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Fares from $341 One Way, $779 Round Trip from San Francisco to Helsinki

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Flights from San Francisco to Helsinki - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Helsinki?

Dust off your trusty passport, because Finnair will take you directly from San Francisco to Helsinki. Book your plane ticket now and enjoy a stress-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Helsinki?

With a minimum flight duration of 10 hours and 40 minutes, you'll want to be as comfortable as possible. Built up quite a few air miles? This might be a good opportunity to upgrade your seat on your San Francisco to Helsinki journey.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Helsinki most frequently?

Finnair operates the most services from San Francisco to Helsinki, with 11 monthly flights.

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Helsinki

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Plan Your Trip from San Francisco to Helsinki

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Helsinki

If you are looking for cheap flights to Helsinki, check out Orbitz.com. It will search for the best sales available. The Helsinki Airport provides domestic and international service and is located 12 miles north of the downtown area. It has two terminals and three runways.

Transportation From the Airport

Car rental companies at the airport are located in the corridor between terminals T1 and T2. Check to see if your hotel offers a shuttle from the airport. Helsinki also has a bus system. Taxis are available, and the fare to the center of the city costs roughly 35-40€. Orbitz.com can help you with more than just air tickets. When you check out flights to Helsinki, you can check the prices of budget car rentals at the same time.

Weather in Helsinki

Helsinki has a variety of weather. Average temperatures in the summer are in the 60s and highs are in the 70s. Spring and fall are generally mild. Winter is cold, with average temperatures in the 20s. Winters can also be snowy. In the summer, Helsinki has extremely long daylight hours, with up to 19 hours of sunlight.

Helsinki's Major Attractions

Helsinki is home to many tourist attractions. Museums include the Ateneum Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. The Helsinki Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world and includes over 200 animals. The Linnanmäki amusement park has rides for people of all ages. When you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for the best cheap flights to Helsinki.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.