London to Helsinki Flights
Flights from London
There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.
Getting to the airport
When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.
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With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Helsinki. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.ie. As well as air travel, ebookers.ie lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.
Travel to Helsinki
Trips to Helsinki do not need to be expensive. With travel services like ebookers, you can find affordable flights and discover amazing hotel deals. The main airport in Helsinki is the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, which is located roughly ten miles from the city centre. The airport is one of the busiest among Nordic countries, with an annual traffic of over fourteen million passengers. Some of the airlines the airport include Air Berlin, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa. In 2006, Helsinki Airport was named the most punctual airport in Europe by the Association of European Airlines.
Transportation from Helsinki Airport
Travellers to Helsinki will find numerous ground transportation options that can get them to the city. In addition to utilizing the taxi ranks found outside the airport, visitors can request for special taxi services. A cab ride to the centre of the city takes about half an hour and costs €45 to €50. The airport provides free bus transportation to nearby hotels. There are also bus connections to different parts of the Helsinki metropolitan area. Travellers who prefer to drive into the city will find the car rental desk between Terminal One and Terminal Two.
Weather in Helsinki
Helsinki enjoys a maritime and continental climate. Spring is one of the best periods to visit the city with average temperatures of 14°C. During the summer, temperatures range from 15°C to 30°C, leaving the sea pleasantly warm for swimming in. Winter in Helsinki is quite cold, with temperatures dropping as low as -5.5°C in February. Travellers are advised to wear heavy clothing during the winter period.
Things to Do in Helsinki Airport
The city of Helsinki is teeming with restaurants and great places to visit. The ancient Fortress of Suomenlinna is a popular destination with tourists. Other fun things to do include visiting the Lutheran Cathedral, touring the Mannerheim Museum, and enjoying a scenic walk at the Pihalajasaari Recreational Park.
Cheap flights from London to Helsinki
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from London and Helsinki
|Airline||Departure||Arrival||Travel dates||Round-trip fares|
|Norwegian Air Shuttle||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€151|
|Air Baltic||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€160|
|British Airways||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€172|
|Finnair||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€173|
|SAS Scandinavian Airlines||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€205|
|Lufthansa||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€247|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€271|
|Air France||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€353|
|airberlin||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€474|
|All Nippon Airways||LON||HEL||Fri 22 Aug - Fri 29 Aug||€1,901|
London and Helsinki airports and terminals
Airports in London, GB
Heathrow airport (LHR)
Distance from City Center: 22.5 kilometers
Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to HEL
Terminal Carriers Terminal 3 British Airways, Finnair
Gatwick airport (LGW)
Distance from City Center: 39.2 kilometers
Stansted airport (STN)
Distance from City Center: 48.6 kilometers
Luton Airport (LTN)
Distance from City Center: 44.2 kilometers
London City Airport (LCY)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 kilometers
Southend airport (SEN)
Distance from City Center: 57.7 kilometers
Interesting facts about flights from London to Helsinki
- 12 direct flights are operating from London to Helsinki today.
- Today’s average time for a direct flight is 2h 55m.
- Finnair flight 3126 (01:30 GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today’s earliest available flight from London to Helsinki.
- Finnair flight 5908 (12:25 GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today’s latest available flight from London to Helsinki.
- Today’s shortest direct flight from London to Helsinki (Finnair flight 832, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 2h 55m.
- Today’s longest direct flight from London to Helsinki (Finnair flight 5904, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 0m.
Aircraft options between London and Helsinki
|Airbus Industrie A319||Finnair, British Airways|
|Airbus A321||Finnair, British Airways|
|Airbus Industrie A320||British Airways, Finnair|
|Airbus Industrie A321||British Airways, Finnair|
Flight schedule for flights from London to Helsinki on Tue, Dec 10, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|airberlin/SAS Scandinavian Airlines||AB5090/SK3674||LCY||14:45||HEL||00:15||E70/321||7hr 30min|
|airberlin/SAS Scandinavian Airlines||AB5102/SK3674||LCY||17:00||HEL||00:15||E70/321||5hr 15min|
|airberlin/SAS Scandinavian Airlines||AB5018/SK3674||LHR||14:10||HEL||00:15||319/321||8hr 5min|
|airberlin/SAS Scandinavian Airlines||AB5020/SK3674||LHR||15:10||HEL||00:15||319/321||7hr 5min|
|airberlin/SAS Scandinavian Airlines||AB5022/SK3674||LHR||16:15||HEL||00:15||320/321||6hr 0min|
|British Airways/Lufthansa||BA8734/LH854||LCY||14:45||HEL||00:15||E70/321||7hr 30min|
|British Airways/SAS Scandinavian Airlines||BA8734/SK3674||LCY||14:45||HEL||00:15||E70/321||7hr 30min|
|British Airways/Lufthansa||BA8738/LH854||LCY||17:00||HEL||00:15||E70/321||5hr 15min|
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