Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa are usually found in May or March, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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Johannesburg (JNB) to Helsinki (HEL)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to HEL flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Helsinki flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Helsinki.
ZA1 - HEL
Price
R614 - R816
HEL
Temperature
-6 - 16 °C
HEL
Precipitation
30 - 70 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R9 487

From Johannesburg to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

One-way from

R5 254

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Helsinki (ZA1 - HEL)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Helsinki, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight at midday.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 52 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 52 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to Helsinki 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R11 620, or R12 114 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Helsinki?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Helsinki from Johannesburg. Prices for May average R10 586 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R8 452. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in May

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Helsinki?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Johannesburg to Helsinki 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from Johannesburg found for this year
7 Mar - 20 Mar
R7 031pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Mar - 20 Mar
R8 576pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Mar - 20 Mar
R8 900pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
HEL
Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Helsinki-Vantaa from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki
17:15 - 18:00
British Airways
1 stop
24h 45m
JNB - HEL
British Airways
R5 470
travelstart.co.za
22:10 - 8:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 40m
JNB - HEL
Multiple Airlines
R8 267
Travel2Be
16:45 - 11:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 55m
JNB - HEL
Multiple Airlines
R5 254
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Helsinki

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

Located just 17,1 km from the city centre, Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Helsinki from Johannesburg. Booking flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Johannesburg from 10 different airlines.

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

Finnair, Lufthansa, and British Airways 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 Johannesburg to Helsinki for under R7 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki for under R7 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R7 031, but on average you can expect to pay R11 867.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Helsinki flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa was viewed by 780 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Qatar Airways, at R7 031, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to Helsinki.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines. Qatar Airways is currently priced 33% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Helsinki? While on average our users pay R11 358, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R6 357. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa), is priced around R8 962.

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

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg to Helsinki, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, Finnair or British Airways.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Helsinki, Finland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Helsinki from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Helsinki?

Returning to Johannesburg from Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

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

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

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Helsinki

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Helsinki

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Helsinki.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = €0,06
Average temperature for January in Helsinki
0.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Helsinki
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Helsinki

Top 8 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
Air France
R6 789 R9 926 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R6 925 R9 042 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R6 929 R11 014 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R7 315 R11 917 No cancel fee 76%
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Ethiopian Air
R8 816 R10 696 No cancel fee 72%
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Turkish Airlines
R9 178 R10 896 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R9 538 R12 177 No cancel fee 68%
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Finnair
R10 652 R12 375 No cancel fee 76%
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