Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Helsinki (HEL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Helsinki are usually found in January or November, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Helsinki (HEL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to HEL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Helsinki flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Helsinki.
SFO - HEL
Price
$533 - $994
HEL
Temperature
30.2 - 68 °F
HEL
Rainfall
1.2 - 2.9 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$533

From San Francisco to Helsinki

One-way from

$494

One-way flight from San Francisco to Helsinki

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 San Francisco to Helsinki?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Helsinki (SFO - HEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Helsinki in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Helsinki in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to HEL flights for May, June
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$797pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jun - 7 Jul
$832pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jun - 6 Jul
$851pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from San Francisco found for this year
13 Aug - 25 Aug
$654pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$743pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Aug - 25 Aug
$754pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Helsinki

Late deals on round-trip flights to Helsinki from San Francisco, departing today and this week
22 May - 25 Aug
$1,053pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 26 Aug
$1,070pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 25 Aug
$1,088pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Helsinki from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Helsinki
12:20 pm - 11:15 am
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
2 Stops
36h 55m
SFO - HEL
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
3:30 am - 10:40 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
21h 10m
SFO - HEL
American Airlines
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
38h 30m
SFO - HEL
British Airways

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Helsinki

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Helsinki due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Helsinki for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Finnair, SAS, 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 Finnair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Helsinki for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Helsinki for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $654, but on average you can expect to pay $809.

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

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Helsinki, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Helsinki for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Helsinki within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 12 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Helsinki?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is same as in Helsinki. You can expect this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Helsinki?

With an average temperature of 77 °F, peak weather can be found in September. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Helsinki are colder than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Helsinki?

Departing from San Francisco to Helsinki will take you 16h 35m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Helsinki round-trip from $654. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Turkish Airlines, from $843, and SAS, from $857. These flights start at 16% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $409. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Helsinki for a low price.

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Destination information for Helsinki

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Helsinki.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for May in Helsinki
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Helsinki
1.2 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Helsinki

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Norwegian
$449 $766 No cancel fee 74%
British Airways
$406 $884 No cancel fee 70%
Lufthansa
$434 $908 No cancel fee 76%
Icelandair
$326 $922 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$496 $946 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$477 $952 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$591 $989 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$462 $1,005 No cancel fee 71%
Finnair
$459 $1,023 No cancel fee 76%
SAS
$457 $1,033 No cancel fee 77%
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