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There are 10 ways to get from Helsinki to Romania by plane, shuttle, car ferry, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) HEL - OTP

$119 - $271

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Fly to Timisoara  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Timisoara (TSR) HEL - TSR

$78 - $339

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Fly to Iasi  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Iasi (IAS) HEL - IAS

$107 - $468

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) HEL - CLJ

$96 - $403

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Budapest (BUD) HEL - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Timişoara

$91 - $212

Car ferry, bus  •  44 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Odessa 999
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest

$112 - $309

Train  •  47 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Bereshti D
  3. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir

$83 - $136

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest

$104 - $182

Train, night train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Chisinau D
  3. Take the night train from Chisinau to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$87 - $141

Drive  •  34 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Bucharest 1578.2 miles

$350 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Romania is to train which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 47 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Romania is to fly which costs 100€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Romania is 1577 km. The road distance is 2525.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Romania without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 44 h 37 min and costs 95€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Helsinki to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Romania is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 100€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 47 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Romania is 2525 km. It takes approximately 34 h 12 min to drive from Helsinki to Romania.

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Blue Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Romania.
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  • Distance: 985.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Romania?

Blue Air, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Helsinki to Sector 2 every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsinki to Bucharest via Pietari (Finljandski), Ploshchad Lenina, Pushkinskaya, St Petersburg Vitebskii, Bereshti, Iasi, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, and Gara de Nord in around 47 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Helsinki to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Helsinki to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Helsinki to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Bucharest Otopeni via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Helsinki to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Helsinki to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Bereshti
Ave. Duration
34 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
36 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Night train from Chisinau to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Odessa
Ave. Duration
27 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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 Saint Petersburg to Odessa
Ave. Duration
27 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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 - $200
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
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30

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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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