Welcome to Helsinki

How to travel to Helsinki

Flights to Helsinki

There are over 150 direct flights daily from all over the world to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Helsinki Airport is served especially well from Asian and European destinations. Finnair (One World Alliance) has direct flights to Helsinki from all major cities in Europe, as well as from a number of cities in Asia and the United States.

At the airport, there is a train station for a quick and easy connection to downtown Helsinki.

By Train and Car

Trains run daily between Helsinki and Russia (St. Petersburg 3,5 hours, Moscow 13,5 hours). Finland is also easily accessible by car from Eastern and Central Europe; see car-carrying ferry options below.

By Sea

Finland is easily reached by sea from Tallinn, Estonia (2 hours), Stockholm, Sweden (overnight) and Travemünde/Lübeck, Germany (27 hours). There are also daily ferries between Turku and Stockholm (10-12 hours); direct trains from Port of Turku to Helsinki take around two hours.

Please have a look at Visit Helsinki website to find out about attractions, tours, shopping, design, museums and events in Helsinki during your stay.

You can check the weather forecast for Helsinki here.