Helsinki to Chengdu Flights (HEL-CTU)

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Helsinki to Chengdu Flights (HEL-CTU)

Helsinki to Chengdu

Your Finnair flight from Helsinki will depart from Helsinki Airport (HEL). Experience a world of in-flight entertainment at your fingertips on your flights from Helsinki with Finnair!

Helsinki Airport is located within the city of Vantaa, just 18 km north of the city centre. Helsinki is conveniently linked to the airport by the westbound ‘I’ and the eastbound ‘P’ train lines, with the journey taking around 30 minutes and trains running at 10-minute intervals. Taxis are also readily available from the city centre to the airport. Another option is the 615 bus, which runs frequently throughout the day and provides service to the airport.

Departing from Helsinki with Finnair

  • Upgrade to a Finnair Gold or Platinum membership to take advantage of our Nordic lounges located at both Gate 22 and Gate 50.
  • Finnair service desks are located in the departure hall of Terminal 2, to provide assistance when you need it.

Chengdu is the biggest city in China’s province of Sichuan. Many people fly to Chengdu specifically to visit the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. A top Chengdu travel experience, it is the biggest panda facility in the world and you can learn all about the endangered creatures. There’s plenty more to enjoy when landing from your flights to Chengdu, China, with highlights including Tianfu Square, People’s Park and Jinli Ancient Street. Flying to Chengdu with children? Spend a fun-filled day at Happy Valley Amusement Park. Book your airline tickets to Chengdu to explore nearby places of interest too, including the well-known Leshan Giant Buddha. Sample fiery and flavourful local cuisine after your flight to Chengdu, with hot Sichuan peppers used in many dishes. Try hotpot, BBQ, spicy snails and spicy dragon prawns.


Chengdu has warm, foggy and humid weather for most of the year. Summers are hot and the rainy season is from July to August. Spring and autumn are generally the best times, weather-wise, to book your plane tickets to Chengdu.

Summer is when the pandas are most active and most babies are born in July and August.

January is the busiest month for tourism, so check out Chengdu flight deals and hotels with plenty of notice if travelling at this time. As the least touristy month, July can be a good time to find cheap flights to Chengdu.


Finnair was the first airline to operate direct flights between Europe and China and today has the shortest routes between Europe and Asia.

Book flights to Chengdu from the UK, Sweden, Germany, France and numerous other destinations for a comfortable flight to Chengdu and a hassle-free connection at Helsinki Airport.

Most of our flights to Chengdu are on the A350 aircraft – a modern and spacious plane with the latest technology and excellent passenger comfort. Upgrade to Nordic Business Class for a range of extras and fully flat seating.