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Discover Helsinki with British Airways

Also known as the ‘Daughter of the Baltic’, Helsinki is the charming capital of Finland. It’s less than a three-hour flight from Heathrow (LHR) to Helsinki Airport (HEL), so you will be enjoying the stunning architecture of the city in no time.

A beautiful place at any time of the year, its seasons are dramatic – from busy summer days lazing by the beach to bitterly cold winter months when warm and cosy cafés become a welcome respite. Helsinki has distinctive small town feel, even though it is the capital, and this can be felt in the welcoming nature of the locals. Enjoy a leisurely meal or drink at the harbour in the heart of the city with new friends, after a day of meandering the streets in awe of the delightful Art Nouveau buildings and sculptures. A holiday in Helsinki offers a cosmopolitan and multicultural break where east meets west.

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Helsinki flight facts

Fact one – Flight duration.

Flight duration from London Heathrow (LHR) to Helsinki Airport (HEL)

Our flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Helsinki Airport (HEL) take just less than three hours, so sit back and enjoy the complimentary food and drink service. Our attentive cabin crew are on hand at all times to make sure your flight is comfortable and relaxed. Two flights depart from Heathrow daily, enabling you to reach the sparkling city of Helsinki with ease. There are also several flights a day with our codeshare partner, Finnair, making it even simpler to arrive in Finland.

Fact two: Flying from London to Helsinki with British Airways.

Flying to Helsinki with British Airways

With frequent departures to Helsinki from London Heathrow, choose a flight time that suits you best. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly - both options include complimentary on-board drinks and snacks. Choose to check-in online, via your mobile or at a dedicated check-in desk at the airport.

Fact three – Arriving in Helsinki.

Arriving in Helsinki

Once you've touched down in Helsinki, the best way to get to the city centre is by taxi as Helsinki airport lies 20km north of the city. You can get either a private hire taxi, which costs around €40-50, or you can get a fixed priced taxi, which is shared with others but is cheaper. Buses also run regularly to the heart of the city, the Finnair Bus is just €6.20 and takes around 20-30 minutes, or try the number 615 to the central train station. You could also hire a car to explore Helsinki in your own time.

Travelling for business?

Business.

Business travel to Helsinki is easy with British Airways and our airline partner Finnair. You’ll enjoy direct flights to Helsinki Airport, as well as an impeccable service and the following features:

  • Your choice of up to seven daily flights with BA and our codeshare partner Finnair.
  • Fly from Heathrow Airport, just 15 minutes from London.
  • Great value hand baggage only fares featuring a generous allowance of 2 bags.
  • Complimentary on-board drinks and snacks.
  • A highly rewarding business loyalty programme, On Business.
  • Collect both Avios and On Business points on the same eligible flights.
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