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Departure Sat, 19 Jan Return Fri, 25 Jan
LGW London
HEL Helsinki
return from £69
Departure Sat, 26 Jan Return Mon, 28 Jan
MAN Manchester
HEL Helsinki
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Departure Tue, 05 Feb Return Mon, 11 Feb
EDI Edinburgh
HEL Helsinki
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Departure Thu, 24 Jan Return Wed, 13 Feb
ARN Stockholm
HEL Helsinki
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Travelling to Helsinki

Helsinki Attractions

Helsinki is a modern city overlooking the Baltic Sea encircled by spectacular nature. In winter, festive markets and Christmas trees dazzle with shimmering lights, while in summer surrounding woodlands afford picturesque scenery for energetic hikes, and boats chug peacefully across to the archipelago's islands dotted with quaint villages. Amid the city centre, visitors can admire architectural gems such as the eye-popping Cathedral draped in gold, blue and white and the impressive Rock Church carved out of ancient rock. There's no shortage of restaurants serving international cuisine and hearty local dishes featuring game and reindeer, herring and wild fish. Discover here the best deals for a Flight + Hotel to Helsinki!

Things to do in Helsinki

A break in Helsinki offers a range of historical and cultural attractions, from neo-classical architecture to cutting-edge design. Its compact centre is easily explored on foot, while in winter months there are plenty of cosy pubs and cafes to warm up in. In Helsinki, you can enjoy the perfect blend of city and countryside, as surrounding the city the peninsula boasts picturesque offshore islands and parklands ideal for walking.

On a trip to Helsinki be sure to:

  • Tour the Ateneum Art Museum housing Finnish art from the 19th century to the present day
  • See the emblematic Helsinki Cathedral in the downtown area, designed in the 19th century
  • Get close to animals from the Arctic Circle to the tropical rainforest at Helsinki Zoo Korkeasaari
  • Ride the adrenaline-inducing rides at the Linnanmäki Amusement Park
  • Enjoy a summer open-air jazz concert in the Esplanade Park
  • Go shopping for souvenirs, local food and traditional goods at the Market Square in the South Harbour
  • Learn about Finnish history from prehistoric times to the present day at the National Museum of Finland
  • Admire neo-classical architecture at Senate Square, which gathers the National Library of Finland, Helsinki Cathedral, University of Helsinki and Government Palace
  • Visit the Sibelius monument that pays tribute to the world famous composer
  • View the city from a new angle on the SkyWheel Helsinki
  • Visit the magnificent Temppeliaukio Church quarried out of natural bedrock
Helsinki

Helsinki Airports

Helsinki Airport (otherwise known as Helsinki-Vantaa Airport) is Finland's main airport. Due to its geographical position, it is also a transport hub for travellers travelling between Europe and Asia and is classed as the fourth busiest airport in the Nordic countries.

  • Helsinki Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines operate flights to Helsinki including: Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle and TUIfly.

    Location

    Helsinki Airport is located in Vantaa, about 12 miles north of Helsinki city centre.

    Transportation

    The Finnair City Bus and bus line 615 run from the airport to Helsinki Railway Station, and bus line 617 to Hakaniemi Market Square. There is also a train connection from the airport to the city centre. Taxis are available from outside the arrivals terminal.

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