Cheap flights from South Africa to Helsinki

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

Users have found that booking a flight from South Africa to Helsinki at least 52 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 52 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Africa to Helsinki for as little as R11 101 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R11 573 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Helsinki?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Helsinki from South Africa. Users have commonly found prices around R10 113 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R8 075. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Helsinki (ZA - HEL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to Helsinki as you normally would.

South Africa to Helsinki 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Helsinki from South Africa found for this year
Dec 31 - Jan 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

1 stop

24h 55m
HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

22h 40m
R44 978

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/25/21

Dec 31 - Jan 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

1 stop

18h 40m
HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

22h 40m
R45 406

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 10/27/21

Dec 31 - Jan 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

1 stop

24h 55m
HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

21h 35m
R46 248

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/26/21

One-way flights to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Helsinki
Jan 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

2 stops

25h 00m
R7 292

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/25/21

Jan 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

3 stops

26h 30m
R8 207

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/25/21

Jan 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HEL

Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

1 stop

16h 20m
R8 281

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 10/25/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Helsinki flights.

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

Located just 17,1 km from the city centre, Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Helsinki from South Africa.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Finnair, Qatar Airways, and Lufthansa 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 South Africa to Helsinki for under R8 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Helsinki for under R8 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R7 986, but on average you can expect to pay R8 798.

How popular is this South Africa to Helsinki flight route?

Within the past month, 780 users have taken a look at flights from South Africa to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Helsinki?

Most travellers choose Johannesburg OR Tambo - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa, Cape Town Intl - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa or Port Elizabeth - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa when deciding on the best route from South Africa to Helsinki.

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

Air France, Finnair and British Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from South Africa to Helsinki.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Helsinki?

On average you can expect to pay R13 498 for a flight from South Africa to Helsinki. The cheapest flight overall is R6 476 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa) is currently priced at R7 410.

Can I fly to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa.

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

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

Can I fly back to South Africa from Helsinki Helsinki-Vantaa?

Returning to South Africa 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 South Africa.

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

Departure points for flights from South Africa to Helsinki

Select to see more specific information for flights to Helsinki from all departure points in South Africa

Top 8 airlines flying from South Africa to Helsinki

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Helsinki choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air France
CheapestR6 486
AverageR9 483
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR6 616
AverageR9 567
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR6 619
AverageR11 889
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
CheapestR6 988
AverageR13 028
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR8 297
AverageR10 523
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR8 422
AverageR10 219
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR8 608
AverageR10 764
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Finnair
CheapestR10 176
AverageR12 366
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety