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Scheduled archipelago boats

A scheduled boat carries you swiftly to and from the islands in the Espoo archipelago. In just one day you have time to visit a couple of these attractive little islands.

Archipelago boat docked.

Espoo has 58 km of seashore and 165 islands. Why not try camping on one of the seven islands where camping is allowed. These islands are equipped for the needs of campers and trekkers. They have piers, covered cooking facilities, toilets, and wells. The well water is not drinkable, so it is advisable to bring along drinking water. The city provides firewoods and takes care of waste management.

Camping is allowed on following islands:

More information about the recreational islands can be found in the Archipelago Guide (pdf, 4,33 Mt)

Scheduled archipelago boats operate to/from the following islands:

Prices:

The HSL Travel Card is not valid on the scheduled archipelago boats.

Stops:

Timetables 4.6. - 31.8.2022

The boats don't run on Mondays.

The number of passengers and the weather conditions can affect the timetable.

Routes to Iso Vasikkasaari

The route is operated by m/s Gädda, tel. 045 615 1632.

Suomenoja - Iso Vasikkasaari

From Suomenoja to Iso Vasikkasaari: 9.00, 11.00, 13.00, 15.00, 17.00 and 19.00

From Iso Vasikkasaari to Suomenoja: 10.45, 12.45, 14.45, 16.45, 18.45 and 20.45

Haukilahti - Iso Vasikkasaari  

From Haukilahti to Iso Vasikkasaari: 9.30, 10.15, 11.30, 12.15, 13.30, 14.15, 15.30, 16.15, 17.30, 18.12, 19.30 and 20.15

From Iso Vasikkasaari to Haukilahti: 9.15, 10.00, 11.15, 12.00, 13.15, 14.00, 15.15, 16.00, 17.15, 18.00, 19.15 and 20.00

Nokkala - Iso Vasikkasaari

From Nokkala to Iso Vasikkasaari: 9.45, 10.30, 11.45, 12.30, 13.45, 14.30, 15.45, 16.30, 17.45, 18.30, 19.45 and 20.30

From Iso Vasikkasaari to Nokkala (via Haukilahti): 9.15, 10.00, 11.15, 12.00, 13.15, 14.00, 15.15, 16.00, 17.15, 18.00, 19.15 and 20.00

Route from Kivenlahti 

The route is operated by m/s Merisaraste, tel. 041 318 3665.

Departure: 10:00 Kivenlahti, Marinsatama >  10:15 Ristiniemi > 10:20 Soukka, Klobben > 10:45  Saaristomuseo Pentala > 11:05 Suinonsalmi > 11:50 Gåsgrundet > 12:25 Rövaren > 12:35 Stora Herrö > 13:05 Saaristomuseo Pentala > 13:30 Soukka, Klobben > 13:35 Ristiniemi > 13:50 Kivenlahti, Marinsatama 

Departure: 14:00 Kivenlahti, Marinsatama >  14:15 Ristiniemi > 14:20 Soukka, Klobben > 14:45 Saaristomuseo Pentala > 15:15 Stora Herrö > 15:25 Rövaren > 16:00 Gåsgrundet > 16:45 Suinonsalmi > 17:05 Saaristomuseo Pentala > 17:30 Soukka, Klobben > 17:35 Ristiniemi > 17:50 Kivenlahti, Marinsatama

Route from Otaniemi

The route is operated by m/s Koskelo, tel. 045 615 1633.

Departure: 9:00 Otaniemi, Otaranta > 9:40 Haukilahti > 9:50 Matinkylä, Nokkala > 10:00 Iso Vasikkasaari > 10:15 Suomenoja > 11:15 Stora Herrö > 11:25 Rövaren > 12:00 Gåsgrund > 13:00 Otaniemi, Otaranta

Departure: 13:00 Otaniemi, Otaranta >  14:00 Gåsgrund > 14:35 Rövaren > 14:45 Stora Herrö > 15:45 Suomenoja > 16:00 Iso Vasikkasaari > 16:10 Matinkylä, Nokkala > 16:20 Haukilahti > 17:00 Otaniemi, Otaranta

An extra return transport to Otaniemi leaves from:

>  Otaniemi 20:00

To Pentala Archipelago Museum 

Suomenoja - Suinonsalmi - Saaristomuseo - Soukka, Klobben - Saaristomuseo - Suinonsalmi - Suomenoja

The route is operated by m/s Vallisaari, tel. 041 311 7218.

Departure: 9:30 Suomenoja > 9:50 Suinonsalmi > 10:10 Pentala > 10:30 Soukka, Klobben > 10:50 Pentala > 11:10 Suinonsalmi > 11:30 Suomenoja

Departure: 11:30 Suomenoja > 11:50 Suinonsalmi > 12:10 Pentala > 12:30 Soukka, Klobben - STOP - 13:00 Soukka, Klobben  > 13:20 Pentala > 13:40 Suinonsalmi > 14:00 Suomenoja

Departure: 14:00 Suomenoja > 14:20 Suinonsalmi > 14:40 Pentala > 15:00 Soukka, Klobben > 15:20 Pentala > 15:40 Suinonsalmi > 16:00 Suomenoja

Departure: 16:00 Suomenoja > 16:20 Suinonsalmi > 16:40 Pentala > 17:00 Soukka, Klobben > 17:20 Pentala > 17:40 Suinonsalmi > 18:00 Suomenoja

The Pentala Island departure times in a table (the same information also in the text above):

NEW! Archipelago route for cyclists 4.6.2022 - 28.8.2022

The route is operated by m/s Merisaukko, tel. 044 230 7851.

The boat accommodates 20 bikes and 20 passengers. Bikes are transported in racks. Cyclists are a priority, but if there is room, other passengers will be taken on board. The route goes around Suvisaaristo, a stopover in Nokkala. 

• From Otaniemi 10:00 > Nokkala around 10:35 > Kivenlahti around 11:30
• From Kivenlahti 12:00 > Nokkala around 13:00 > Otaniemi around 13:30
• From Otaniemi 14:00 > Nokkala around 14:35 > Kivenlahti around 15:30
• From Kivenlahti 15:30 > Nokkala around 16:30 > Otaniemi around 17:00

Frequently asked questions

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