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New York to Helsinki
Say farewell to the Big Apple and practice saying “Hei” when you catch your flight from New York to Helsinki.

You’ve probably snapped pictures of the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and Central Park. Now it’s time to add Uspenski Cathedral, the Olympic Stadium and the sea fortress of Suomenlinna to your sightseeing photos.

Swap the hustle and bustle of Times Square for the tranquillity of Vallisaari island. Exchange hot dogs for the Finnish grilled sausages of grillimakkara, New York pizza for cabbage rolls, pastrami on rye for ruisleipä, bagels for brioche, and New York cheesecake for lingonberry pie.

Flights from New York to Helsinki
Finnair has direct flights from New York to Helsinki on most days of the week. Non-stop flights from JFK to Helsinki take a little over 8 hours.

You can also fly from New York via Helsinki to reach other destinations around the country. Book flights to Finland from JFK to connect with places like Ivalo, Rovaniemi, Kemi, Mariehamn and Jyväskylä. Transiting through Helsinki Airport is comfortable and convenient. You’ll find all transfer services and gates in the same terminal building, as well as various ways to entertain yourself while you wait to board your onward flight.

Our flights from New York leave from the large and busy John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Services may depart from either Terminal 7 or Terminal 8, so do check that in advance. You’ll land at Helsinki Airport (HEL). Trains, buses and taxis make accessing the city centre easy after your JFK to HEL flight.

Search for fares well in advance for the best chance of finding cheap flights from New York to Helsinki, and confirm your travel plans early to take advantage of the best deals.

Sit back and relax on your inter-continental journey and enjoy delicious in-flight cuisine, great onboard entertainment and excellent services. Need to work in the air or want even more comfort? Book your tickets for Nordic Business Class.

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