The cheapest times to fly from HEL to JTR are

  • March 26th to May 20th
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 10th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HEL to JTR is late March. Prices can be as high as $2832 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $234 for Thursday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Santorini

Flying from Helsinki (HEL) to Santorini (JTR) will usually cost between $278 to $2309 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $2832. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2576 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $410 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HEL to JTR flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HEL to JTR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HEL to JTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HEL to JTR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Helsinki. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $444 (47%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $402. Return trip prices are from the JTR to HEL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HEL to JTR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 57 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from HEL to JTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) in Athens

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 55.37% less expensive than JTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See HEL to ATH flights

Destination alternative #2: Diagoras Airport (RHO) in Rhodes

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 2.68% less expensive than JTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See HEL to RHO flights

Destination alternative #3: Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) in Heraklion

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from JTR
  • Usually 1.34% less expensive than JTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See HEL to HER flights


Flight Hacking HEL to JTR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HEL to JTR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (HEL > ATH > JTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $280
  • Average savings: $130 (31.71%)

See HEL to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HEL to JTR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air Baltic, Air Serbia, Austrian, BRA, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Olympic, Pegasus, SAS, Sky Express, SWISS, Transavia, Volotea, Vueling, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Santorini Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1652 miles or 2659 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HEL to JTR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HEL to JTR flight is about 3 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Helsinki and Santorini?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from HEL to JTR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HEL
Origination airport name Helsinki Vantaa Airport
City Helsinki
Country Finland
Latitude 60.3
Longitude 25

Return Airport

Destination code JTR
Destination airport name Santorini Airport
City Santorini
Country Greece
Latitude 36.4
Longitude 25.5


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