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Travel tip : do not move up too closely to a Finlander, as what they consider to be their personal space is bigger than a South African's. Despite their dour reputation, some Finns do smile and may even talk to you on a bus.

Flight path from Johannesburg to Helsinki

Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki

You want to find a cheap flight from Johannesburg to Helsinki (JNB-HEL). There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki (Finland), to find the cheapest flight:

  • use the flight price comparison tool on the left to search, contrast & book the cheapest airfare.

  • use SouthAfrica.TO discount vouchers to further reduces airfares. If you have no discount vouchers start earning them with your flight to Helsinki - simply email us a writeup of your flight and we'll send you a discount voucher.

Airlines flying from Johannesburg to Helsinki

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to Helsinki. The main airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport, about 17km north of Helsinki. We took a snapshot survey of airfares from JNB to HEL and ordered the airlines from cheapest at the top (the order will have subsequently changed).

Airline
Airports
Stops

Etihad

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop (39 hours)
Abu Dhabi (AUH)

Turkish Airlines

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop (17 hours)
Istanbul Airport (IST)

SAA
Codeshare with Lufthansa

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop (15 hours)
Munich (MUC)

British Airways

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop (16 hours)
London (LHR)

Lufthansa

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stops (17 hours)
Frankfurt (FRA)

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop (18 hours)
Amsterdam (Schipol)

Air France

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop
Paris De Gaulle (CDG)

Virgin Atlantic
Codeshare with Finnair

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop (18 hours)
London Heathrow (LHR)

Iberia suspended Johannesburg flights from 1 May 2012

Swiss Airlines

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

1-stop
Zurich Airport (ZRH)

flight path from Johannesburg to Helsinki

Time differences between Johannesburg & Helsinki

Johannesburg (indeed the whole of South Africa) has the same time as Helsinki for the half the year.

Johannesburg
South Africa

GMT + 2

Helsinki

GMT + 2
GMT + 3 (from late March to late October)

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