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Helsinki to Istanbul Flights

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Selected fares from Helsinki to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HEL IST Sun, Dec 21 - Sun, Jan 4 $320
HEL IST Fri, Sep 19 - Sat, Sep 27 $378
HEL IST Fri, Sep 19 - Sat, Sep 27 $439
HEL IST Mon, Sep 15 - Tue, Sep 30 $448
HEL IST Wed, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 10 $645

Helsinki and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Helsinki , FI
map of airports in Helsinki
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    Helsinki-Vantaa airport (HEL)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from HEL to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines
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Airports in Istanbul , TR
map of airports in Istanbul
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    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from HEL to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

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Cheap flights from Helsinki to Istanbul

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Helsinki to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 19 Helsinki (HEL) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $378
Earn $3.78
Return Sat, Sep 27 Istanbul (IST) Helsinki (HEL) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Helsinki to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 3 Helsinki (HEL) Istanbul (IST) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $411
Earn $4.11
Return Wed, Sep 10 Istanbul (IST) Helsinki (HEL) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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Flights to Istanbul

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Finding flights from Helsinki shouldn't be a hassle. When you book with Orbitz.com, you can rest assured that you get the best price on your flight. Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, also known as Helsinki Airport, is the primary airport in the city. It is located just over 10 miles from downtown, so you can get there in 20 to 30 minutes when traffic cooperates. Air Berlin, Blue 1, and Finnair are a few of the companies that handle flights from the airport, and several charter companies operate private flights as well.

Parking at the Airport

Helsinki Airport has several secure indoor parking garages. You will pay around $50 to park your car for one week, and if your vacation goes longer, the lot will charge only $10-20 more for an additional week of parking. The AirPort Bus offers free transportation from the lots to the terminals.

Cabs and Buses

When you need to reduce your travel costs, consider using a cab. Cabs cost less than $20, and you can arrange for the driver to pick you up anywhere in Helsinki or the surrounding area. Public buses are also available for $5 or less. The bus makes regular stops at the airport and lets you off a few feet from the entrance. Five rental car companies serve travelers at Helsinki Airport too, and Orbitz.com can help you arrange for a car when you book your flight.

Enjoy a Meal

Twenty different restaurants and eateries operate within the Helsinki Airport. Starbucks, My City Helsinki, Jungle Juice Bar, and Cafe Picnic provide both quick meals and places to sit down and enjoy your meal. Café Picnic and Coffee Spoon are open 24 hours daily, so coffee and freshly baked goods are available at any time.. If you are ready to book your trip or need to find cheap flights from Helsinki, check out the great deals that Orbitz.com has to offer travelers.

Istanbul Area Airports

Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Helsinki to Istanbul

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Helsinki to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 25m.
    • SAS Scandinavian Airlines flight 3422 (8:05 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from Helsinki to Istanbul.
    • SAS Scandinavian Airlines flight 3409 (1:25 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's latest available flight from Helsinki to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Helsinki to Istanbul (SAS Scandinavian Airlines flight 3409, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 3h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Helsinki to Istanbul (SAS Scandinavian Airlines flight 3409, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 3h 25m.
    • Flights from Helsinki-Vantaa airport (HEL) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Helsinki and Istanbul

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737 Passenger SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-900 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger Turkish Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Airbus Industrie A319 Turkish Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Turkish Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A320 Turkish Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Airbus Industrie A321 Turkish Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines