Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki
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- Wed 5 FebGLAHELWed 12 FebHELGLARyanair + SASIndirectfrom £143
- Mon 17 FebGLAHELThu 27 FebHELGLARyanair + NorwegianIndirectfrom £143
- Thu 6 FebGLAHELSun 9 FebHELGLALufthansaIndirectfrom £147
Flight information Glasgow to Helsinki Vantaa
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Average flight time, total distance 1115 miles
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Frequently asked questions
All flights from Glasgow to Helsinki are connecting flights. You can find cheap flights from Glasgow to Helsinki with British Airways, KLM, and Finnair. These airways start at Glasgow International Airport (GLA) and make one stop in either London or Amsterdam.
Glasgow International Airport is easily accessed by bus from the city centre or outlying areas. There is a train from the city to Paisley Gilmour Street station where you can connect with McGill's 757 bus service to the airport. Taxis are easy to pre-book, or if you choose to drive your own car or have a rental vehicle, go via the main M8 highway which goes right past the airport. Parking is available at the airport for long or short-term stays. You can even walk or cycle to the airport. There are local footpaths or the National Cycle Network available for easy access.
It's best to arrive at least 90 minutes before your flight's departure time. You'll have time to relax and have a drink, meal, or snack, or you can shop in one of the numerous stores. There's Mozzo Coffee House, Fresh Food Central, and Beardmore Bar and Restaurant to name a few of your options. For shopping, you'll find Sunglass Hut, Boots, Celtic, and Discover Glasgow.
Be sure to have your passport with you for the trip from Glasgow to Helsinki. If you are a European Union citizen, you can use your personal identification card.
What to Expect in Helsinki
Flights from Glasgow to Helsinki arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL). It is in the city of Vantaa which is about 10 miles north of the Finnish capital of Helsinki. There are two terminals in the Helsinki airport that connect with a 250-metre corridor for pedestrians. The terminal you arrive at is determined by the airline you use.
In the arrivals area of Terminal 2, there are two halls: 2A and 2B. There you'll find a pharmacy, Budget and Sixt car rental, Money Exchange, Alepa for food and confectionary, and a Starbucks. You'll also find information kiosks and Hotel GLO Helsinki Airport. You can make reservations for hotels and car rental as you are booking your cheap flights from Glasgow to Helsinki, or you can get information at the airport.
Outside the arrival area are bus stops for service to the city. Day and night buses run to Hakaniemi Market in the city centre or to the Helsinki Railway Station. There is also a train station at the airport on the arrivals floor between Terminals 1 and 2. The train goes to Helsinki Central Station.
Climate and Time Difference Between Glasgow and Helsinki
Set your watch ahead two hours when you arrive in Helsinki from Glasgow. Summer temperatures are similar, but winter can get a lot colder in Helsinki. In Glasgow, July has a high of 15 °C and January has a low of 3 °C. The climate in Helsinki sees July temperatures averaging around 17 °C and February around minus 6 °C C.
Comparing cost of living between Glasgow to Helsinki, Glasgow is around 17 per cent lower. You can expect to pay about 21 per cent more for a two-person meal at a mid-range restaurant Helsinki.
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