Ferry from Stockholm to Riga
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Stockholm to Riga?
Normally the Stockholm - Riga ferry route is available all year round, with up to 3 crossings a week. The route is operated by the Tallink ferry company
However, for the time being, the route has been suspended until further notice. Tallink has announced that the vessel operating on the route (Isabelle) will be providing temporary accommodation to Ukrainian refugees arriving in Estonia.
Am I allowed to travel from Stockholm to Riga?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Stockholm to Riga. Before your trip, check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel between Sweden and Latvia, including the documents necessary for your journey.
What’s the ferry schedule from Stockholm to Riga?
When the Stockholm - Riga connection is active, it is normally operated 3 times a week. The journey is overnight.
The first ferry usually departs from Stockholm at 17:00 (Sweden time), reaching Riga at 11:00 (Latvia time) . The last ferry normally departs at 17:30 and arrives in Riga at 11:30 the next morning.
Tip: bear in mind that the Stockholm - Riga route may soon become available again and the ferry timetables mentioned above might change. Make sure to check our search engine and the Ferryhopper App for the latest updates on the route!
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Stockholm to Riga?
There are no available prices for the Stockholm - Riga cruise at the moment, as the route is inactive.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for your ferry trip. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book 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 Stockholm to Riga with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, such as:
- Children 6-11 years
- Eurail and Interrail pass holders
- Large groups of travelers
Note: infants and toddlers up to 5 years normally travel for free.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Stockholm to Riga?
The average duration of the ferry ride from Stockholm to Riga is around 17 hr.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Stockholm to Riga?
The ferries operating the route from Stockholm to Riga are normally large cruise ships. The fastest ferry reaches Riga in approximately 17 hr.
What’s the distance between Stockholmand Riga?
The distance between the port of Stockholm in Sweden and the port of Riga in Latvia is around 357 nautical miles (approximately 661 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Riga from Stockholm
Have a look at our travel tips for your trip from Stockholm to Riga:
- In the busy months from May to September, we recommend arriving at the port of Stockholm well in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends.
- The Riga Passenger Terminal is only 2 km from the city's central district (Centrs) and can be reached in only 10 min by car and 20 min on foot.
Where to take the ferry from Stockholm to Riga
Ferries to Riga 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 Tallink ferries usually depart from the ferry terminal Värtahamnen, which can be reached from the city center by bus 76 in about 15-20 minutes.
Can I travel on the ferry from Stockholm to Riga with a car?
Yes, the large cruise ships operating on the Stockholm - Riga connection have car decks so you can transfer your vehicle.
During your ferry trip from Stockholm to Riga, 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 Stockholm to Riga have many types of cabins available, from simple one-bed ones to premium options and suites.
On Tallink ferries, pets are welcome, as long as they travel in special cabins or kennels. There is a limited number of pet-friendly cabins available on the vessels.
- Small pets (less than 8 kg) in carry cages or carry bags can be brought to most indoor premises.
- Bigger pets (more than 8 kg) can travel in a special onboard kennel or pet-friendly cabin that has to be booked separately. They must always wear a leash and muzzle when outside the cabin, but are not allowed indoors.
Tip: don’t forget to bring along your pet’s passport and health certificates. Moreover, if you want your pet to travel in a pet-friendly cabin, make sure to make your reservation well in advance.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Stockholm to Riga?
Currently, there are no available tickets online on Ferryhopper. However, you can find more information about the ferry from Stockholm to Riga on our Map of ferries, compare prices and schedules, and plan your trip to Latvia easily and quickly!