Travelling to Helsinki from Estonia by car

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

On board Tallink Silja shuttle ferries can voyager find several services

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.

Business Lounge is nice and a tranquil area also for working, You are able to admire the Baltic sea everywhere on board.
This lounge full of light is available for all passengers on board Tallink Megastar
Cafeteria, Tallink Megastar

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.

Even toys like Moominhouse, mugs and thermos are available in Travellers Super Store on Tallink ferries

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.


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.

Kadriorg area and park: You are able to find in the area several art museums like Kumu and Kadriorg Castle.

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)