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Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is located in the southern part of Finland on the shore of the Gulf of Finland by the Baltic Sea. The freight port of Helsinki is the largest harbour in Finland and the second largest in the Nordic countries. The Port of Helsinki is Finland's hub port for commercial cargo and passenger traffic. Over 9 million passengers and over 10 million tons of cargo pass through the Helsinki ferry port each year.

Helsinki Routes

Helsinki Ferry Port Facilities

The port of Helsinki oversees three harbours.

Whilst Vuosaari Harbour is the main cargo port, both the North and South harbour also handle cargo traffic as well as passenger traffic.

Drivers facilities will vary depending on the terminal but include shops, restuarants, drivers rest areas and showers.


Getting to Helsinki

From Lahti/Porvoo: Take the motorway to Helsinki, then follow the signs leading to the centre for about 1.5 km. Turn right (Centre: Keskusta) and follow Varastokatu. After approximately 1.7 km you will reach Sörnäisten rantatie. Continue following the signs leading to the centre. When you reach Pohjoislaituri , take the right lane and follow the signs leading to Katajanokka (ship symbol).

From Tampere/Hämeenlinna: Take Hämeenlinnantie to Helsinki, follow the signs leading to the centre all the way to Mannerheimintie. After approximately 5 km you will see a white, round building (Svenska teatern) on your left side, turn left and follow Eteläesplanadi to the Market Square, then follow the signs leading to Katajanokka.

From Pori: When you reach the roundabout in Pitäjänmäki, start following the signs to the centre. After approximately 1 km you will come to Mannerheimintie. From here follow the same instructions as above (from Tampere).

From Turku: Take the motorway to Helsinki and then follow the signs leading to the centre (ship symbol). When you reach Mannerheimintie after about 2.5 km, follow the same instructions as above (from Tampere).

From Hanko: Take the motorway to Helsinki and then follow the signs leading to the centre (ship symbol). Drive by the harbour and turn left into a tunnel on Uudenmaankatu. When you reach the end of Uudenmaankatu turn left and you will see a white, round building (Svenska teatern) in front of you. From here follow the same instructions as above (from Tampere).


Useful Information

Helsinki Port Authority.

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