The cheapest times to fly from HEL to NRT are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 9th to July 8th (except the week of April 16th)
  • November 12th to December 16th

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 NRT is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1325 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $584 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Helsinki (HEL) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $595 to $974 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1033. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $443 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $682 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HEL to NRT flight.

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

HEL to NRT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HEL to NRT flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Helsinki. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NRT, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into HEL. 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 $101 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $710. Return trip prices are from the NRT 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 NRT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HEL to NRT

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 NRT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (HEL > OSL > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $664
  • Average savings: $18 (2.57%)

See HEL to NCE flights

Hack #2: Nice (HEL > NCE > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $12 (1.76%)

See HEL to OSL flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (HEL > ARN > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $672
  • Average savings: $10 (1.39%)

See HEL to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 45 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air China, Air France, Air India, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, Icelandair, JAL, Jeju Air, Jetstar, Juneyao Airlines, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, MIAT, Pakistan, Qantas, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Scoot, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, T’Way Air, Thai AirAsia X, Thai Lion Mentari, Tibet Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, VietJet Air, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Narita International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4863 miles or 7826 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HEL to NRT flight is about 9 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Helsinki and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from HEL to NRT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHEL
Origination airport nameHelsinki Vantaa Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeNRT
Destination airport nameNarita International Airport


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