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Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance*
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Except on hand baggage only fares

Discover Helsinki with British Airways

Explore the 'Daughter of the Baltic' with British Airways. Flights depart twice a day from London Heathrow, taking you straight to Helsinki, the charming capital of Finland.

A beautiful city to visit any time of the year, Helsinki has a distinctly small town feel and visitors can enjoy a leisurely meal or drink at the harbour in the heart of the city, followed by a stroll taking in the delightful Art Nouveau buildings.

Key facts about Helsinki flights

Fact one – Flight duration.

Flight duration

Reach the sparkling city of Helsinki in just 2 hours 55 minutes, and enjoy a free food and bar service along the way. Our attentive cabin crew are on hand at all times to make sure your flight is comfortable and relaxed.

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

Flying from London 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.

Fact three – Arriving in Helsinki.

Arriving in Helsinki

Once you've touched down in Helsinki, the best way to get to the city center is by taxi. Helsinki airport lies 20km north of the city, and buses also run regularly to the heart of the city.

Fact four – Number of flights.

Number of flights

British Airways flights to Helsinki depart from London Heathrow twice a day. There are also several flights a day with our codeshare partner Finnair, making it even easier to choose a time that suits you.

Flight Information

Which Terminal.

Which Terminal?

Find out useful information about the airports we fly from and check which terminal your flight departs from.

Airport Information


View our flight schedule to check the flight frequency and journey time. Find the departure time that suits you.

When we fly


Find out everything you need to know about taking baggage with you on flights with British Airways and our partners.

Baggage Essentials

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