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

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Ferry, bus  •  11 h 27 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

$64 - $99

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Car ferry, bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry 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

$77 - $277

Ferry, train, bus  •  13 h 36 min

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

$66 - $111

Car ferry, drive  •  11 h 24 min

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

Fly from Helsinki, bus  •  7 h 36 min

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

$78 - $189

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the car 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

$92 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Ventspils is to ferry and bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Ventspils is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 36 min.

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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 27 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 27 min to get from Helsinki to Ventspils, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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There are 237+ hotels available in Ventspils. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Ventspils.
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  • Distance: 227.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 27 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 12 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
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 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tallinn to Pärnu
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
elron.ee
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
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus from Zolitūdes iela to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
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
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
peatus.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 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $44
Cabin
$55
Viking Line
St Peters Line

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