Ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki?
The Stockholm - Helsinki ferry route is available with up to 2 daily crossings all year round and increased ferry frequency in the summer (from July to early August). The route is operated by 2 companies: Viking Line and Tallink.
Tip: please note that the Stockholm to Helsinki ferry timetable is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel from Stockholm to Helsinki?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Stockholm to Helsinki. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Finland, including all the documents required for your journey.
What’s the ferry schedule from Stockholm to Helsinki?
As of now, the earliest ferry from Stockholm departs at 16:30 and arrives at 10:10 the next day in Helsinki. The latest ferry usually departs at 16:45, arriving in Helsinki at 10:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki?
The Stockholm to Helsinki ferry tickets start at €96 and can go up to €114. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the Stockholm - Helsinki ferry route. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, including:
- Large groups of travelers
- Eurail and Interrail Pass holders
Note: children up to 5 years travel for free.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Stockholm to Helsinki?
The ferry trip from Stockholm to Helsinki lasts about 17 h 45 min, depending on the company and the type of vessel you’re traveling with.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki?
No, the connections from Stockholm to Helsinki are only operated by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry to Helsinki reaches the port in 17 hr 40 min.
What’s the distance between Stockholm and Helsinki?
The distance between Stockholm and Helsinki is approximately 214 nautical miles (396 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Helsinki from Stockholm
Have a look at some important tips for your ferry ride to Helsinki:
- In the busy months between May and September, we suggest you arrive at the port of Stockholm in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends.
- Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Stockholm to Helsinki may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real-time on the Ferryhopper app!
- There are 4 main terminals in Helsinki: Katajanokka, Olympia, West Terminal 2, and Hansa terminal. Ferries from Stockholm usually travel to Katajanokka, Olympia and West Terminal 2. Make sure to check the port of arrival when booking your ferry tickets.
- After your holidays in Helsinki, you can catch a ferry to Tallinn in Estonia or Mariehamn in the Åland Islands. Take a look at the Helsinki to Tallinn ferry crossing on Ferryhopper and explore nearby destinations.
Where to take the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
Ferries to Helsinki depart from the port of Stockholm, which is about 3 km from the city center. The port of Stockholm comprises a number of port areas: Värtahamnen, Frihamnen, Stadsgården, and Skeppsbron.
The ferry company Viking Line usually departs from the ferry terminal Stadsgården, while Tallink from Värtahamnen. Stadsgårdskajen is located a short walk from the Old Town, while Värtahamnen can be reached from the city center by bus 76 in about 15-20 minutes.
Can I travel on the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki with a car?
Yes, on the ferries operating the Stockholm - Helsinki connection, it is possible to embark your vehicle.
During your ferry trip from Stockholm to Helsinki with the companies Tallink or Viking Line you can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area.
Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.
Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry many things with you in order to avoid delays when boarding the ferry.
The ferries traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki have cabins, as well as numbered seats.
You can travel with your pet on the boat from Stockholm to Helsinki. In order to be allowed on-board, all pets should hold a ticket. Smaller animals must be kept in special carriers, while large-sized animals must be equipped with a muzzle or a leash.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Stockholm to Helsinki?
You can easily book ferry tickets to Helsinki on Ferryhopper. Find more information about the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki on our Map of ferries, compare companies, prices and schedules, and plan the trip of your dreams!