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Public boats between Espoo and Helsinki

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Hop on scheduled archipelago boats between Espoo and Helsinki

In one day, you can visit multiple islands, including the World UNESCO Site - Suomenlinna, or take a cruise during the golden hour from beautiful Espoo's seaside to the Helsinki City Center.


NOTE: Scheduled Public Boats are available only during the summer season (June-beginning of September).

Drawn map of public boat connection between Espoo and Helsinki

Scheduled public boats between Espoo and Helsinki

Route stops: Nokkala (Matinkylä, Espoo) - Haukilahti (Espoo) - Lonna island - Suomenlinna island - Vallisaari island - Kruunuvuorenranta (Helsinki)  - Kalasatama (Helsinki)

The route is operated by FRS Finland Oy, m/s Kajava, tel. +358 50 300 9736

Timetable is valid between: 

8.6.2024 - 23.6.2024 on Saturdays and Sundays

28.6.2024 - 11.8.2024 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

17.8.2024 - 8.9.2024 on Saturdays and Sundays

Note: Passenger numbers and weather conditions can affect the schedule.

Departure times

Nokkala (Matinkylä, Espoo)9:40 14:1514:20 19:10
Haukilahti (Espoo)9:5014:0514:3019:00
Lonna island11:0012:5515:3517:50
Suomenlinna island (Artillery Bay)11:1512:4515:4517:35
Vallisaari island (Torpedo Bay)11:2512:3016:0017:20
Kruunuvuorenranta (Helsinki)11:3512:1516:1517:00
Kalasatama (Helsinki)11:5512:0016:3516:45

SunSet Cruise from Espoo to Helsinki

Route stops: Haukilahti (Espoo) - Nokkala (Matinkylä, Espoo) - Market Square (Helsinki)

The route is operated by FRS Finland Oy, m/s Kajava, tel. +358 50 300 9736

Timetable is valid:

Only on Fridays between 28.6.2024 - 9.8.2024

Departure times

Haukilahti (Espoo)19:00
Nokkala (Matinkylä, Espoo)19:15
Market Square (Helsinki)20:30


Public boats between Espoo and Helsinki

  • Dayticket (whole route) 25€/adult
  • Family Ticket (whole route 2 adults and max 3 children) 60€
  • Children 7-17 years old 12,5€/child (half price)
  • Children under 7 years old travel for free with an adult
  • Pensioners and students -10% discount


  • Kalasatama (Helsinki) - Kruunuvuorentanta (Helsinki) one way 3€/adult
  • Kalasatama/ Kruunuvuorenranta (Helsinki) - Lonna / Suomenlinna island return ticket 12€/adult
  • Kalastama / Kruunuvuorentanra (Helsinki) - Vallisaari island return ticket 16€/adult

Note: All tickets (except Kalasatama - Kruunuvuorenranta) include a return on route (can continue island hopping) or return to Market Square (Helsinki). Bike 5€ (if there is space on the boat). Strollers are included free of charge. Pets are welcome on board.

Book tickets in advance over this link


SunSet Cruise Espoo - Helsinki (Fridays)

  • one-way 15€ / adult

Private Guided Cruise from Helsinki to Pentala island

Route stops: Helsinki Market Square - Pentala island - Helsinki Market Square

The route is operated by JT-line


on-demand - group booking cruise

from mid-May to mid-September

Duration: 5,5 hours

Example price: from 78 € per person
Incl. the guided cruise, entrance tickets and a special guided tour to “Gurli's House” on the island of Pentala, and lunch serving onboard and Finnish VAT. (The example price is calculated based on a group of 50 people, and when the vessel is M/s Ilves.)

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