsk via Станция Метро "Парк Победы" and Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsinki to Minsk. However, there are services departing from Helsinki and arriving at Minsk Pas via Ploshchad Lenina and St Petersburg Vitebskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 28m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Minsk is 715 km. The road distance is 1167.8 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Minsk without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 59m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Helsinki to Minsk, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Minsk bus services, operated by Sov Avto, depart from Helsinki Kamppi bus station.

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Helsinki to Minsk train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Helsinki station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Minsk is to fly which takes 5h 1m and costs 65€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 17h 28m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 20h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Minsk.
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  • Distance: 714.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Minsk, Belarus?

Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Air Baltic fly from Helsinki to Minsk once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki to Minsk via Pietari (Finljandski), Ploshchad Lenina, Pushkinskaya, and St Petersburg Vitebskii in around 17h 28m.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
www.vr.fi
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Baltiyskiy station to Luga-1
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$14 - $20
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
12h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
$22 - $45
1st Class (Coupe)
$35 - $75
Bus operators
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Luga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Šeškinės Poliklinika
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Vilnius Airport to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn Central Bus station to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Temptrans
Sov Avto
Phone
+7-812-612-82-30
Email
sovavtobus@sovavto.ru
Website
bus.sovavto.com
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to St. Petersburg Hotel Rossiya
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
bus.sovavto.com
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Website
Tallink
Passenger
$37 - $40
Vehicle
$38 - $41
Cabin
$48
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$76
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
$39
Vehicle
$29
St Peters Line

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Minsk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Helsinki to Minsk bus services, operated by Eurotrans, arrive at Minsk station.

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Minsk is 1h ahead of Helsinki. It is currently 5:23 PM in Helsinki and 6:23 PM in Minsk.

Helsinki to Minsk train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Minsk Pas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Minsk is 1168 km. It takes approximately 15h 40m to drive from Helsinki to Minsk.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Air Baltic offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Minsk Airport.

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There are 1456+ hotels available in Minsk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 2€ - 11€.

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