There are no direct services between Seattle and Helsinki, so you'll have to change planes. But it's no biggie. Air France, Finnair and American Airlines offer flights from Seattle, WA Airport (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Helsinki Airport (HEL-Vantaa) with just a single stopover.
It takes a long time to fly from Seattle, WA Airport (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Helsinki Airport (HEL-Vantaa) — in fact, 10 hours and 50 minutes at least. But your time on board doesn't have to be an ordeal. Be prepared and step on the plane with the essentials like some toiletries and a blanket.
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While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.
When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.
If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.
Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.
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.
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 35-40â‚¬. 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.
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 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 LinnanmÃ¤ki 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.
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