There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Latvia and Finland operated by 1 ferry company – Tallink Silja. The Riga to Helsinki ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 18 hours 45 minutes.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Latvia Finland crossing between Riga and Helsinki.
The Republic of Latvia lies in the Baltic region of northern Europe, bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus, with a western shoreline on the Baltic Sea.
Latvia’s diverse and beautiful landscape attracts a wide variety of visitors ranging from chilled out sun-seekers to avid explorers. It boasts 500 kilometres of stunning coastline and white sand beaches, as well as vast forested areas covering roughly half of the country’s landmass.
It’s capital and most popular tourist spot, Riga is a UNESCO World Heritage Site defined by cobbled streets and magnificent Gothic spires. It also offers a vibrant art-nouveau scene, so be sure to visit some of the excellent galleries. Keep an eye out for the trendy bars and cafes, too.
With a number of ports dotted along its coastline, there’s plenty of choice when it comes to travelling by ferry from Latvia. Numerous routes are available to international destinations across the Baltic Sea, which are all operated by leading ferry companies.
Finland is a country and large peninsula in northern Europe, with Sweden to the west and Russia to the east.
‘The land of a thousand lakes’, which is actually speckled with around 187,888, is also known as ‘the land of a thousand islands’, making it one of Europe’s true great wildernesses. Also, given the vast volumes of water in Finland, it offers sublime kayaking and canoeing, too.
The capital, Helsinki sits on a large south coast harbour and is by far the most densely populated area in Finland. It boasts a fully flourished art scene alongside an innovative gastronomic culture, with highly trained chefs serving locally sourced food served in brand new eateries all over the city.
With numerous routes from Sweden across the Gulf of Bothnia, from Eastern Europe across the Gulf of Finland and from Germany across the Baltic Sea, travelling by ferry is a great way to reach the Finnish shores. These routes are operated by a wealth of excellent ferry companies, operating large fleets of luxurious vessels.