Turkish Airlines offers nearly 8 different flight alternatives every day from Helsinki to Tehran, which all are operated over Istanbul Airport (IST). The duration of the journeys in this route varies by the layover at Istanbul, ranging from 10 to 29 hours.
Passengers preferring Turkish Airlines in their journeys get a chance to join a pleasant activity to see the city closer during their layover at the magnificent Istanbul. The sightseeing service Touristanbul is offered complimentary by Turkish Airlines for the passengers with a layover between 6 and 24 hours.
The Finnish capital shining out by its high standards, Helsinki is a highly advanced metropolis in economic and cultural aspects. As the world’s favorite by its quality of education and a wide range of opportunities it offers, this splendid capital also hosts a large number of foreign students.
One of the icons in the city, Ateneum Art Museum gets credit by its striking historical architecture and rich collection. Soumenlinna Island is another historic attraction by its fortress and alternative venues, whereas the Senate Square is flooded by tourists all the time as the city’s most vibrant spot. Moreover, Helsinki Cathedral, which goes perfectly together with the city by its chalk white view, and the Uspenski Cathedral are among the top attractive sacred spaces in Helsinki. Esplanadi Park, on the other hand, which is a delightful verdant space, preferred also by the locals for relaxing and having fun, is simply worth-seeing as well.
Managing the city’s air traffic on its own, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) is 18 kilometers to the city center. Flights from Helsinki with Turkish Airlines take off from this airport as well.
You may use the public buses to reach Vantaa Airport (HEL) from Helsinki city center. Buses numbered 615 and 615T operate in every 15 minutes from the Central Railway Station and reach the airport within nearly 40 minutes. Another alternative would be the express buses called FinnAir, which get to the airport within 35 minutes in average, serving in every 20 minutes.
Passengers wishing to take train to reach the airport may get to the airport in half hour by the trains coded P and I. You may also consider taking the cabs which are available 7/24 all around the city.
The capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran is also the largest city in the country. As an extremely vibrant and crowded capital, Tehran serves as the center of economics, politics and industry countrywide.
Hosting one of a kind palaces and museums standing out by stunning works of art, Tehran surely is a touristic destination with its vast squares and delightful parks and gardens. Azadi Tower, which is one of the most noteworthy icons of the Persian Empire, is generally the first stop of the tourists visiting the city. Evoking admiration by its historical and cultural prosperity, Tehran promises an unforgettable vacation to its guests by its utterly glorious palaces like Golestan, Sa'dabad and Niavaran, and museums with rich collections like National Jewels Treasury and Museum of Archeology.
There are two airports serving to the air traffic in the capital Tehran. The former airport Mehrabad is used only for domestic flights now. Passengers booking their flights to Tehran with Turkish Airlines accordingly land at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) which is 55 kilometers from the city center.
It is possible to easily reach the center by taking the subway operating from the 1st floor of Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA). You may get on the red colored subway line (Line-8) serving from this platform and reach the center within thirty minutes in average.
Apart from the subway, you may also use the minibuses operating on the way out the airport or take the cabs serving 7/24.