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

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Fly Sydney to Helsinki  •  27h 13m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Helsinki (HEL) SYD - HEL

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Fly Sydney to Tallinn, car ferry  •  30h 22m

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

Train to Newcastle, fly to Helsinki  •  32h 13m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Helsinki (HEL) NTL - HEL

Fly Sydney to Pulkovo, train  •  30h 3m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Pulkovo (LED) SYD - LED
  2. Take the train from Pietari to Helsinki

Fly Sydney to Tampere, train  •  31h 59m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Tampere (TMP) SYD - TMP
  2. Take the train from Tampere to Helsinki

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Helsinki is to fly which costs $700 - $1,200 and takes 27h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Sydney to Helsinki is to fly. Taking this option will cost $700 - $1,200 and takes 27h 13m.

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The distance between Sydney and Helsinki is 15200 km.

It takes approximately 27h 13m to get from Sydney to Helsinki, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Helsinki Airport. The quickest flight takes 24h 15m and has one stopover.

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Helsinki is 7h behind Sydney. It is currently 10:53 AM in Sydney and 3:53 AM in Helsinki.

Emirates, Flydubai, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 15200.3 km
  • Duration: 27h 13m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Helsinki, Finland?

Qatar Airways, Emirates and 13 other airlines fly from Sydney to Helsinki every 3 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Singapore Changi, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
27h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Hong Kong, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €1800
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Suvarnabhumi, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Melbourne, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €1900
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Brisbane, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Dubai, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €1800
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Dubai, Riga
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Pulkovo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Pulkovo via Dubai, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Pulkovo via Melbourne, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Pulkovo via Brisbane, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Pulkovo via Perth, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Singapore Changi, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €2200
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Dubai, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Tokyo Haneda, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €1500
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Singapore Changi, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€650 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Tokyo Haneda, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1700
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Dubai, Oslo
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€900 - €2200
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
29h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €2100
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Abu Dhabi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Dubai, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Doha, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€700 - €1400
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Brisbane, Doha
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €1400
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Melbourne, Doha
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €1400
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€650 - €1900
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €1900
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Singapore Changi, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €2200
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €2100
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Abu Dhabi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Dubai, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
26h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Tallinn via Doha, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sydney to Helsinki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€650 - €3000
Flights from Newcastle to Helsinki via Brisbane, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Dubai, Oslo
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€900 - €2200
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Abu Dhabi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Pulkovo via Incheon
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €2000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Tampere via Suvarnabhumi, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€650 - €1500
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
€6 - €8
Opal single trip ticket
€7 - €10
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
www.vr.fi
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €90
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€24 - €75
Inside cabin
€55 - €75
Outside cabin
€65 - €90
Deluxe/Suite
€50 - €75
Passenger
€20 - €35

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