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There are 9 ways to get from Helsinki to Stockholm by plane, subway, train, car ferry, ferry, bus or car

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Fly Helsinki to Stockholm  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Stockholm (ARN) HEL - ARN

743 kr - 2328 kr

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Fly Helsinki to Stockholm Bromma, line 18 subway  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HEL - BMA
  2. Take the line 18 subway from Alvik T-bana to Hötorget T-bana

2789 kr - 4914 kr

Train to Turku, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku
  2. Fly from Turku (TKU) to Stockholm (ARN) TKU - ARN

1535 kr - 3334 kr

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Stockholm  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Stockholm (ARN) TLL - ARN

876 kr - 2801 kr

Train, ferry  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku satama Ic 963 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Turku to Stockholm

1502 kr - 1591 kr

Train, car ferry  •  14h 20m

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

959 kr - 1898 kr

Car ferry  •  18h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm

3257 kr

Bus  •  28h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Kemi C4
  2. Take the bus from Tornio Haparanda to Stockholm

893 kr - 1267 kr

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 50m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm

1706 kr - 3039 kr

Helsinki to Stockholm by train, walk and ferry

The journey time between Helsinki and Stockholm is around 14h 7m and covers a distance of around 532 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 53m. Services are operated by Finnish Railways (VR) and Viking Line. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 7m
Fastest journey time:
13h 53m
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
1502 kr
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:28
Last service departs at:
17:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Helsinki to Stockholm train, walk and 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.
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International entry into Sweden from Finland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Sweden, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Cyprus and Singapore

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Finland

  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway
  • No quarantine required
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Rules to follow in Sweden

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed from Finland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stockholm is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stockholm is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stockholm is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Finland from Sweden.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Stockholm is to fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Helsinki to Stockholm is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs 70€ - 240€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Stockholm via Kemin rautatieasema and Tornio Haparanda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Kolera-allas and arriving at Stockholm. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 18h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Stockholm is 396 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Stockholm without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13h 49m and costs 145€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Helsinki to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Stockholm bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Stockholm is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs 70€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 28h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 395.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden?

Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Helsinki to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Stockholm via Kemi, Kemin rautatieasema, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Tornio Haparanda in around 28h 7m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 kr - 9000 kr
Flights from Turku to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 2800 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Helsinki to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from Tallinn to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2200 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
470 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
650 kr - 1500 kr
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 kr - 2100 kr
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
200 kr - 300 kr
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku satama
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kr - 300 kr
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Turku Satama
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
200 kr - 300 kr
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Tornio Haparanda to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
Tapanis Buss
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
210 kr - 900 kr
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
240 kr - 800 kr
Inside cabin
550 kr - 750 kr
Outside cabin
650 kr - 900 kr
Deluxe/Suite
550 kr - 750 kr
Passenger
210 kr - 260 kr
Car ferry from Turku to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 kr - 1600 kr
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
750 kr - 1100 kr
Inside cabin
750 kr - 1000 kr
Outside cabin
1100 kr - 1600 kr
Deluxe/Suite
2300 kr - 3200 kr
Car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 kr - 1800 kr
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
750 kr - 1400 kr
Inside cabin
850 kr - 1200 kr
Outside cabin
1300 kr - 1800 kr
Deluxe/Suite
3100 kr - 4200 kr
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
692 kr
Website
Viking Line
Ferry from Turku to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1293 kr
Website
Viking Line
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
St Peters Line
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
3257 kr
Website
St Peters Line
Car
908 kr
Passenger
3257 kr

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Helsinki to Stockholm bus services, operated by Tapanis Buss, arrive at Stockholm station.

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Stockholm is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 7:54 AM in Helsinki and 6:54 AM in Stockholm.

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 281+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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