You can get from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki by train, bus or flight.
To get from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki on 29 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||186 miles (300 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£52 - £79|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £52 • 2 h 27 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £79 • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||nordic regional airlines oy or VR|
Take a flight or train to travel 186 miles (300 km) to Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £52. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are nordic regional airlines oy or VR among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki.
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International travel from Saint-Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki, Finland is: Partially open.
Entry into Finland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Russia.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Finland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki.
The restriction level for your return to Saint-Petersburg, Russia from Finland is: Partially open.
Entry into Russia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland.
Conditions of reentry into Russia:
You should observe these safety measures in Russia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Russia was last checked on 27/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Saint-Petersburg from Helsinki closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki 2 different ways: flight or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki. Tickets for a train cost on average £52.
This is compared to other travel options to Helsinki:
A train journey is usually £27 less than a journey to Helsinki by plane, which costs on average £79 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.
There are alternative travel options to Helsinki that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 27 min on average.
The distance from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki is approximately 186 miles (300 km).
The average frequency per day from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki with the following travel operators:
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 to Helsinki from Saint-Petersburg.
Before travelling from Saint-Petersburg to Helsinki, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Saint-Petersburg 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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