There are 5 ways to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, train, car or bus

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  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Helsinki (HEL) KEF - HEL

$145 - $329

4 alternative options

Fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Tallinn (TLL) KEF - TLL
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$234 - $611

Fly to Turku, train  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Turku (TKU) KEF - TKU
  2. Take the train from Turku/Åbo to Helsinki

$223 - $476

Drive, car ferry  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Seyðisfjörður
  2. Take the car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
  3. Drive from Hirtshals to Stockholm
  4. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki

$670 - $1,058

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Reykjavík to Höfn 12
  2. Take the bus from Höfn to Reyðarfjörður 62
  3. Drive from Reyðarfjörður to Seyðisfjörður
  4. Take the car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
  5. Drive from Hirtshals to Stockholm
  6. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Turku
  7. Take the bus from Linja-autoasema, laituri 4 to Hki linja-autoasema

$679 - $1,070

What companies run services between Reykjavík, Iceland and Helsinki, Finland?

Icelandair, Finnair and four other airlines fly from Reykjavík to Helsinki every 2 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Oslo, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Stockholm, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Turku via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Turku via Copenhagen, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Turku via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Turku via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Turku via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Turku via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Sterna
Phone
+354 551 11 66
Email
info@sternatravel.com
Website
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Reykjavík to Höfn
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Höfn to Reyðarfjörður
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
SBA-Norðurleið
Phone
+354 550 0700
Email
sba@sba.is
Website
sba.is
Bus from Höfn to Reyðarfjörður
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Schedules at
sba.is
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Linja-autoasema, laituri 4 to Hki linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
onnibus.com
J. Vainion Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 2 777330
Email
tilausajot@vainionliikenne.fi
Website
vainionliikenne.fi
Bus from Linja-autoasema, tulolaituri to Hki linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Schedules at
vainionliikenne.fi
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Linja-autoasema, tulolaituri to Hki linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
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
$55 - $220
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$44 - $45
Vehicle
$45 - $46
Cabin
$57
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$247
Vehicle
$254
Cabin
$312
Car ferry from Stockholm to Turku
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$157
Vehicle
$161
Cabin
$198
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$43
Vehicle
$32
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$195
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$108
Vehicle
$40
Car ferry from Stockholm to Turku
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$146
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$20
Vehicle
$20
Smyril Line
Website
smyrilline.com
Car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $260
Schedules at
smyrilline.com
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$396
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$111
Passenger
$396

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Reykjavík to Helsinki?

The distance between Reykjavík and Helsinki is 2414 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki?

The cheapest way to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 6 h 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki?

The quickest way to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki is to fly which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $140 - $330.

How long does it take to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki?

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Reykjavík to Helsinki, including transfers.