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There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Helsinki by plane, train, ferry, bus, night train or car

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 Milan Malpensa to Helsinki  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Helsinki (HEL) MXP - HEL

$95 - $225

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Fly Milan Linate to Helsinki  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Helsinki (HEL) LIN - HEL

$99 - $311

Train to Zurich, fly to Helsinki  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Helsinki (HEL) ZRH - HEL

$114 - $336

Fly Milan Malpensa to Tallinn, ferry  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Tallinn (TLL) MXP - TLL
  2. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$125 - $220

Fly Milan Linate to Tallinn, ferry  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Tallinn (TLL) LIN - TLL
  2. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$144 - $346

Train, bus, ferry  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Udine Fr
  2. Take the bus from Udine Autostazione to Tallinn
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$209 - $280

Night train, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the night train from Milano Rogoredo to Brest Central R
  2. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D
  3. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$172 - $296

Drive, train  •  39 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Helsinki

$538 - $811

Drive  •  35 h

  1. Drive from Milan to Helsinki 1912.9 miles

$460 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Helsinki is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Helsinki is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Milan and Helsinki is 1937 km. The road distance is 3060.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Helsinki without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 23 h 40 min and costs 180€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Milan to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Helsinki is 1 h ahead of Milan. It is currently 7:06 PM in Milan and 8:06 PM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Helsinki is 3061 km. It takes approximately 35 h to drive from Milan to Helsinki.

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Finnair, CSA, Air Baltic and four other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 1210.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Milan to Helsinki hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Milan Linate to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Milan Linate to Tallinn via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Milan Linate to Tallinn via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Helsinki via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Rogoredo to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
www.rw.by
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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