Riga to Helsinki ferry

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Riga - Helsinki Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There is usually just one ferry option from Riga to Helsinki per day. The average ferry journey from Riga to Helsinki takes 19 hours and 30 minutes, though some ferries might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance225 mi (361 km)
Shortest duration19h 30m
Cheapest price$68.84
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceTallink and Silja Line
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Riga to Helsinki?

There is one ferry company that operates from Riga 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 Line119h 30m$68.84
  • Book Tallink and Silja Line from Riga to Helsinki from $69. Typically there is one Tallink and Silja Line schedule per day from Riga to Helsinki and you can expect on average to pay for a Tallink and Silja Line ticket to Helsinki. In Riga, Tallink and Silja Line departs to Helsinki from Eksporta iela 3A . In Helsinki, Tallink and Silja Line arrives at Kauppatori .

    An average trip on Tallink and Silja Line from Riga to Helsinki takes 19 hours and 30 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 19 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 225 miles (361 kilometers) from Riga 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 Riga 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 Riga to Helsinki. Therefore, the 4:00pm ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Riga 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

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Riga?

Main departure station: Eksporta iela 3A

Most ferries depart from the main station in Riga.

All ferry stations in Riga:

  • Eksporta iela 3A

Where does the ferry arrive in Helsinki?

Main arrival station: Kauppatori

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

All ferry stations in Helsinki:

  • Kauppatori

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