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from Moscow to Helsinki

You can get from Moscow to Helsinki by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Moscow to Helsinki on 22 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:30Moscow19h10 13:40Helsinki
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18:30Moscow19h10 13:40Helsinki
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Travel Information from Moscow to Helsinki

distanceDistance553 miles (892 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£87 - £104
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £87 • 13 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £104 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesnordic regional airlines oy or VR

Travel 553 miles (892 km) by flight or train from Moscow to Helsinki. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £87. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are nordic regional airlines oy or VR among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Moscow to Helsinki.

Travel Tips

Travel from Moscow to Helsinki
Travel to Helsinki easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Moscow to Helsinki.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Helsinki, Finland from Moscow, Russia?

Travel from Moscow, Russia to Helsinki, Finland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Helsinki from Moscow restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Russia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Helsinki, Finland from Moscow?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 3 days after arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Helsinki, Finland?

The government of Finland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Moscow and Helsinki closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Russia from Helsinki, Finland?

Return travel to Moscow, Russia from Finland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Russia from Finland?

Entry into Russia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Russia from Finland?

Requirements for reentering Russia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Russia?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Russia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Moscow, Russia was last verified on 20/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Moscow from Helsinki.

How do you get from Moscow to Helsinki?

You can travel to Helsinki from Moscow 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Moscow and Helsinki?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Moscow to Helsinki. Tickets for a train cost on average £87.

This is compared to other travel options to Helsinki:

A train is about £17 less than a flight, which costs on average £104 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Moscow to Helsinki?

The fastest way from Moscow to Helsinki is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options from Moscow to Helsinki can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 13 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Moscow to Helsinki would I travel?

Helsinki is approximately 553 miles (892 km) away from Moscow.

Where do I depart from Moscow? Where do I arrive in Helsinki?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Moscow to Helsinki:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport and arrive in Helsinki Vantaa Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Moscow to Helsinki?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Moscow to Helsinki, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Nordic regional airlines oy can get you to Helsinki by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with nordic regional airlines oy from Moscow to Helsinki for £104 on Omio.
  • VR can take you to Helsinki by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for VR from Moscow to Helsinki for £87.
Is it possible to travel directly to Helsinki from Moscow?

Yes, there are direct services available to Helsinki from Moscow with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by train with VR.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Helsinki as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Moscow and Helsinki.

Where should I go next after I travel to Helsinki from Moscow?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Moscow to Helsinki often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Saint-Petersburg, Stockholm or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Moscow and Helsinki itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Helsinki and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Moscow to Helsinki tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Moscow to Helsinki, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £104 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £87 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Moscow to Helsinki tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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