Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Helsinki (HEL)

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Helsinki (HEL)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to HEL flight in 2021: compare New York to Helsinki flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Helsinki.
NYC - HEL
Price
$496 - $772
HEL
Temperature
21.2 - 60.8 °F
HEL
Precipitation
1.2 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$496

From New York (NYC) to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

One-way from

$394

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 New York to Helsinki?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 15% on the overall cost on flights from New York to Helsinki.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Helsinki?

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Helsinki from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $613 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $390. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Helsinki (NYC - HEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to Helsinki in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 48% on flights from New York to Helsinki compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $724. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $882.

Cheap flights from New York to Helsinki in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to HEL flights for October, November
15 Nov - 22 Nov
$360pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Nov - 8 Dec
$363pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
24 Nov - 28 Nov
$364pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from New York found for this year
12 Dec - 10 Jan
$358pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
15 Nov - 22 Nov
$360pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Nov - 8 Dec
$363pp
EWR
Newark
SAS
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
SAS
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Helsinki from New York

Save time with New York to Helsinki direct flight deals
24 Nov - 8 Dec
$511pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
10 Nov - 19 Nov
$532pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Feb - 24 Feb
$544pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Helsinki

Late deals on round-trip flights to Helsinki from New York, departing today and this week
24 Oct - 3 Nov
$481pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$481pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 Oct - 3 Nov
$520pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Helsinki-Vantaa from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Helsinki
1:40 pm - 11:25 am
Finnair
1 Stop
14h 45m
JFK - HEL
Finnair
$394
Kiwi.com
7:20 pm - 12:50 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
34h 30m
EWR - HEL
Turkish Airlines
$437
FareScan
12:50 pm - 5:05 am
SAS
1 Stop
9h 15m
EWR - HEL
SAS
$439
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Helsinki

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

Most people fly into Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) if they book a flight to Helsinki from New York. On average, Helsinki-Vantaa has 4 inbound flights from New York per day from 12 airlines. Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa is conveniently located just 10.6 mi from Helsinki’s city center.

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

Finnair, Icelandair, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Helsinki for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $353, but on average you can expect to pay $371.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Helsinki for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Helsinki under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Helsinki is less than $638.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Helsinki for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Helsinki within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Helsinki round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Helsinki is SAS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $353 on this airline. SAS is currently priced 42% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Finnair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $339. Users have also found prices from $399 and $401 on Turkish Airlines and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Helsinki?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from New York to Helsinki on time: American Airlines (97%), Finnair (97%), Iberia (97%).

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

When booking a flight from New York to Helsinki, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Finnair or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Helsinki?

While some choose either New York LaGuardia - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa or Newark - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa is the most popular route from New York to Helsinki.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Helsinki?

While on average a flight from New York to Helsinki is generally $926, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $189. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa), you can expect to pay $466 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Helsinki, Finland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Helsinki from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Helsinki?

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Destination information for Helsinki

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Helsinki.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.87
Flight duration from New York to HEL
8h 25m
Average temperature for October in Helsinki
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Helsinki
2.9 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Helsinki

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
$340 $921 No cancel fee 77%
Icelandair
$348 $644 No cancel fee 76%
Lufthansa
$355 $584 No cancel fee 76%
Norwegian
$372 $606 No cancel fee 74%
Iberia
$416 $733 No cancel fee 77%
Finnair
$423 $772 No cancel fee 76%
American Airlines
$426 $711 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$437 $649 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$439 $690 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$561 $707 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to Helsinki

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Helsinki.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of NYC to HEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of NYC to HEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of NYC to HEL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of NYC to HEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Helsinki
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York 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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