There are daily ferry services to Helsinki from Tallinn, Estonia and from Stockholm, Sweden and a ferry route to Helsinki from Germany.
All the ferry connections and companies also offer a possibility to drive your car on the ferry.
Travelling from Estonia to Helsinki is very easygoing, it takes app. 2 hours to reach Helsinki Ports, and you will arrive direct to the heart of Helsinki.
Lue suomeksi Tallinnan: Noblessneristä täältä
Lue suomeksi Tallinnan Fotografiskasta täältä
We travelled on Tallink Megastar shuttle (same route m/s Star) . There are six daily departures + some more scheduled on certain days. These shuttles operate from/to West terminal (Länsiterminaali) which is located westbound from the city centre of Helsinki.
When travelling on these high-class ferries of Tallink, you can choose of several travel categories and also buy your access to lounges. There are two kind of lounges; a business and a comfort lounge. All the services – meals and drinks are included in the business lounge tariffs. Comfort lounge serves you dishes which vary due to the time of the day.
On the ferries there are a cafeterias, bar, fast food lines and a buffet and in addition à la carte restaurants available for all the passengers.. In restaurants you are also able to enjoy of the Baltic Sea view all the way. You can even enjoy this view dining your meal.
Meals are available in the buffet, á la carte restaurant and lounges and cafeteria.
Shopping is easy and prices reasonable. There are well equipped Travellers Supestore shops on board where you can find a wide range of cosmetics, fashion, wines, other spirits and e.g. table ware of many kind.
You can also book a cabin for rest.
It is easy to reach the shuttle ferries also on foot, by public transport, taxi, shuttle buses in addition to your own car in Helsinki and in Tallinn.
The current Passport and Visa and other regulations and instructions of the voyage can be found at Tallink Silja home pages, and at your travel agency.
SOME TIPS FOR YOUR STAY IN TALLINN BEFORE EMBARKING
If you want stay in Tallinn before continuing to Helsinki, recently renovated modern Tallink City Hotel is located in the heart of the city. It is also near the harbour and Tallink harbour terminal.
In Tallinn you can find several museum of art. Old art at Kadriog Castle, contemporary, photo exhibitions at Fotografiska. Near the Fotografiska at Telliskivi area there is a very lively Jaama Turg market hall with it´s personal street food restaurants and food shops .
Photos Ideal Helsinki
More info of Tallink Silja
More info of Tallink City Hotel.
Info of Porf of Helsinki ( Länsiterminaali)