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There are 4 ways to get from Shetland Islands to Helsinki by plane, car ferry or train

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Recommended option

Fly Lerwick to Helsinki  •  11h 15m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to Helsinki (HEL) LSI - HEL

98€ - 308€

3 alternative options

Car ferry to Kirkwall, fly to Helsinki  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the car ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall
  2. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Helsinki (HEL) KOI - HEL

145€ - 590€

Fly Lerwick to Tallinn, car ferry  •  14h 23m

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

143€ - 511€

Fly Lerwick to Tampere, train  •  17h 21m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to Tampere (TMP) LSI - TMP
  2. Take the train from Tampere asema to Helsinki asema

124€ - 374€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shetland Islands to Helsinki is to fly which costs £85 - £280 and takes 11h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Shetland Islands to Helsinki is to fly which costs £85 - £280 and takes 11h 15m.

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The distance between Shetland Islands and Helsinki is 900 miles.

It takes approximately 11h 15m to get from Shetland Islands to Helsinki, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lerwick Airport to Helsinki Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 30m and has one stopover.

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Helsinki is 2h ahead of Shetland Islands. It is currently 11:51 PM in Shetland Islands and 1:51 AM in Helsinki.

Flybe, British Airways, Norwegian Air International and six other airlines offer flights from Lerwick Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 878+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 84€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Shetland Islands to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 899.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 15m

What companies run services between Shetland Islands, Scotland and Helsinki, Finland?

Loganair, Finnair and eight other airlines fly from Shetland Islands to Helsinki hourly.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Kirkwall, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Glasgow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Edinburgh, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Edinburgh, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Kirkwall, Edinburgh, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Glasgow, Manchester, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Glasgow, Dusseldorf, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Aberdeen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Bergen, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Bergen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Edinburgh, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Edinburgh, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Aberdeen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Bergen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Edinburgh, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Edinburgh, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Flights from Kirkwall to Helsinki via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Aberdeen, Riga
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Aberdeen, Riga
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Edinburgh, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Aberdeen, Riga
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Lerwick to Tampere via Bergen, Oslo, Riga
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Bergen, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Bergen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Lerwick to Tallinn via Edinburgh, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Aberdeen, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Glasgow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Edinburgh, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lerwick to Helsinki via Glasgow, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1100€
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tampere asema to Helsinki asema
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
www.vr.fi
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
20€ - 24€
Peak
28€ - 33€
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
40€ - 180€
Website
Tallink
Passenger
34€ - 36€
Vehicle
35€ - 37€
Cabin
44€
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€

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