Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

Holidays in Helsinki

Discover the unique charm of Finland’s vibrant capital on holidays in Helsinki. Whether you’re looking for spa relaxation, fun-packed family days out, or city breaks filled with culture, shopping and nightlife - Helsinki has something for everyone.


Visit Helsinki in winter and go skating at the Icepark. Or warm up with an essential Finnish sauna experience at one of our spa hotels. Admire magnificent architecture and wander around superb museums. Shop at myriad malls and markets, or take little ones to fantastic family attractions like Linnanmäki theme park. Book your Helsinki flights and hotel together for a guaranteed saving.

Helsinki car hire deals

See Helsinki your way with one of our car deals

Economy car.

Economy car

Rent an Economy car on your holiday for an unforgettable road trip.

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Intermediate car.

Intermediate car

Upgrade to an Intermediate car on your fly-drive vacation.

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People carrier.

People carrier

Rent a people carrier, great for groups with lots of luggage.

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Helsinki experiences

See the highlights of Helsinki with these terrific experiences

Get the most out of your break in the Finnish capital with the Helsinki Card. Giving you free travel on all public transport plus free entrance to all major sights and museums – it really is an essential for any visitor to the city. The Helsinki Card comes with a complete guidebook to all the included attractions and excellent maps of the city. It also offers great value discounts on the Finnair airport bus, tours, restaurants, entertainment and much more.

Helsinki Audio City Tour.

Helsinki Audio City Tour

Discover and learn about the essential sights of Helsinki on this self-guided Audio City Tour. Listen on your headphones to a commentary in a choice of 12 languages, accompanied with sound effects to bring the history of the city to life. Take in the historic centre, including beautiful Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Opera House and Finlandia Hall. Your tour ends at the remarkable Sibelius Monument, or whenever possible, at Temppeliaukio Church – the ‘Church in the Rock’.

Helsinki Sightseeing Tour.

Helsinki Sightseeing Tour

See the highlights of Helsinki on this introductory sightseeing tour, with live commentary from your knowledgeable guide. Perfect for first-time visitors, it is a great way to get acquainted with this beautiful Nordic city. Take in the historic centre, including impressive Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament building, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. Your tour ends at the remarkable Sibelius Monument, or whenever possible, at Temppeliaukio Church – the ‘Church in the Rock’.

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Helsinki weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • -3°Jan
  • -4°Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • 14°May
  • 19°Jun
  • 22°Jul
  • 20°Aug
  • 15°Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • -1°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 56
  • 42
  • 36
  • 44
  • 41
  • 51
  • 68
  • 72
  • 71
  • 73
  • 68
  • 66
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
  • 6
  • 9
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 5
  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

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