Sea voyage by public transport

The ferries to Suomenlinna fortress are a natural part of the city traffic in Helsinki. In only about fifteen minutes, they will transport the passengers from the city centre to the peaceful fortress isles surrounded by the sea.

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The Suomenlinna ferries operate all year round, during open waters as well as when the sea is frozen up. They serve the residents of Suomenlinna, people that work there and thousands of tourists interested in the fortress.

The ferries to Suomenlinna operate from Kauppatori every day of the year and from Katajanokka on weekdays. In Kauppatori, the departure dock can be found near the Keisarinnankivi memorial statue of a double-headed eagle. Katajanokka dock is located right at the end of the cape Katajanokka.


Car space reservations

To reserve a space for your car, please call +358 20 491 2881. The reservation must be placed during the previous workday before the transportation.

See the map of the area

The ferries operating from Kauppatori to Suomenlinna main dock are M/S Suokki, M/S Suomenlinna II and M/S Tor. Service ferry M/S Ehrensvärd departs from Katajanokka and arrives at the service dock of Suomenlinna fortress.

Tickets

The ferries do not accept cash. Tickets must be purchased in advance.