Helsinki ferries connect Finland with Estonia, Sweden, Aland, Latvia, Germany & Russia with crossings available to Tallinn (in Estonia), Stockholm (in Sweden), Mariehamn (in Aland), Riga (in Latvia), Travemunde (in Germany) & St Petersburg (in Russia). Helsinki Ferry crossings are operated by Tallink Silja, Viking Line, Finnlines, St Peter Line & Eckerö Line and depending on time of year you’ll find a choice of up to 20 ferry crossings daily.
There are up to 20 ferry crossings daily from Helsinki with sailing durations starting from 2 hours. Our Helsinki ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
One of the major ports in Finland, Helsinki is the capital city, and is also one of the major ports in the whole of Scandinavia, hosting a range of different ships and ferries on a daily basis. Known for its stunning seaside location, as well as the array of parks and greenery that are spread throughout and around the city, and its relaxed atmosphere, Helsinki is the perfect place to come to relax, and escape your everyday life. With up to 123 ferries running per week to Helsinki, across 5 different routes, and provided by 5 operators, there is no lack of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.
Helsinki sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
The ferry schedule for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, ferry route, ferry operators, and other such factors, so there is not one single ferry timetable on offer here. Indeed, there are up to 123 ferries running per week across 5 different routes, provided by 5 different operators, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always provide you with the most up-to-date information, so you can find the best ferry at the best price for you. For more information regarding specific ferry routes, please visit our dedicated route pages.
Ferry sail durations to Helsinki can take between 2 hours, to 10 hours and 25 minutes, to 29 hours and 30 minutes, and this variety means that there is not one exact ferry sail time. These variations can be due to a number of factors, such as ferry routes, ferry operators, and external factors, such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so we recommend checking before you book, what your expected sail time will be.
How much the ferry to Helsinki will cost is defined by many aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.
Helsinki ferry port is one of the biggest ports in Scandinavia, and with countless ferries coming in daily, there are instead multiple terminals spread across Helsinki. This means that where you come into port is defined by which operator you are travelling with, and which route you are travelling on, but all the terminals in Helsinki have at the very least the basic amenities, and all have access to the main city, via taxis and public transport, so no matter which terminal you arrive at, there will plenty of facilities and amenities available to you.
Viking Line,Katajanokanlaituri 8 (Mastokatu 1),00160 Helsinki,Finland. Tallink Silja,Olympia Terminal,Eteläsatama (South Harbor),Olympiaranta,1 FIN-00140 Helsinki,Finland Finnlines,Hansa Terminal,Vuosaaren Satama,Provianttikatu 5,00980,Helsinki,Finland. Tallink Silja,West Harbour 2,Tyynenmerenkatu 14,(Silja Europa): West Harbour 1,Tyynenmerenkatu 8,00220,Helsinki,Finland. St Peter Line,Länsiterminaali (West Terminal),Tyynenmerenkatu 8,00220 Helsinki,Finland Eckerö Line,Länsiterminaali T2 (Western Harbour,Terminal 2),Tyynenmerenkatu 14,00220,Helsinki,Finland. West Harbour Terminal 1, Tyynenmerenkatu 8, 00220 Helsinki Olympiaranta 1,00140 Helsinki Komentosilta 1,00980 Helsinki,Finland West Harbour Terminal 2, Tyynenmerenkatu 14, 00220 Helsinki Hansa Terminal,Vuosaaren Satama,Provianttikatu 5,00980,Helsinki,Finland West Terminal T2, Tyynenmerenkatu 14, 00220 Helsinki
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