Ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
The Helsinki - Mariehamn ferry route is available all year round, with up to 7 crossings from late June to early August.
In the autumn and winter months, there is usually 1 crossing every other day.
The route is operated by the ferry companies Viking Line and Tallink.
Am I allowed to travel from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Helsinki to Mariehamn. Just check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Finland, including all the necessary passenger documents, before your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
At the moment, the Helsinki - Mariehamn route is normally operated 3-4 times a week with ferry crossings every other day. In the summer, you can find increased ferry frequency.
The ferry from Helsinki usually departs at 17:15, reaching Mariehamn at 04:25.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
The Helsinki - Mariehamn ferry tickets start at around €55. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat/cabin type.
The ferry ticket cost also depends on the booking date: the closer to your departure date the more expensive the tickets.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Mariehamn from Helsinki. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.
Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, such as:
- Eurail and Interrail Pass holders
- Large groups of travelers
Note: infants and toddlers up to 5 years travel for free. However, bear in mind that discounts may vary from one company to another.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
The ferry ride from Helsinki to Mariehamn usually takes 11 hr 10 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
The ferries operating the route from Helsinki to Mariehamn are normally conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Mariehamn in 11 hr 10 min.
What’s the distance between Helsinki and Mariehamn?
The distance between the port of Helsinki and the port of Mariehamn in the Åland Islands is around 176 nautical miles (approximately 326 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Mariehamn from Helsinki
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Helsinki to Mariehamn:
- In the busy months between May and September, we suggest you arrive at the port of Helsinki at least 1 hour in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends.
- The port of Mariehamn is 900 away from the town center, which is 10 minutes on foot. There is also a free shuttle bus that runs from the port to town every 20 minutes.
Where to take the ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn
Ferries to Mariehamn depart from the port of Helsinki, which is about 4 km from the city center.
The port of Helsinki comprises a number of port areas. Tallink ferries usually depart from Olympia Terminal, while Viking Line ferries depart from Katajanokka terminal.
Close to every terminal, you’ll find plenty of visitor amenities, such as restrooms, luggage storage rooms, stores, ATMs, and public parking.
Can I travel on the ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn with a car?
Yes, ferries that travel from Helsinki to Mariehamn have car decks so you can transfer your vehicle.
During your ferry trip from Helsinki to Mariehamn, you can keep your luggage next to you or store it in the ferry’s designated luggage area. Alternatively, you can rent a locker for your luggage.
Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.
Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry over 50 kg with you in order to avoid delays when boarding the ferry.
Ferries traveling from Helsinki to Mariehamn have many types of cabins available, from simple one-bed ones to premium options.
Pets are welcome on Helsinki - Mariehamn ferries, depending on the company you travel with:
- On Tallink ferries, there are specially designed cabins and an onboard kennel for pets. Pets are allowed at the outside deck areas of the vessels as long as they wear leash or stay in a carrier.
- On Viking Line ferries, pets are allowed at an additional charge. They can travel at the outside deck areas of the vessels as long as they wear a leash or stay in a carrier. They can also stay in cabins.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Helsinki to Mariehamn?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Helsinki to Mariehamn online on Ferryhopper. Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your Helsinki - Mariehamn ferry trip. Compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip in just a few clicks!