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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Helsinki by plane, train, car ferry, bus, car or car train

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Fly Rome to Helsinki  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Helsinki (HEL) FCO - HEL

79€ - 345€

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Train to Naples, fly to Helsinki  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Helsinki (HEL) NAP - HEL

112€ - 386€

Fly Rome to Tallinn, car ferry  •  11h

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

119€ - 387€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  46h

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Padova Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Łomża
  3. Take the bus from Łomża, Dworzec Autobusowy to Tallinn, Bus Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

140€ - 322€

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Warsaw
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw to Tallinn, Bus Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

138€ - 249€

Bus, car ferry via Prague  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Kolera-allas

467€ - 502€

Drive  •  37h 32m

  1. Drive from Rome to Helsinki 3334.3 km

410€ - 600€

Drive, car train, car ferry  •  2 days 8h

  1. Drive from Rome 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

Italy → Finland
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International entry into Finland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Finland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Finland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Finland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Finland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Helsinki is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Helsinki is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Helsinki is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Finland.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Rome to Helsinki is to bus and car ferry, which costs 130€ - 250€ and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Helsinki is to fly which costs 75€ - 350€ and takes 6h 24m.

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The distance between Rome and Helsinki is 2201 km. The road distance is 3334.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Helsinki without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 46h and costs 140€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Rome to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Rome. It is currently 8:27 AM in Rome and 9:27 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Helsinki is 3334 km. It takes approximately 37h 32m to drive from Rome to Helsinki.

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Norwegian Air International, Finnair, Air Baltic and five other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 535+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 2201 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Norwegian Air International and nine other airlines fly from Rome to Helsinki every 2 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Naples to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Naples to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Naples to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Naples to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
160€ - 480€
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rome to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Naples to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
29€ - 40€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
28€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Padova to Łomża
Ave. Duration
22h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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 Łomża, Dworzec Autobusowy to Tallinn, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw to Tallinn, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
RegioJet
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€
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
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 140€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining Seat
17€ - 30€
2-bed inside cabin
120€ - 140€
Bed in a 2 berth inside shared cabin
71€
1-bed sea view cabin
143€
2-bed sea view cabin
152€
Standard Car (extra charge)
59€

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