There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Sweden to Aland. Ferries currently connect 3 ports in Sweden with 3 ports in Aland.
There are a combined number of 15 ferry crossings each day across a selection of 5 Ferry Routes which are operated by 4 ferry companies including Tallink Silja, Viking Line, Finnlines & Eckerö Linjen with the shortest crossing taking around 1 hour 45 minutes (Grisslehamn to Eckero).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Sweden and Aland, for live information select from our Fare Search.
Sweden is the largest Nordic country in northern Europe, bordered by Norway to the west and Finland to the east.
A country famed for its stunning landscape, Sweden also has a fast-paced capital in Stockholm, spread across 14 islands connected by 57 bridges, which brings with it a world-leading fashion scene and an immersive historic district.
Further north, you’ll find untouched wilderness blanketed by snow, with dramatic mountains in the skyline, dense forest and countless reindeer in front of you and the mesmerising Northern Lights shining above. There are also plenty of beautiful islands and archipelagos dotted in the Baltic Sea.
Sweden is an excellent departure point for a large number of destinations in Scandinavia and northern mainland Europe. With numerous ferry ports on the country’s long coast, operated by leading ferry companies, travelling by ferry is the most convenient way to explore Sweden’s islands and neighbouring countries.
Aland Islands (or Åland) are a Swedish speaking autonomous region in Finland located in the heart of Scandinavia between the cities of Stockholm and Helsinki in the Baltic Sea.
With some 6700 islands, Aland boasts an exciting mix of Swedish, Finnish and Russian culture. Around 90% of the population resides on the main island or ‘Fasta Åland’ as it known locally. The main city is Mariehamn, while other small communities on the main island include Godby and Eckerö.
Whilst you can fly to Aland from Finland and Sweden, many visitors prefer to travel by ferry as it allows you to take in the awesome views of Sweden’s, Finland’s and Aland’s archipelagos. The ferries used on these crossings are among the most luxurious in operation so the journey is actually more like a cruise than a means of transportation from A to B.