How to get from Zurich to Helsinki

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from Zurich to Helsinki

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

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flight

To get from Zurich to Helsinki on 08 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:10Zurich Airport2h40 22:50Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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£3411One-way
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19:10Zurich Airport2h40 22:50Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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10:50Zurich Airport2h45 14:35Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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£3881One-way
14:15Zurich Airport9h05 00:20Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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£5461One-way
07:00Zurich Airport4h40 12:40Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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£6841One-way

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Travel Information between Zurich and Helsinki

distanceDistance1100 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £116
fastestFastest modeFlight • £116 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFinnair

Travel 1100 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Helsinki from Zurich. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Finnair among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Helsinki.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki, Finland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Helsinki from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Zurich to Helsinki closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Finland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Helsinki, Finland?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Helsinki?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Helsinki here.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Helsinki: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Helsinki, which costs on average £2.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Helsinki:

A train is about £22 less than a coach, which costs on average £24 for this trip.

A train is £115 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Helsinki costing on average £116.

A train is generally £29 less than a ferry for the same journey. A ferry costs on average £31 from Zurich to Helsinki.

The quickest way to travel to Helsinki from Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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You should expect to travel around 1100 miles from Zurich to Helsinki.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Helsinki.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Zurich Airport and arrive in Helsinki Vantaa Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Helsinki.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Helsinki:

  • You can travel to Helsinki from Zurich by flight with Finnair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £116 with Finnair from Zurich to Helsinki.

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Helsinki with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct flight to Helsinki with Finnair.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Helsinki tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Your journey from Zurich to Helsinki doesn't have to end in Helsinki. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Saint-Petersburg, Stockholm or Paris. If you’d like to add Saint-Petersburg, Stockholm or Paris to your Zurich to Helsinki trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Helsinki today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £24 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £116 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is on average £31 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £2 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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