Helsinki to Stockholm ferry

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Helsinki - Stockholm Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm. Traveling by ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm usually takes around 18 hours, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance246 mi (396 km)
Shortest duration18h 0m
Cheapest price$155.52
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceTallink and Silja Line
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Helsinki to Stockholm?

There is one ferry company that operates from Helsinki to Stockholm. Tallink and Silja Line is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tallink and Silja Line118h 0m$155.52
  • Book Tallink and Silja Line from Helsinki to Stockholm from $156. There are 1 Tallink and Silja Line schedules from Helsinki to Stockholm and you can expect on average to pay for a Tallink and Silja Line ticket to Stockholm. In Helsinki, Tallink and Silja Line departs to Stockholm from Kauppatori and no other station. In Stockholm, Tallink and Silja Line arrives at Värtahamnen and no other station.

    An average trip on Tallink and Silja Line from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 18 hours and 0 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 18 hours to cover the 246 miles (396 kilometers) from Helsinki to Stockholm. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm is on Friday. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Friday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Friday is the way to go.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Helsinki to Stockholm. Therefore, the 5:00pm ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Helsinki to Stockholm. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct ferry, meaning that you do not have to get on a different ferry at any point during your trip.

City Information


Sitting atop an archipelago that leads to the Baltic Sea, Stockholm is one of the most beautiful cities in the Scandinavian countries. Boasting several rivers, waterways, and islands, the city offers many scenic locations for curious tourists. One of the city’s star attractions is the famous Old Town quarter, which was founded in 1252. The area features cobblestone streets as well as winding alleyways and colorful quaint houses with characteristic Scandinavian architecture. If you are interested in some history lessons, check out the Vasa Museum, which is completely housed in a sunken warship. For nature-lovers, don’t hesitate to visit Djurgården, which is an island located close to the city center and reachable by ferries. The island is a big green oasis that boasts a wide range of activities such as hiking, strolling, and picnicking.

Some of the most notable restaurants in Stockholm include Stockholm Gastabud and Agrikultur, both of which offer authentic Swedish dishes. For fusion dishes, don’t hesitate to check out Frantzen.

Stockholm Central Station is the principal hub for both bus and train travel in and out of the city, offering access to other Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish destinations. The main airport is the Stockholm Arlanda Airport, 23 miles north of Stockholm.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Helsinki?

Main departure station: Kauppatori

Most ferries depart from the main station in Helsinki.

All ferry stations in Helsinki:

  • Kauppatori

Where does the ferry arrive in Stockholm?

Main arrival station: Värtahamnen

All ferries from Helsinki arrive at one main station in Stockholm.

Ferry stations in Stockholm:

  • Värtahamnen

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