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There are 10 ways to get from Munich to Helsinki by plane, train, car ferry, night train, bus, car 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 Munich to Helsinki  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Helsinki (HEL) MUC - HEL

78€ - 227€

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Train to Salzburg, fly to Helsinki  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Helsinki (HEL) SZG - HEL

97€ - 349€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Helsinki  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Helsinki (HEL) STR - HEL

114€ - 238€

Fly Munich to Tallinn, car ferry  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Tallinn (TLL) MUC - TLL
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

119€ - 391€

Train, car ferry  •  37h 30m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Ice
  2. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

263€ - 397€

Train, night train  •  39h 21m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D
  4. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

197€ - 307€

Bus, car ferry  •  41h 22m

  1. Take the bus from München to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Riia to Tallinna bussijaam 920
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

136€ - 342€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  43h 52m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Rosenheim Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rosenheim to Warszawa
  3. Take the bus from Varssavi to Tallinna bussijaam
  4. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

130€ - 321€

Car train, drive  •  35h 58m

  1. Take the car train from München Ost to Lüneburg Uex 1394
  2. Drive from Lüneburg to Helsinki

390€ - 546€

Drive  •  29h 43m

  1. Drive from Munich to Helsinki 1625.2 miles

310€ - 470€

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Helsinki is to fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Helsinki is to fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 5h 32m.

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The distance between Munich and Helsinki is 1589 km. The road distance is 2600.4 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Helsinki without a car is to train and night train which takes 39h 21m and costs 190€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Munich to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Munich. It is currently 7:22 AM in Munich and 8:22 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Helsinki is 2600 km. It takes approximately 29h 43m to drive from Munich to Helsinki.

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easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic and three other airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 84€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 993.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Munich to Helsinki hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Salzburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 440€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 440€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Flights from Salzburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 410€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Salzburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
oebb.at
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from München Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Schedules at
westbahn.at
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
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
17€ - 21€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 85€
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
www.rw.by
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
meridian-bob-brb.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from München Ost to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from München to Rīga
Ave. Duration
32h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Riia to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Lux Express
Bus from Varssavi to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Lux Express
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Temptrans
Sindbad
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Website
Tallink
Passenger
34€ - 36€
Vehicle
35€ - 37€
Cabin
44€
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
69€
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
35€
Vehicle
26€
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Finnlines

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The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to train which takes 36m and costs 13€ - 19€.

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