Jul012017

See Helsinki, earn Alaska miles Finnair $434 SFO to Denmark, Norway, Sweden Aug-Sep

Finnair has low fares from $434 to $450 round trip from San Francisco to Copenhagen, Denmark; Bergen or Oslo, Norway or Gothenburg, Sweden for a few dates from August 15 through September. Gothenburg GOT is the lowest fare at $435 with most low fare dates. Most low fare dates are Tuesday flights.

Finnair is a recent airline partner addition for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. These San Francisco to Helsinki nonstop flights book in economy O class and earn 50% flight miles in Alaska Mileage Plan. That means an average of 6,000 Alaska miles for a round trip ticket.

Finnair  San Francisco SFO – Helsinki HEL – Gothenburg GOT – Helsinki HEL – San Francisco SFO

$434.54 round trip  Tue Aug 15 – Tue Aug 29

Earns 5,924 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles

SFO-GOT $435 AY Aug15-29

Want Overnight Transit in Helsinki? Book online travel agency ticket.

Google Flights shows low $435 Finnair fares for itineraries with a 20 hour overnight layover in Helsinki, yet these flight options do not appear when I check Finnair website flights. They are available through online travel agencies like Expedia.com tickets.

$433.66 round trip  Tue Aug 15 – Mon Aug 28

SFO-GOT $435 AY-ota HELxx Aug15-28

Expedia.com ticket Finnair 

San Francisco SFO – Helsinki HEL (20 hour layover 4pm-noon) – Gothenburg GOT – Helsinki HEL (21 hour layover 7pm-4pm)– San Francisco SFO

SFO-GOT $434 Expedia Aug15-28


Finnair  San Francisco SFO – Helsinki HEL – Copenhagen CPH – Helsinki HEL – San Francisco SFO

$446.14 round trip  Tue Sep 5 – Tue Sep 19

Earns 5,992 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles

SFO-CPH $447 AY Sep5-19

Bergen, Norway is the route for maximum Alaska miles. Bergen is also a fantastic destination for hiking the surrounding mountains or cruising fjords. 4 day passes for unlimited fjord ferries is a good value compared to single ticket prices.

Finnair  San Francisco SFO – Helsinki HEL (17.5 hours overnight 4pm-9:30am) – Arlanda ARN – Bergen BGO – Arlanda ARN – Helsinki HEL (22 hours overnight  6:30pm-4:30pm)– San Francisco SFO

Tue August 15 – Mon Aug 28

SFO-BGO $451 AY Aug15-28

$449.96 round trip SFO-BGO Expedia ticket earns 6,120 Alaska Mileage Plan miles with overnight in Helsinki in both directions.

SFO-BGO $450 AY-exp-1 Aug15-28

SFO-BGO EXP-2 $450

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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