Helsinki Ferries


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Book a ferry to Helsinki with AFerry. Ferries to Helsinki, in Finland, are available from Aland, Estonia, Germany and Sweden. You can take a ferry to Helsinki from Mariehamn, Stockholm, Tallinn and Travemunde.

Helsinki Ferry Companies

Ferries to and from Helsinki are operated by Eckerö Line, Finnlines, Tallink Silja and Viking Line. Because 4 ferry companies operate in and out of Helsinki, comparing can be very useful to help you find the best price at the best time for you. When you search for a ferry to Helsinki, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select. We'll also show you results for similar ports like Karlskrona, Naantali and Nynashamn to help you find the best times and prices to suit your plans.

Ferries with Eckerö Line and other companies operating to and from Helsinki are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Helsinki will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.

Latest prices

Route Price Fare Details
Tallinn - Helsinki
(Eckerö Line)
  • Booked: Saturday, 13 July 2019
  • Travel: Friday, 26 July 2019 (One Way)
  • Car + 1
Tallinn - Helsinki
(Viking Line)
  • Booked: Sunday, 7 July 2019
  • Travel: Saturday, 17 August 2019 (One Way)
  • Car + 2
Tallinn - Helsinki
(Tallink Silja)
  • Booked: Sunday, 23 June 2019
  • Travel: Monday, 23 September 2019 - Monday, 23 September 2019
  • 1 Adults (Foot passenger)

Helsinki Routes

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About Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital of Finland is a vibrant, lively, seaside city. The archipelago of Helsinki consists of over 300 beautiful islands, many of which are easy to get to by waterbus for days at the beach or weekend camping trips. As it is quite compact Helsinki can be easily explored on foot with access to many large green parks, architecture, culture and shopping. Helsinki's ferry port lies on the southern coast of Finland, resting on the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea. Helsinki is the busiest ferry port in Finland with over 6 million passengers passing through it annually and offers a number of connections to Sweden, Estonia, Germany and Russia on a daily basis. These can all be booked online with AFerry.

Ferries to and from Helsinki

Finnlines has a fleet of Star class ferries each with space for 500 passengers, and nine classes of cabin to choose from, all of which have a private bathroom, satellite TV and comfortable beds. On board you find facilities includng a self-service buffet restaurant serving excellent German and Finnish food. The Sailor's Shop selling cosmetics, jewellery, sweets, souvenirs, drinks, alcoholic beverages and snacks. You will also finda gym and a sauna section with a jacuzzi for both men and women.

Eckerö Line operates one of the largest ships on the Baltic Sea, the M/S Nordlandia. The ship can carry over 2,000 passengers and has various on board cuisine available on the famous deck 6.

The Princess Maria, flagship of St Peter Line, is a modern, comfortable ship that boasts a full range of on board services, including a casino, reception area, range of on-board restaurants and bars and a sauna. There is also a large duty free shop. There are frequent special events on board the ship to provide added excitement to the crossing. Cabins come in a range of styles and sizes.

When on board any Tallink Silja ship you will find a wide range of on board facilities including restaurants, bars, disco, business lounges, wireless internet, TVs, shops and children's play areas. Whether you are on holiday or a business trip, Tallink offers a fantastic on board service.

Viking Line ferry service offers a wide range of entertainment and other facilities including quality restaurants, bars, lounges, relaxing saunas and swimming pools and a number of other spa and recreational facilities on board their modern and comfortable Viking Line Ferries.

Terminal Information

North, South and Western harbours in the Helsinki Ferry Port serve the passenger traffic passing through the ferry port.

However, Helsinki port consists of many terminals depending on which company you use and also which route. As these terminals may change, we recommend that you arrive early at the port to find which terminal to use. We try to keep our addresses up to date but terminals do change frequently at this port.

Helsinki Port Facilities

All the terminals are equipped with ATMs, luggage lockers, pleasant departure lounges, restaurants, kiosks, bureau de change and ferry check in points. Both short term and long term parking facilities are available with parking meters on location.

Getting to Helsinki port

From Lahti/Porvoo: Take the motorway to Helsinki, then follow the signs leading to the centre for about 1.5 km. Turn right (Centre: Keskusta) and follow Varastokatu. After approximately 1.7 km you will reach Sörnäisten rantatie. Continue following the signs leading to the centre. When you reach Pohjoislaituri , take the right lane and follow the signs leading to Katajanokka (ship symbol).

From Tampere/Hämeenlinna: Take Hämeenlinnantie to Helsinki, follow the signs leading to the centre all the way to Mannerheimintie. After approximately 5 km you will see a white, round building (Svenska teatern) on your left side, turn left and follow Eteläesplanadi to the Market Square, then follow the signs leading to Katajanokka.

From Pori: When you reach the roundabout in Pitäjänmäki, start following the signs to the centre. After approximately 1 km you will come to Mannerheimintie. From here follow the same instructions as above (from Tampere).

From Turku: Take the motorway to Helsinki and then follow the signs leading to the centre (ship symbol). When you reach Mannerheimintie after about 2.5 km, follow the same instructions as above (from Tampere).

From Hanko: Take the motorway to Helsinki and then follow the signs leading to the centre (ship symbol). Drive by the harbour and turn left into a tunnel on Uudenmaankatu. When you reach the end of Uudenmaankatu turn left and you will see a white, round building (Svenska teatern) in front of you. From here follow the same instructions as above (from Tampere).

The main train station is located near the Rautatientori metro station and has domestic and international services. ExpressBus is a consortium of 30 express bus companies that offer frequent links by bus to the Helsinki ferry port. Buses to Helsinki ferry port depart from the bus station near Mannerheimintie.

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  • 03 Jul 2019
    • Everything satisfied me.

      Review by HARALDS ALEKSS

  • 29 Jun 2019
    • Cheap with good fasilities

      Review by NOOR AUFA SHIDDIQ

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Perfect trip
    • This was the best ferry I've ever been, a lot of facilities for entertainment

      Review by Anon

  • 06 Jun 2019
    So relaxing!
    • We paid the small additional cost to upgrade to the lounge and it was really worth it. Apart from the delicious food and drink available at no extra cost, the lounge was air conditioned and extremely peaceful.

      Review by GRAHAM DOUGLAS

  • 05 Jun 2019
    Pleasant Journey
    • My journey from Tallinn to Helsinki was excellent,comfortable,clean lounges,and the choice and quality in the buffet was amazing.