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Ferry to Finland

Discover the best ferry crossings to Finland

Travemunde-Helsinki

Finland ⇔ Germany
29 h 30 min
Once per day
From: 450.00

Stockholm-Turku

Finland ⇔ Sweden
11h 30 mins.
Up to 3 times per day
From: 55.00

Tallinn-Helsinki

Finland ⇔ Estonia
2 Hours
Up to 13 times per day
From: 25.00

Stockholm-Helsinki

Finland ⇔ Sweden
16h 30 mins.
Up to 10 times per week
From: 89.00

Ferries to Finland

There are several ferry routes to Finland. Some of the most famous crossings leave from Germany, Sweden, and Estonia to Finland. Most ferries crossing the Baltic Sea to sail to Finland arrive in Turku or Helsinki. On this page, you'll find more information about the ferries to Finland.

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Map with all ferry routes to Finland

Finnlines, Viking Line, and Tallink Silja are the most active ferry companies on the crossings to Finland. Ferries leave for Finland from Germany (Travemunde), Sweden (Stockholm), and the Estonian capital of Tallinn

The crossing from Tallinn to Helsinki is the fastest and shortest, 2 hours over 80 km. If you sail from Germany to Helsinki, your travel time will be around 30 hours while crossing over 1000 km.

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Travel tip: book your ferry to Finland early

The prices for the ferries rise sharply as the boats fill up. Especially during peak season, the ferries and parking decks fill up quickly. Therefore, book far in advance and avoid high costs, especially for famous crossings like Tallinn-Helsinki, Stockholm-Helsinki, or Travemunde-Helsinki.

From Sweden to Finland

There are several options to sail by ferry from Sweden to Finland and vice versa. From Stockholm, there are ferries sailing to Turku and Helsinki. If you cruise by ferry to Turku from Stockholm, you'll usually make a stopover at the Aland Islands at Mariehamn Port. The ferry from Stockholm to Turku sails up to 3 times per day, while the other option, from Stockholm to Helsinki, sails up to 10 times per week. 

For the crossing from Stockholm to Helsinki, you'll be onboard for around 16 hours, while the crossing to Turku via Mariehamn is a bit faster; this crossing will take you to Finland from Sweden in under 12 hours.

Sweden ⇔ Finland

Stockholm-Turku

Finland ⇔ Sweden
11h 30 mins.
Up to 3 times per day
From: 55.00

Stockholm-Helsinki

Finland ⇔ Sweden
16h 30 mins.
Up to 10 times per week
From: 89.00

Hanko-Nynäshamn

Finland ⇔ Sweden
13 hours
Up to 6 times per week
From: 72.00

Mariehamn – Stockholm

Finland ⇔ Sweden
5h 30 mins.
Up to 3 times per day
From: 60.00
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Ferry from Germany to Finland

If you look for a ferry to Finland from Germany, you only have one direct option: the ferry from Travemunde to Helsinki. This is a long ride; you will cross more than 1000 km in around 30 hours. Alternatives you have is sailing from Germany to Sweden and from Sweden to Finland if you for example want to combine both countries.

Germany ⇔ Finland

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Travemunde-Helsinki

Are you traveling from Germany or Europe to Finland? Then you can choose the direct ferry crossing from Travemunde (North Germany) to Helsinki. The ferry sails daily and brings you to Finland in under 30 hours.
From: 450.00
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Ferry from Estonia to Finland

There are also direct ferries connecting the capitals of Estonia and Finland. The ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki is a very popular connection, with up to 13 ferries a day. The crossing takes about 2 hours over 80 km in the Finnish gulf from Tallinn to Helsinki and vice versa. Tallink Silja, Viking Line, and Eckero sail on this connection.

Estonia ⇔ Finland

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Tallinn-Helsinki

A popular ferry crossing in the Baltic sea / Finnish Gulf is the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki that connects Finland and Estonia. In about 2 hours, you can sail from the Finnish capital to the Estonian capital.
From: 25.00
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The best way to travel to Finland is by ferry.

This is probably the ferry from Stockholm to Turku because of the stopover at Mariehamn – Aland Islands. This is a beautiful and scenic route; if you're not in a rush and are looking for stunning views and nature, this is the best ferry crossing you can choose.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there is a ferry from Travemunde (North Germany) to Helsinki. This is a relatively long crossing, but it brings you directly from Germany to the Finnish capital of Helsinki. In about 30 hours, you'll be crossing over 1000 km.

If you want to travel to Finland by ferry from Sweden, you have two routes. You can sail from Stockholm to either Helsinki or Turku. The shortest connection in terms of hours is the ferry to Turku. On this route, you'll make a stopover in Mariehamn.

This is the most frequent ferry to Helsinki: the Tallinn-Helsinki ferry. With up to 13 sailings each day it is one of the busiest ferry routes in Northern Europe.

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3 Comments
  1. Does the ferry from Travemunde end up in Stockholm? I don't understand the map. On arrival, I don't see Travemunde.

  2. You were right, the map was unclear, I added the Travemundo to Helsinki route to the map. However, if you want to go to Stockholm you probably need this connection:

    https://ferrygogo.com/route/rostock-stockholm-nynashamn/

    Which also is now on hold.

  3. How long is the ferry ride from Stockholm to Finland?

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