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

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Recommended option

Fly to Helsinki  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Helsinki (HEL) SVO - HEL

$76 - $314

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Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from VDNKh, Moscow to Frunzenskaya, Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki 102401 / ...

$35 - $53

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Fly to Turku  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Turku (TKU) SVO - TKU

$86 - $276

Fly to Tampere  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Tampere (TMP) SVO - TMP

$86 - $266

Fly to Oulu  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Oulu (OUL) SVO - OUL

$101 - $312

Fly to Kuopio  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Kuopio (KUO) SVO - KUO

$86 - $273

Train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk Express
  2. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$53 - $97

Train, car ferry  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to Tallinn 034А
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar

$162 - $364

Bus Tiaga  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Paveletsky Station to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi St.Petersburg

$37 - $51

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Helsinki 681.7 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Finland is to bus which costs RUB 2300 - RUB 3500 and takes 19 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Finland is to fly which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 21000 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Moscow station to Finland. However, there are services departing from Paveletsky Station and arriving at Helsinki Kamppi via St.Peterburg Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 44 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Finland is 1060 km. The road distance is 1090.7 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Finland without a car is to train which takes 9 h 34 min and costs RUB 3500 - RUB 6500.

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

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Moscow to Finland bus services, operated by Tiaga, arrive at Paveletsky Station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Finland is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs RUB 5000 - RUB 21000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 3500 - RUB 6500 and takes 9 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs RUB 2300 - RUB 3500 and takes 19 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Moscow to Finland bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at Helsinki Kamppi station.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Finland.
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  • Distance: 662.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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 34 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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 57 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 46 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 52 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
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Oulu via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Oktiabrskaia to St Petersburg P Mosk
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$26 - $40
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
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from VDNKh, Moscow to Frunzenskaya, Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ecolines
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Paveletsky Station to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
tiaga34.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 - $44
Cabin
$54
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