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

Recommended option

Fly to Helsinki  •  4 h 26 min

  1. SVO - HEL

$78 - $317

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 11 min

  1. St Peterburg

$33 - $53

8 alternative options

Fly to Turku  •  6 h 40 min

  1. SVO - TKU

$88 - $278

Fly to Tampere  •  6 h 55 min

  1. SVO - TMP

$88 - $268

Fly to Oulu  •  7 h 29 min

  1. SVO - OUL

$103 - $314

Fly to Kuopio  •  7 h 43 min

  1. SVO - KUO

$88 - $275

Train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Express
  2. 781 / ...

$55 - $102

Train, car ferry  •  20 h 29 min

  1. 034А
  2. M/S Superstar

$164 - $370

Night train  •  15 h 24 min

$61 - $111

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. 681.7 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Finland?

Finnair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Air Baltic fly from Moscow to Vantaa every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Helsinki via Komsomolskaya, Moskva Oktiabrskaia, St Petersburg P Mosk, Ploshchad Vosstaniya, Ploshchad Lenina, and Pietari (Finljandski) in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Turku via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tampere via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tampere via Helsinki, Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Oulu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kuopio via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Turku via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tampere via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Turku via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tampere via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Night train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
rzd.ru
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow Pushkinskaya to Saint Petersburg Moskovskaya
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
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 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $45
Cabin
$55
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Moscow and Finland is 1060 km. The road distance is 1091 km.

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Finland is to bus which costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3300 and takes 17 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Moscow to Finland is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs RUB 4800 - RUB 20000.

No, there is no direct bus from Moscow to Finland. However, there are services departing from Moscow Pushkinskaya and arriving at Kamppi via Авиационная Ул. and St.Peterburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Moscow to Finland, including transfers.