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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, train, car, bus, night train or car train

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Fly Paris CDG to Helsinki  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Helsinki (HEL) CDG - HEL

87€ - 280€

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Fly Paris Orly to Helsinki  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Helsinki (HEL) ORY - HEL

94€ - 433€

Fly Paris CDG to Tallinn, car ferry  •  8h 56m

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

97€ - 322€

Train to Brussels, fly to Helsinki  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Helsinki (HEL) BRU - HEL

151€ - 433€

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 41m

  1. Drive from Paris to Travemünde
  2. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

247€ - 360€

Bus, car ferry  •  46h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

133€ - 253€

Train  •  47h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Brest C En
  2. Take the train from Brest C to St Petersburg Vitebskii
  3. Take the train from Pietari to Helsinki 781 / ...

204€ - 350€

Bus, car ferry via Hamburg  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Hamburg 155
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

413€ - 440€

Train, night train, car ferry  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Berlin Hbf En
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 306
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

472€ - 529€

Drive  •  34h 10m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Helsinki 3109.3 km

390€ - 600€

Drive, car train, car ferry  •  2 days 4h

  1. Drive from Paris to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Karlshamn
  4. Take the car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda
  5. Drive from Klaipeda to Helsinki

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Helsinki is to fly which costs 90€ - 440€ and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Helsinki is to fly which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 5h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Helsinki via Brest C, Pushkinskaya and Pietari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 16m.

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The distance between Paris and Helsinki is 1908 km. The road distance is 3109.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Helsinki without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 46h 59m and costs 130€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Paris to Helsinki, including transfers.

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Paris to Helsinki train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Helsinki is to fly which takes 5h 59m and costs 85€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 350€ and takes 47h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Paris. It is currently 5:33 AM in Paris and 6:33 AM in Helsinki.

Map of how to get from Paris to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 1908.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Norwegian Air International and six other airlines fly from Paris to Helsinki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Helsinki via Brest C, St Petersburg Vitebskii, Pushkinskaya, Ploshchad Lenina, and Pietari in around 47h 16m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 360€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 360€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Clermont-Ferrand, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 360€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 450€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 650€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 340€
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 210€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 750€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris l'Est to Brest C
Ave. Duration
24h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Paris l'Est to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest C to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
23€ - 45€
1st Class (Coupe)
35€ - 80€
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
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
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 150€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 20€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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 Paris, Gallieni to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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€
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
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€
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 140€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
30€ - 33€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
44€
2-bed inside cabin
85€ - 140€

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Paris to Helsinki train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Helsinki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Helsinki is 3109 km. It takes approximately 34h 10m to drive from Paris to Helsinki.

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Norwegian Air International, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG 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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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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