Helsinki to Xian Flights (HEL-XIY)

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Helsinki to Xian Flights (HEL-XIY)

Helsinki to Xian

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.

Located in China’s Shaanxi Province, Xian (also spelt Xi’an) is an ancient city that is famous for the Terracotta Warriors. Fly to Xian to marvel at the mighty statues (often a highlight of any trip to Xian), created to protect an emperor in the afterlife, hidden for many years and now a UNESCO-listed site. Other things to enjoy after your flight to Xian include the world’s biggest city wall, the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and the Grand Mosque. Tang Paradise and Daming Palace and Park are great if flying to Xian with children. Book flights to Xian, China, to discover surrounding areas too, including Mount Huashan, Taiping National Forest Park and Huaqing Hot Springs. Sample local specialities like biang biang noodles, yang rou pao mo bread and mutton soup, and sweet shi zi bing buns after your Xi’an flights.

BEST TIME TO VISIT XIAN

As a year-round destination, there’s no bad time to book plane tickets to Xian. Summer is the peak tourist season, while autumn sees the fewest visitors. Autumn is the best period to find discount accommodation rates and cheap flights to Xian.

Summers are hot and winters are cooler, while spring and autumn have moderate temperatures. Spring can experience sandstorms, so autumn is generally seen as the best time to visit Xian.

If you want to experience a major holiday, like Chinese New Year, May Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival, be sure to book your airline tickets to Xian and hotels well in advance.

FLIGHTS TO XIAN

In 1988, Finnair became the first European carrier to offer direct flights between Europe and China. Today, the airline has the shortest routes between the two continents.

Many Finnair flights to Xi’an use the advanced A350 aeroplanes. Large windows, more space and technological advances help to provide greater comfort on Xian flights.

We connect Xian with numerous cities via Helsinki. Direct flights to Xian from Helsinki take a little less than 08h. If you book cheap flights to Xian from London, Munich, Stockholm, Paris or another destination, your Helsinki stopover will be smooth and convenient. All transit services and gates are within one building.

Enjoy professional service and Nordic hospitality on Finnair’s flights to Xian, along with delicious meals and great on-board entertainment. Check out Xian flight deals in Nordic Business Class for extra benefits, like priority boarding and luggage collection, an increased baggage allowance and fully flat seats.