Airlines

Airlines which offer scheduled flights from UK & Eire to Scandinavia and the Nordic region.

  • BA – Flies from London (Heathrow) to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm and in 2011 started new London City (LCY) flights to Copenhagen and Stockholm. BA also offers Finnair codeshare flights to Helsinki from Manchester.
  • KLM – Main advantage is they offer flights from 15 UK airports to many Nordic destinations via Amsterdam.
  • SAS – Tip : Book with Opodo because you can combine with other flights and also build your own city-break.
  • bmi – Flies from Heathrow and Leeds Bradford to Copenhagen.
  • Cimber Sterling – Offered a daily flight from Newcastle to Copenhagen, twice daily from Gatwick to Copenhagen, and a 3 times a week service from Edinburgh to Copenhagen as well as a daily service from Gatwick to Billund. Recent reductions mean The Copenhagen Gatwick and Newcastle services are suspended.
  • Aer Lingus – Connects Dublin to Copenhagen and Helsinki.Tip: Book at Opodo and you can combine the Aer Lingus flights with SAS who also offer flights from Dublin to Copenhagen.
  • SunAir – Flies from Manchester and Birmingham to Billund. SunAir flights can be booked at BA.
  • Finnair – Flies to Helsinki from London (Heathrow) and Manchester which can be booked at BA.
  • Iceland Express – Flies from London (Stansted) to Reykjavik.
  • Icelandair – Connects Reykjavik to London Heathrow, Manchester & Glasgow.
  • Sterling – Flew from London (Gatwick) to Copenhagen, Billund (legoland), Aalborg,
  • Stockholm, and Oslo. In the summer they flew from Edinburgh to Copenhagen & Stockholm. Sterling currently has no flights but fellow Danish airline Cimber has bought Sterling and taken over some of their old routes.
  • Norwegian – Flies from London Stansted and Edinburgh to Oslo plus Stansted to Kristiansand, Bergen and Trondheim.
  • FlyMe – Flew from London (Stansted) to Gothenburg until bankruptcy in March 2007.
  • Malmo aviation – Flies domestic routes in Sweden to and from Stockholm Bromma airport which is the most central of the four main airports serving Stockholm.
  • Atlantic Airways – The airline of the Faroe islands. Atlantic airways offers summer only flights from Stansted to Shetland and the Faroes.
  • FlyNordic – Recently acquired by Norwegian
  • Air Greenland – No UK routes unfortunately. Connects Greenland to Copenhagen and Baltimore.
  • eastern airways – flies to Stavanger from Newcastle and Aberdeen
  • Blue1 – Part of the SAS group and as such can be booked at Opodo where flights can be combined with SAS, Finnair & BA. Blue1 flies from Dublin & London to Helsinki. Recently switched from Stansted to Heathrow.
  • Ryanair – Offers flights to secondary airports serving Stockholm & Oslo from Birmingham, Stansted, Prestwick, Dublin and Liverpool, Gothenburg from Stansted, Prestwick and Dublin, Tampere (Finland) from Stansted and Dublin, Billund from Birmingham, Stansted and Dublin.
  • easyJet – Only Nordic routes are London (Stansted & Gatwick) to Copenhagen and London (Gatwick) to Helsinki.