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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 cold winter months when warm and cosy cafés become a welcome respite. Helsinki has a 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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Flying to Helsinki with British Airways
Fact two: Flying from London to Helsinki with British Airways.

Our flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Helsinki Airport (HEL) take just under three hours. Our attentive cabin crew will 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.

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.

There are also several flights a day to Helsinki with our codeshare partner, Finnair.

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