There are 10 ways to get from London to Finland by plane, train, bus, car, ferry, car ferry 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.

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Fly London Heathrow to Helsinki  •  5 h 13 min

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

$102 - $285

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Fly London Gatwick to Helsinki  •  5 h 25 min

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

$81 - $203

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Fly London Heathrow to Turku  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Turku (TKU) LHR - TKU

$107 - $307

Fly London City to Helsinki  •  6 h 50 min

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

$109 - $403

Train, bus, drive, ferry  •  39 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
  3. Take the bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Helsingør 173
  4. Drive from Helsingør to Stockholm
  5. Take the ferry from Stockholm to Turku
  6. Take the train from Turku Satama to Helsinki 972 / ...

$375 - $620

Train, bus, drive, carferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Kohtla-Järve
  4. Take the bus from Kohtla-Järve bussijaam to Rakvere 746 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Rakvere to Käsmu 42 / ...
  6. Drive from Käsmu to Tallinn
  7. Take the carferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$258 - $687

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Osnabrück to Minsk
  4. Take the bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
  5. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi

$238 - $545

Bus, train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Warszawa
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa to Saint Petersburg
  3. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$177 - $262

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  40 h 15 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  6. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  7. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Helsinki

$643 - $972

Drive, carferry  •  36 h 51 min

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

$451 - $660

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Finland is 1256 miles.

The best way to get from London to Finland without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 17 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from London to Finland, including transfers.

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

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Finland is 2 h ahead of London. It is currently 12:31 AM in London and 2:31 AM in Finland.

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Finland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from London to Finland.
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  • Distance: 1256.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between London, England and Finland?

Finnair, British Airways and three other airlines fly from London to Vantaa hourly.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Turku via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Turku via Oslo, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Turku via Copenhagen, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Turku via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Turku via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Turku via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $4,600
Flights from London City to Helsinki via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
Flights from London City to Helsinki via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$6,000 - $48,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from London City to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Helsinki via Luxembourg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
Finnish Railways (VR)
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Helsingør
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kohtla-Järve
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Kohtla-Järve bussijaam to Rakvere
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Ekspress-Auto L
Website
ekspressautol.ee
Bus from Kohtla-Järve bussijaam to Rakvere
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ekspressautol.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Kohtla-Järve bussijaam to Rakvere
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Kohtla-Järve bussijaam to Rakvere
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Rakvere to Käsmu
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Osnabrück to Minsk
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
vt.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
29 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Ferry from Stockholm to Turku
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$128
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$19
Vehicle
$19
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50

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