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Ferries from Helsinki in Finland go to Mariehamn, Stockholm in Sweden, Tallinn in Estonia, Rostock and Travemunde in Germany and St Petersburg in Russia. These routes are served by the ferry companies Viking Line, Tallink Ferries (Tallink Silja Line), Finnlines and St Peter Line. All of these routes can be booked online with AFerry

Helsinki Routes

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.


About Helsinki

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.

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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