Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Helsinki (HEL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa are usually found in April or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Helsinki (HEL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to HEL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Helsinki flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Helsinki.
CHI - HEL
Price
$510 - $869
HEL
Temperature
21.2 - 60.8 °F
HEL
Precipitation
1.2 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$510

From Chicago (CHI) to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

One-way from

$491

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Helsinki?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 20% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Helsinki (CHI - HEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Helsinki in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Helsinki?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Helsinki from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $657 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $437. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Helsinki?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Helsinki, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $784 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $887.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Helsinki in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to HEL flights for October, November
23 Nov - 28 Nov
$364pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Nov - 22 Nov
$375pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Nov - 28 Nov
$395pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from Chicago found for this year
23 Nov - 28 Nov
$364pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Nov - 22 Nov
$375pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Nov - 28 Nov
$395pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Helsinki from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Helsinki direct flight deals
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$610pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 17 Dec
$623pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 24 Nov
$624pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Helsinki

Late deals on round-trip flights to Helsinki from Chicago, departing today and this week
20 Oct - 8 Nov
$519pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Oct - 9 Nov
$544pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 28 Oct
$559pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Helsinki-Vantaa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Helsinki
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
2 Stops
16h 45m
ORD - HEL
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
4:30 pm - 8:55 am
Iberia
Nonstop
8h 25m
ORD - HEL
Iberia
$567
Travelgenio
8:00 am - 8:10 am
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
40h 10m
ORD - HEL
Singapore Airlines
$573
Singapore Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Helsinki</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Helsinki

What airport do you fly into for flights to Helsinki from Chicago?

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL), located 10.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Chicago to Helsinki. 11 airlines have flights to Helsinki-Vantaa from Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Chicago to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 4 inbound flights from Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Icelandair, Finnair, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Icelandair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Helsinki for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Helsinki for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $354, but on average you can expect to pay $380.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Helsinki for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Helsinki under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Helsinki is less than $815.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Helsinki for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Helsinki within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Helsinki round-trip?

According to our current data, SAS ($354), and Turkish Airlines ($495) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Helsinki. SAS is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Helsinki one-way?

$426 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from TAP AIR PORTUGAL. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Iberia, with prices starting from $430 and $567, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Helsinki?

Before booking your flight to Helsinki from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (87%), Finnair (87%), Iberia( 87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Helsinki?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Helsinki is generally $1,151, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $315. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa), you can expect to pay $354 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Helsinki?

American Airlines, Air France and Finnair are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Helsinki.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Helsinki, Finland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Helsinki from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Helsinki?

Returning to Chicago from Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Helsinki

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Helsinki

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Helsinki.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.87
Average temperature for October in Helsinki
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Helsinki
2.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Helsinki

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Helsinki choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAS
$393 $781 No cancel fee 77%
Norwegian
$394 $523 No cancel fee 74%
Lufthansa
$413 $764 No cancel fee 76%
Finnair
$424 $739 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$459 $731 No cancel fee 70%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$469 $552 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$472 $596 No cancel fee 77%
Icelandair
$482 $747 No cancel fee 76%
Iberia
$524 $837 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$525 $672 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Helsinki

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Helsinki.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of CHI to HEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of CHI to HEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CHI to HEL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CHI to HEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Helsinki
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Helsinki.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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