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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 Monday

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

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

$374

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 morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Helsinki in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to HEL flights for January, February
26 Jan - 28 Feb
$571pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Feb - 28 Feb
$572pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jan - 26 Feb
$583pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from San Francisco found for this year
21 Oct - 25 Oct
$539pp
SFO
San Francisco
Finnair
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Sep - 29 Sep
$569pp
SFO
San Francisco
Finnair
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Finnair
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jan - 28 Feb
$571pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
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
23 Jan - 26 Feb
$571pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
23 Jan - 26 Feb
$584pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jan - 26 Feb
$590pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Helsinki from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Helsinki
12:40 pm - 7:40 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
2 Stops
21h 00m
SFO - HEL
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$374
Gotogate
2:30 pm - 7:40 pm
Norwegian
1 Stop
19h 10m
SFO - HEL
Norwegian
$409
Travelgenio
9:50 am - 12:05 pm
Brussels Airlines
1 Stop
16h 15m
SFO - HEL
Brussels Airlines
$487
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Helsinki flights.

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Helsinki for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air France for just $571, but on average you can expect to pay $623.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Helsinki for under $600 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 $600?

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

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 less than in Helsinki. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 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 15h 45m. 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 $571. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Finnair, from $595, and Lufthansa, from $606. These flights start at 26% 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 $268. However, be on the lookout for offers from Norwegian and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Helsinki for a low price.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Helsinki

Destination information for Helsinki

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Helsinki
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for January in Helsinki
32.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Helsinki
1.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Helsinki

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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