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

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Fly Helsinki to Mariehamn  •  2h 42m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Mariehamn (MHQ) HEL - MHQ

$77 - $675

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Bus to Turku, fly to Mariehamn  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Turku
  2. Take the plane from Turku to Mariehamn

Train to Turku, fly to Mariehamn  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku
  2. Fly from Turku (TKU) to Mariehamn (MHQ) TKU - MHQ

$119 - $553

Train to Turku, fly to Mariehamn #2  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku satama
  2. Take the plane from Turku to Mariehamn

Train, ferry  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku Satama 963 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Turku to Långnäs

$131 - $144

Car ferry  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn

$90 - $190

Helsinki to Åland by car ferry

The car ferry journey time between Helsinki and Åland is around 11h 10m and covers a distance of around 342 km. The fastest car ferry normally takes 11h 10m. Operated by Tallink and Viking Line, the Helsinki to Åland car ferry service departs from Helsinki and arrives in Mariehamn. Typically five car ferries run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Helsinki to Åland car ferry schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Aland Islands

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Aland Islands. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Aland Islands.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Finland are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Finland

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Aland Islands relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Aland Islands, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Aland Islands. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Aland Islands, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: May 12 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Åland is to fly which costs 60€ - 600€ and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Åland is to fly which costs 60€ - 600€ and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Helsinki and arriving at Mariehamn. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 15m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Åland is 273 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Åland without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8h 59m and costs 100€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Helsinki to Åland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Mariehamn Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Mariehamn Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Åland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Åland.
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  • Distance: 272.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Åland?

Finnair flies from Helsinki to Mariehamn 4 times a week.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Mariehamn
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Turku to Mariehamn
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku satama
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku Satama
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
nanoBus
Phone
0200 4000
Email
customerservice@nanobus.fi
Website
nanobus.fi
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Turku
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
nanobus.fi
Ferry operators
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Ferry from Turku to Långnäs
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$102
Website
Viking Line
Car ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$157
Website
Viking Line
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Mariehamn
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
$90 - $130
Inside cabin
$90 - $120
Outside cabin
$130 - $190
Deluxe/Suite
$280 - $390
Other operators
Air Leap
Phone
08-639 85 38
Email
support@airleap.se
Website
airleap.se
Plane from Turku to Mariehamn
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Air Leap

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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