Stockholm to Helsinki ferry

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Stockholm - Helsinki Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

On most days, there is one scheduled ferry that travels from Stockholm to Helsinki. The ferry trip from Stockholm to Helsinki is usually about 16 hours and 45 minutes long. However, be prepared just in case your ferry arrives slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance246 mi (396 km)
Shortest duration16h 45m
Cheapest price$178.19
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceTallink and Silja Line
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Stockholm to Helsinki?

There is one ferry company that operates from Stockholm to Helsinki. 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 Line116h 45m$178.19
  • Book Tallink and Silja Line from Stockholm to Helsinki from $178. There are 1 Tallink and Silja Line schedules from Stockholm to Helsinki and you can expect on average to pay for a Tallink and Silja Line ticket to Helsinki. In Stockholm, Tallink and Silja Line departs to Helsinki from Värtahamnen and no other station. In Helsinki, Tallink and Silja Line arrives at Kauppatori and no other station.

    An average trip on Tallink and Silja Line from Stockholm to Helsinki takes 16 hours and 45 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 16 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 246 miles (396 kilometers) from Stockholm to Helsinki. 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 Stockholm to Helsinki is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Saturday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Saturday is the way to go.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Stockholm to Helsinki. Therefore, the 4:00pm ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Stockholm to Helsinki. 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 Stockholm?

Main departure station: Värtahamnen

Most ferries depart from the main station in Stockholm.

All ferry stations in Stockholm:

  • Värtahamnen

Where does the ferry arrive in Helsinki?

Main arrival station: Kauppatori

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

Ferry stations in Helsinki:

  • Kauppatori

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