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

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Fly Munich to Helsinki  •  5h 31m

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

74€ - 229€

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Train to Salzburg, fly to Helsinki  •  6h 48m

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

173€ - 680€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Helsinki  •  7h 39m

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

122€ - 397€

Fly Munich to Tallinn, car ferry  •  8h 28m

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

119€ - 411€

Train, car ferry  •  37h 32m

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

275€ - 393€

Bus, car ferry  •  41h 28m

  1. Take the bus from München to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

121€ - 229€

Train, night train, car ferry  •  42h 47m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 306
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

483€ - 536€

Bus, car ferry via Stockholm  •  47h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 083 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki

201€ - 371€

Drive  •  29h 43m

  1. Drive from Munich to Helsinki 2600.4 km

320€ - 480€

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Helsinki is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Helsinki is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 5h 31m.

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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 bus and car ferry which takes 41h 28m and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m 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 1:20 AM in Munich and 2:20 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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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 1589.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

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

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 280€
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 280€
Flights from Salzburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 1300€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 1300€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 700€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 700€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 370€
Flights from Salzburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Flights from Stuttgart to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Snälltåget
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
85€ - 120€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 20€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Munchen, ZOB to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from München ZOB Hackerbrucke to Prague - ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from München to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Website
Comati PSG
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
21€ - 90€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
24€ - 75€
Inside cabin
55€ - 75€
Outside cabin
65€ - 90€
Deluxe/Suite
50€ - 75€
Passenger
21€ - 25€
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
75€ - 150€
Inside cabin
85€ - 120€
Outside cabin
130€ - 190€
Deluxe/Suite
320€ - 450€
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€
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
162€
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
88€
Vehicle
32€
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
130€ - 190€
Website
Finnlines
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
323€
Website
St Peters Line
Car
90€
Passenger
323€

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The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to line 8833 train which takes 35 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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