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Helsinki to Athens

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4 suggested routes to go from Helsinki to Athens by flight, ferry, train

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Athens
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Tallinn
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Moscow
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Stockholm
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Trip Helsinki Athens

Modes of transportplane, ferry, train
Distance1534 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Helsinki to Athens?

We are suggesting 4 routes by train, ferry, plane to plan your trip Helsinki Athens. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, ferry, plane).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Helsinki Athens by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Helsinki and Athens on a map as well as the route Helsinki Athens and the different connecting points (Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki Hansa Terminal Port, Helsinki West Terminal Port, Helsinki Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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Which carriers to travel between Helsinki and Athens?

Ferry companies
The ships of Silja Line ensure the maritime connection between the port of Helsinki Katajanokan Terminal and the one of Stockholm (Stockholm Frihamnen Terminal at 2.1 mi from the city)
The ferries of Viking Line make the crossing between Helsinki and Tallinn where they serve the ports of Helsinki West Terminal and Tallinn Terminal A respectively 1.2 mi and 0.5 mi distant from their city centre.
The boats of St. Peter Line navigate on the line between the port of Helsinki Hansa Terminal and the one of Tallinn (Tallinn Terminal A at 0.5 mi from the city)
The ships of Eckerö Line ensure the maritime connection between Helsinki and Tallinn where they serve the ports of Helsinki Hansa Terminal and Tallinn Terminal A respectively 9.9 mi and 0.5 mi distant from their city centre.
The ferries of Tallink make the crossing between the port of Helsinki West Terminal and the one of Tallinn (Tallinn Terminal D at 0.6 mi from the city)
Airlines
Aegean Airlines carries out a flight from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Helsinki to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Ukraine International flies on the routes from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Kiev (serving Boryspil International KBP airport) and from Boryspil International KBP airport situated 18.6 mi away from the city centre of Kiev to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Finnair schedules the flight from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Ferihegy BUD airport situated 10.6 mi away from the city centre of Budapest to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Olympic Air carries out a flight from Skiathos JSI airport (located 1.4 mi from Skiathos, Greece) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Germanwings flies on the route from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Helsinki to Berlin (arrival at Tegel TXL airport)
S7 Airlines schedules the following flights: from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Moscow (serving Domodedovo DME airport) and from Domodedovo DME airport situated 26.7 mi away from the city centre of Moscow to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Aeroflot ensures the flight routes from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Moscow (serving Sheremetyevo SVO airport) and from Sheremetyevo SVO airport situated 17.4 mi away from the city centre of Moscow to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle carries out a flight from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Czech Airlines flies on the routes from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Helsinki to Prague (arrival at Prague Ruzyne PRG airport) and from Prague Ruzyne PRG airport (located 7.5 mi from Prague, Czech Republic) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
LOT Polish Airlines schedules the following flights: from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Helsinki to Warsaw (arrival at Frederic Chopin WAW airport) and from Frederic Chopin WAW airport (located 4.8 mi from Warsaw, Poland) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Aerosvit Airlines ensures the flight route from Boryspil International KBP airport situated 18.6 mi away from the city centre of Kiev to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Alitalia carries out a flight from Fiumicino FCO airport (located 13.7 mi from Rome, Italy) to Athens (serving Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
NextJet flies on the route from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Helsinki to Stockholm (arrival at Vasteras/Hasslo VST airport)
Air Berlin schedules the flight from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Berlin (serving Tegel TXL airport)
SAS - Scandinavian Airlines ensures the flight route from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Helsinki to Prague (arrival at Prague Ruzyne PRG airport)
Blue1 carries out a flight from Helsinki-Vantaa HEL airport (located 11.2 mi from Helsinki, Finland) to Stockholm (serving Arlanda ARN airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Fiumicino FCO airport situated 13.7 mi away from the city centre of Rome to Athens (arrival at Eleftherios Venizelos International ATH airport)
Railway companies
Russian Railways provides a rail connection Helsinki-Moscow with the train from Helsinki railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Moscow Leningradsky at arrival (2.1 mi from centre)

All modes of transport Helsinki-Athens

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Cheap flights from Helsinki to Athens

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Athens, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the Helsinki Athens flight as prices should be very high. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Despite a longer time of travel, the Helsinki-Athens route should be cheaper with connected flights.

Departure airport in Helsinki

  • HEL Helsinki-Vantaa

Arrival airport in Athens

  • ATH Eleftherios Venizelos International

Which airlines fly from Helsinki to Athens ?

You can choose between 3 airlines to travel by plane on this route: Aegean Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Finnair.
Aegean Airlines Helsinki AthensNorwegian Air Shuttle Helsinki AthensFinnair Helsinki Athens

Helsinki to Athens ferries

This trip to Athens is not feasible only by ferry from Helsinki. You have no choice than to combine your trip with another means of transport like train and plane.

Which are the ferry companies sailing between Helsinki and Athens?

Silja Line, Viking Line, St. Peter Line, Eckerö Line and Tallink are the carriers that allow you to travel by ferry between the cities of Helsinki and Athens.

Silja Line Helsinki AthensViking Line Helsinki AthensSt. Peter Line Helsinki AthensEckerö Line Helsinki AthensTallink Helsinki Athens

Helsinki ferry terminals

Take a ferry Helsinki to Stockholm or Tallinn with Silja Line, Viking Line, St. Peter Line, Eckerö Line or Tallink and continue to Athens using other modes.
  • Helsinki Katajanokan Terminal
  • Helsinki West Terminal
  • Helsinki Hansa Terminal

Train Helsinki to Athens

Is it possible to go directly by train from Helsinki to Athens?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Helsinki to Athens without making any changes.

Departure train stations in Helsinki

  • Helsinki

Helsinki Athens railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Russian Railways.
Russian Railways Helsinki Athens

 
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