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There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to New York by plane, car ferry or train

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Fly Helsinki to New York JFK  •  11h 45m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to New York JFK (JFK) HEL - JFK

$306 - $872

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Fly Helsinki to New York La Guardia  •  17h 1m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) HEL - LGA

$229 - $819

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Fly Helsinki to Newark  •  13h 54m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Newark (EWR) HEL - EWR

$322 - $833

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Newark  •  16h 56m

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

$336 - $789

Train to Turku, fly to Newark  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku
  2. Fly from Turku (TKU) to Newark (EWR) TKU - EWR

$319 - $771

Train to Tampere, fly to Newark  •  19h 28m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Tampere
  2. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Newark (EWR) TMP - EWR

$316 - $768

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to New York is to car ferry and fly which costs 270€ - 650€ and takes 16h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to New York is to fly which costs 250€ - 750€ and takes 11h 45m.

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The distance between Helsinki and New York is 4135 miles.

It takes approximately 11h 45m to get from Helsinki to New York, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 40m.

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New York is 7h behind Helsinki. It is currently 6:12 AM in Helsinki and 11:12 PM in New York.

British Airways, Finnair, Icelandair and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 4235+ hotels available in New York. 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 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to New York.
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  • Distance: 4135.2 miles
  • Duration: 11h 45m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and New York, NY, USA?

Finnair, Icelandair and five other airlines fly from Helsinki to New York every 4 hours.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,300
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,300
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,300
Flights from Turku to Newark via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Turku to Newark via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Turku to Newark via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Turku to Newark via Stockholm, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Tampere to Newark via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Tampere to Newark via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Tampere to Newark via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Tampere to Newark via Stockholm, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 26m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
15h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Stockholm, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,200
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,200
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
20h 17m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
15h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Stockholm, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Toronto
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Amsterdam Schiphol, Boston
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to Newark via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tallinn to Newark via Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $2,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to New York La Guardia via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Tampere
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
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
$25 - $110
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
$29 - $95
Inside cabin
$65 - $90
Outside cabin
$80 - $110
Deluxe/Suite
$65 - $90
Passenger
$25 - $31
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