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Ferry to Gotland

Most booked ferries to Gotland Island

Nynäshamn-Visby

Sweden ⇔ Gotland
3h 15 mins
Up to 4 times per day
From: $74.00

Västervik-Visby

Sweden ⇔ Gotland
2h 30 mins.
Up to 1 time per day
From: $67.00

Oskarshamn-Visby

Sweden ⇔ Gotland
2h 55 mins
Up to 2 times per day
From: $74.00

Travel to Gotland by ferry from Sweden

Gotland is Sweden's largest Island on the East Coast of Sweden. There are 7 ferry sailings per day to Visby on this island.

Visby is the capital of Gotland. Visby feels like you've entered medieval times when you wander around the cobbled streets. Visby is also the port of arrival for most of the ferries to Gotland.

But how do you get to Visby / Gotland? This page contains information about the various ferries to and from Gotland, the Swedish mainland.

You can travel via Nynäshamn, Oskarshamn, or Västervik back and forth to Visby.

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Map with all ferry routes to Gotland.

There are several ways to travel to Gotland. All crossings depart and arrive from the main town Visby. Are you departing from either Oskarshamn, Västervik, or Nynäshamn? Then the ferries take around 3 hours to make this crossing to Visby.

The fastest connection is from Vastervik to Visby, but this crossing only goes once a day. The busiest ferry crossing to Visby is the ferry from Nynashamn to Visby.

Timetable, availability, and compare prices

Our online booking module makes it easy to find and book your desired ferry crossing. All you have to do is enter your departure port, destination, and travel dates. The system will show you the best routes and possible alternatives. You can then choose the ferry that best suits your needs and budget. Have a great trip to Gotland / Visby!

Travel tip: Visby - Gotland

According to VisitSweden.com, Visby entered the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1995. This makes a lot of sense as Visby is the best-preserved fortified trading town in northern Europe. Between the 12th to the 14th century, Visby was the main center of the Hanseatic League in the Baltic. [1]Gotland – where Viking-era history meets unique natural scenery, VisitSweden.com

Step 1: find your departure port

When heading to Gotland by ferry, you can travel from three different ports to Visby, the main city of Gotland. The most northern connection is the one from Nynashamn to Visby. The ferry from Oskarshamn to Visby is the most south connection from these three ferries. Vastervik to Visby is the shortest in time and kilometers but only departs once daily.

From Nynashamn to Visby most ferries are leaving for Gotland.

Sweden ⇔ Gotland

Nynäshamn-Visby

Sweden ⇔ Gotland
3h 15 mins
Up to 4 times per day
From: $74.00

Västervik-Visby

Sweden ⇔ Gotland
2h 30 mins.
Up to 1 time per day
From: $67.00

Oskarshamn-Visby

Sweden ⇔ Gotland
2h 55 mins
Up to 2 times per day
From: $74.00

Traveling to Gotland

If you're considering booking a vacation to Sweden, then Gotland might also be worth visiting. Gotland is located on the East side of Sweden in the Baltic Sea. It has a rich history of Viking tales, Medieval city walls, beautiful nature, and fantastic scenery, and the city of Visby is a lovely place to visit. The coastline of Gotland also has a lot to offer, with great biking routes and sandy beaches.

Gotland is also known as a foodie hotspot with many local produce and craft beer breweries. On the Island of Gotland, there are 92 medieval churches and many more historical archeological places to visit. [2]Gotland – where Viking-era history meets unique natural scenery, VisitSweden.com

On Gotland, you should also consider taking the ferries to the smaller Islands of this archipelago, like Stora Karlsö and Lilla Karlsö. And a trip to Gotland isn't complete without a visit to the island of Fårö.

Frequently Asked Questions ferry to Gotland

Many people have seen lots of Gotland and have yet to learn. This is because the TV series Pippi Longstocking where filmed in Visby and other parts of Gotland. 

Furthermore, it's best known for the main city Visby, a Viking-era wonder where the city walls still stand. Visby is a beautiful medieval city with beautiful scenery and is famous for its roses.

Gotland is also famous for its strategic position in the Baltic sea. 

From 3 coastal cities on the East side of Sweden, ferries are leaving for Visby, Gotland. You can travel by ferry to Nynäshamn-Visby, Oskarshamn-Visby, or Västervik to Visby. All ferries take around 3 hours to bring you to Gotland from Sweden.

You can visit the neighboring islands of Gotland, Stora Karlsö and Lilla Karlsö and Fårö by booking one of the local ferries from Gotland to those.

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