Note: The ferry ticket includes free use of the sauna Haapala during season 2019 (value 10 € per person)!
There is scheduled ferry traffic to Isosaari and Vallisaari from the beginning of May until the end of September. The safe M/s Isosaari, Helsinki’s largest archipelago ferry, operates from the Helsinki Market square to Vallisaari and Isosaari. The ferry has a cafe/bar with right to serve alcohol, spacious indoor sitting areas and large sundecks, a pram park and a ball pit for children. The trip to Vallisaari takes about 20 minutes and to Isosaari about 50 minutes. Ferry service outside the main season is operated with the smaller m/s Kajava. The first and the last connection are usually operated with the ferry m/s Vire.
We recommend you buy your tickets in advance online, so we can guarantee there will be space for you on the ferry. Please note that if you have bought your ticket in advance, you need to arrive at the dock 10 minutes before the departure time. The ferries run on time, even though on sunny days they may be crowded at times. However, there may be some need to queue for the services on the islands. You can also spend the night in Isosaari, either in the hotel boat or in your own tent. The sauna is free on days of scheduled ferry traffic.
The ferry departs from the Helsinki Market Square, from the dock on the west side of the ferry terminal for the Suomenlinna fortress island (map below).
The direct phone number to the M/s Isosaari boat (phone only answered when ferry is in traffic) in +358 (0)45 145 5946.
Please note, that there is no scheduled ferry traffic during 1.10.-31.4.! Charter cruises can be arranged for groups.
Market Square – Isosaari
Adults, return ticket … 18 €
Children, return ticket … 9 € (7-16 years)
Adults, one way … 10 €
Children, one way … 5 € (7-16 years)
Family ticket … 54 € (2 adults and 3 children)
Golf-cruises … 65 € (with your own boat 50 €)
Season ticket, adults … 220 € (Unlimited travel!)
Season ticket, children … 60 € (Unlimited travel!)
Market Square – Vallisaari
Adults, return ticket … 10 €
Children, return ticket … 5 € (7-16 years)
Adults, one way … 6 €
Children, one way … 3 € (7-16 years)
Market Square – Vallisaari & Isosaari
Adults … 20 €
Children … 10 € (7-16 years)
The combination ticket is valid on all departures. Choose your preferred departure time from the Market Square, ferry between the islands and return time to the Market Square.
Departure times from ports
21.6-11.8 Every day
Please note! The departure times from ports are meant to facilitate with planning your departures and returns from the islands. These schedules only refer to the traffic during high season, since it is easier to to check the main schedule for departures during May and September (above).