There is scheduled ferry traffic to Isosaari from the June until the middle of September. The safe m/s Viapori Helsinki’s coolest waterbus, operates from the Helsinki Market square to Isosaari. Spacious indoor sitting areas, sundeck and a pram park. The vessel has a bar with A-license and a cafe where you can get a snack on the ferry trip.

You must pay tickets in advance online. The price of the ticket always includes a sauna. There is only one departure per day (Fri-Sat in midsummer two departures).

The key to the sauna lockers is obtained from the Upseerikerho restaurant against a deposit. (2o e cash or driving license). You can find additional information about saunas here.

Guided tours start in front of the Upseerikerho on public cruise days as follows: On Fridays on scheduled traffic days at 11 a.m. and on Saturdays on scheduled traffic days at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., meeting at the Upseerikerho. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the ticket office.

Unfortunately, electric wheelchairs do not fit safely. A standard wheelchair can accommodate in the vessel. The vessel does not have a lift. Dogs are welcome on board. On the island dogs must be kept all the time. The journey to Isosaari takes about 40 minutes. Please remember that weather conditions can affect on travel time. Be ready for a longer trip if there is challenging weather outside.

The direct phone number to the m/s Viapori is 050 477 5028. Phone is only answered when ferry is in traffic.

Please, do not call to ask about schedules unless something is really unclear. Updated schedules are on this site! Telephone calls are congesting telephone especially on Saturdays and Sundays so that important calls do not pass through. Thank you!

Schedule 2023

10.6-18.6 Sat-Sun

10:00 from Market Square
15:15 from Isosaari to Market Square
16:00 Arrival at the Market Square

23.6-6.8 Tue-Sun
10:00 from Market Square
15:15 Isosaari to Market Square
16:00 Arrival at the Market Square

In addition to Fri-Sat, evening departure:

13:45 from Market Square
20:15 from Isosaari to Market Square
21:00 Arrival at the Market Square

In addition to tickets, you can buy a guided tour and a tent spot in the online store.

The sauna is included in the price of the route ticket. The sauna is open from 13:00 to 15:00 and 23.6 and from 13:00 to 20:15 on Fri-Sat.

Departure from the Market Square

The new harbor to Isosaari is Helsinki Market Square (Lyypekinlaituri).