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There are 9 ways to get from Scotland to Finland by plane, train, bus or car ferry

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 Edinburgh to Helsinki  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Helsinki (HEL) EDI - HEL

$91 - $274

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Fly Aberdeen to Helsinki  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Helsinki (HEL) ABZ - HEL

$93 - $320

Fly Edinburgh to Turku  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Turku (TKU) EDI - TKU

$137 - $380

Fly Glasgow to Helsinki  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Helsinki (HEL) GLA - HEL

$95 - $382

Fly Edinburgh to Tampere  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Tampere (TMP) EDI - TMP

$124 - $386

Train, bus, car ferry  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Essen 080
  3. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Timmendorferstrand Ic
  4. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

$497 - $771

Bus via Wrocław  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Wrocław
  3. Take the bus from Wroclaw to Minsk Tsentralny
  4. Take the bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
  5. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi

$164 - $313

Train, bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Düsseldorf 080
  3. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Babruysk
  4. Take the bus from Babruysk to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 952
  5. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi

Bus Ecolines  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  3. Take the bus from Den Haag to Rīga
  4. Take the bus from Rīga to St.Petersburg
  5. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi

$191 - $348

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Finland is to fly which costs £70 - £210 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Finland is to fly which costs £70 - £210 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Finland. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Helsinki Kamppi via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Wroclaw, Minsk and St.Peterburg Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Scotland and Finland is 1122 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Finland without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 22 h and costs £120 - £250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Scotland to Finland, including transfers.

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Scotland to Finland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Finland is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs £70 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £250 and takes 2 days 22 h.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Scotland to Finland bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at Helsinki Kamppi station.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Finland.
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  • Distance: 1122.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Finland?

Finnair, KLM and six other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Vantaa every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Helsinki via London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Wrocław, Wroclaw, Minsk Tsentralny, Minsk, St.Petersburg, and St.Peterburg Coach Station in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Turku via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Turku via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Turku via Manchester, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Tampere via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Tampere via Manchester, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Tampere via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Stavanger, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Stavanger, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Turku via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Tampere via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Tampere via Paris CDG, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Timmendorferstrand
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Essen
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Wrocław
Ave. Duration
20 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Wroclaw to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Düsseldorf to Babruysk
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki Kamppi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Bus from Rīga to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
SKS-Auto
Phone
+78007700020
Website
sks-auto.ru
Bus from Babruysk to Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sks-auto.ru
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Den Haag to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg a/v
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com

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Finland is 2 h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 6:06 PM in Scotland and 8:06 PM in Finland.

Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Norwegian Air International and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Finland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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