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Helsinki Stockholm Ferries

Ferries from Helsinki to Stockholm typically sail 1 times daily and up to 10 times weekly. 2 ferry operators sail between Helsinki to Stockholm, these include Tallink Silja & Viking Line. Helsinki Stockholm Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Helsinki to Stockholm Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm typically departs Helsinki at about 15:30. The average sailing time of a Helsinki Stockholm ferry is approximately 17h 52m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 16h 50m.

Helsinki Stockholm Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Helsinki Stockholm ferries typically range between €94* and €438*. The average price is around €238*. The cheapest ferry prices from Helsinki to Stockholm start from €33*. The average price for a foot passenger is €189*. The average price for a car ferry is €329*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Helsinki and Stockholm?

The distance between Helsinki to Stockholm is approximately 475.9 miles (765.9km), or 413.6 nautical miles.

Is there a Helsinki Stockholm car ferry?

Yes, Tallink Silja, Viking Line offer a car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Helsinki and Stockholm.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Helsinki Stockholm ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Helsinki to Stockholm with Tallink Silja, Viking Line.

Helsinki Stockholm Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Tallink Silja - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Viking Line - 3 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Finland to Sweden page.
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Helsinki - Stockholm Route summary
Departure Country Finland
Destination Country Sweden
No. of Operators 2
Operators Tallink Silja & Viking Line
Average Price 252 €*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 10
Average Sailing Duration 17h 55m
Fastest Sailing Duration 16h 50m
First Ferry 15:30
Last Ferry 18:10
Distance 413 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm?

The approximate duration for ferries from Helsinki to Stockholm is 17h 25m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm?

Helsinki to Stockholm is approximately 170 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Helsinki to Stockholm?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Helsinki to Stockholm. These ferry companies are
  • Viking Line
  • Tallink Silja

How can I book ferry tickets from Helsinki to Stockholm?

Book Helsinki to Stockholm tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Helsinki to Stockholm with
  • Viking Line
  • Tallink Silja

Can you take your car on the ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Helsinki to Stockholm with the following operators
  • Viking Line
  • Tallink Silja

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Viking Line
  • Tallink Silja

How far is Stockholm from Helsinki?

Helsinki to Stockholm is approximately 413 nautical miles distance apart.

Helsinki Stockholm Ferry reviews

  • "Ship itself was great, some problems with direct ferries!"

    Everything about Silja Symohony was of their usual, great standard. Ships are clean and punctual and I was glad to see they’ve done updating of their economy class cabins which are perfectly adequate for the crossing to Stockholm and back. BUT we did have a problem with our booking. Nowhere on our booking from direct ferries was it made clear this was not a single smooth booking and we would have to check out in Stockholm and check back in again later on (meaning we could not keep our things in our cabin, a major inconvenience when we are just visiting Stockholm for a day trip and have to lug around heavy baggage). This is not the fault of Silja but would have cost €70 to rectify. It would have been nice to have some indication of this somewhere before booking or at least on confirmation of booking.

    'Silja Symphony' travelled on Silja Symphony

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  • "Tallinn to Helsinki"

    Very reasonably priced and great experience.

    'Gabriella' travelled on Gabriella

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Helsinki Guide

Located in the Uusimaa region of southern Finland, on the shores of the Gulf of Finland, is the city of Helsinki. The capital of Finland is roughly 80 km to the north of Tallinn in Estonia, 400 km to the north of Stockholm in Sweden and 300 km to the west of St Petersburg in Russia. Helsinki is widely regarded as one of the major cities in northern Europe and is the country's main hub for politics, finance, commerce and culture.

Popular visitor attractions in the city include Helsinki's largest museum, the National Museum of Finland. It contains a large collection of historical artefacts that date back to prehistoric times through to the present day. The museum's home, a neomedieval castle, is also a popular tourist attraction in its own right. The Helsinki City Museum, the Finnish National Gallery and the Design Museum are three other museums in the city that are worth visiting.

Helsinki's port, the largest in Finland and the second largest in the Nordic countries, has three harbours and 6 passenger terminals. Ferry services using the port depart to Stockholm in Sweden, Travemunde in Germany and Tallinn in Estonia.


Stockholm Guide

Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden and is made up of a series of islands located on Sweden's eastern coast and is widely regarded as one of the world's most beautiful cities. There are many picturesque scenes to be had in the city and its skyline is reflected in the waters of Lake Malaren and enjoys vibrant blue summer skies whilst in the winter the city is often covered by snow and is scattered by lovely lights.

The extremely modern city is known for its design, fashion and lively nightlife but has still managed to preserve its roots in the Old Town area known as the Gamla Stan, where you can quite easily lose yourself in history. The city's maze of cobbled streets is based around the Stortorget, the Big Square, whilst to the south and on a further island, the Sodermalm, offers a definite bohemian atmosphere with its many galleries and historic residences and lovely waterfront.

From the city's port, ferries depart to destinations in Finland, Russia and the Baltic States.


Helsinki to Stockholm Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Tallink Silja Line 17:00 11:00 18 hours Everyday
Viking Line 17:15 11:00 17 hours 45 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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