There are 7 ways to get from Moscow to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, train, bus 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 47 min

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

$78 - $317

Cheapest option

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

5 alternative options

Fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Tallinn (TLL) SVO - TLL
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$148 - $480

Train  •  9 h 37 min

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

$54 - $97

Bus Tiaga  •  18 h 39 min

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

$36 - $48

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 - $344

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 Helsinki is to bus which costs RUB 2300 - RUB 3600 and takes 19 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Helsinki is to fly which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 22000 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Helsinki is 893 km. The road distance is 1090.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Moscow to Helsinki, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Moscow station to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Paveletsky Station and arriving at Kamppi via St.Peterburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 39 min.

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There are 552+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 557.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Air Baltic fly from Moscow to Helsinki 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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
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
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
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 Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $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 - $140
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Paveletsky Station to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
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
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 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$41 - $42
Vehicle
$42 - $43
Cabin
$53
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