Cheap Flight Deals From New York (NYC) to Helsinki (HEL) Starting at $407

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Airfares from $407 One Way, $503 Round Trip from New York to Helsinki

Prices starting at $503 for return flights and $407 for one-way flights to Helsinki were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Helsinki from New York

Route Information for Flights from New York to Helsinki

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
4105 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival
11:00AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
11:00AM UTC

From New York to Helsinki

New York is an incredible city and serves as an economic and entertainment hub for much of the United States. Traveling from New York to Helsinki, you'll find that Helsinki is not that different from the Big Apple itself. The city is the financial and cultural center of Finland and can be just as vibrant as New York in many ways. This can be seen in the many attractions available to visitors of the city, attractions that can be enjoyed simply by making a quick reservation for a flight and hotel accommodations through

New York, New York

When flying from New York City to Helsinki, you'll have three airports from which to choose. There's LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport located in Queens or Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey. Transportation to all three locations is readily available from Manhattan. For LaGuardia, you have a choice between taking a train for $2.25 or a taxi for $30. If you're flying from JFK Airport, there's the subway available for transport for $2.50 or the taxi for $45. For Newark, a taxi is the best option, costing about $60 for the trip. For anyone choosing to drive to the airport, long-term parking is available at JFK and Newark Liberty for a daily charge of $18 and at LaGuardia for $33 a day.

Things to Know about Helsinki

Helsinki is provided with commercial air service by the Helsinki Airport, located in the nearby city of Vantaa, Finland, about 10.6 miles north of the center of Helsinki. While there's plenty to do in the city throughout the year, the best time to make a visit is during the summer, between mid-June and mid-August. The weather during the summer is mild, with high temperatures ranging from the high 60s to the low 70s and lows into the low to mid-50s. The sun only sets a few hours during the summer, so there's plenty of time to enjoy a day on the water sailing, swimming or just relaxing on the beach. There's a lot to see in the city as well, from the Nordic architecture of the City Hall and Senate Square to the 18th-century Island Fortress of Suomenlinna.

Traveling to Helsinki

With, you can find flight fares and hotel rooms that fit your budget when planning a trip from New York to Helsinki. You'll also be able to research area attractions before leaving New York City so you'll be ready to enjoy the many activities available in the city of Helsinki as soon as your flight lands.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to Helsinki now?
If you’re agonizing over travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from New York to Helsinki, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from New York to Helsinki?
There certainly is. Finnair offers nonstop flights from JFK to Helsinki Airport, which makes getting from New York to Helsinki a snap.
What is the shortest flight from New York to Helsinki?
With the shortest flight time from New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Vantaa Airport (HEL) being 9 hours and 25 minutes, it’s wise to have some in-flight survival tricks in your repertoire. Earplugs, a neck pillow and an eye-mask should be among the basic items packed into your hand luggage.
What airlines fly from New York to Helsinki most frequently?
Finnair is the most frequent airline servicing the New York to Helsinki route. Take your pick of 30 flights every month with this carrier.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Helsinki?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Helsinki have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Helsinki with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Helsinki without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.