There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Ventspils by ferry, bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Ferry, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  3. Take the bus from Riga to Ventspils AO

$63 - $98

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Carferry, bus  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 211 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Pärnu to Rīga 920
  4. Take the bus from Riga to Ventspils AO

$73 - $272

Ferry, bus, train  •  13 h

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn Vana-Pääsküla to Rīga
  3. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Tukums 1
  4. Take the bus from Tukuma AO to Ventspils AO

$63 - $77

Carferry, drive  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Tallinn M/S Superstar, M/S Baltic Queen, M/S Star
  2. Drive from Tallinn to Ventspils

$95 - $285

Ferry to Tallinn, fly, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Riga (RIX) TLL - RIX
  3. Take the bus from Zolitūdes iela to Ventspils AO

$78 - $162

Fly from Helsinki, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Riga (RIX) HEL - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Zolitūdes iela to Ventspils AO

$79 - $187

Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Ventspils is 365 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Ventspils without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 11 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to get from Helsinki to Ventspils, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Tallinn Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Ventspils. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Ventspils.
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  • Distance: 227.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 11 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Ventspils, Latvia?

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Ventspils. However, you can take the ferry to Tallinn, take the walk to Reisisadam, take the line 2 bus to Bussijaam, take the walk to Tallinn, take the bus to Rīga, take the walk to Riga, then take the bus to Ventspils AO. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Helsinki to Ventspils via Tallinn, Reisisadam, Bussijaam, Tallinna bussijaam, Pärnu bussijaam, Pärnu, Rīga, and Riga in around 11 h 44 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Helsinki to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Tukums 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Pärnu to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn Vana-Pääsküla to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Bus from Pärnu Bus to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus from Tukuma AO to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus from Zolitūdes iela to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
1188.lv
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
St Peters Line

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