There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Germany and Finland operated by 1 ferry company – Finnlines. The Travemunde to Helsinki ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 29 hours 30 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 Germany Finland crossing between Travemunde and Helsinki.
Germany is a large nation in west-central Europe, known for its spellbinding landscapes, rich history and iconic cuisine.
Aside from the stereotypical Bavarian culture of beer, sausage and pretzels found in the south, Germany is a hugely diverse country, offering something for everyone. The capital, Berlin has architectural masterpieces, the famous black forest covers the west, whilst the Alps on the southern border offer great skiing spots.
Remnants of the country’s long history can be found almost anywhere, too, whether you’re strolling past the Berlin Wall, touring a World War II museum or marvelling at a medieval hilltop fortress.
With a coastline stretching almost 2,500 kilometres, Germany has a wide selection of ports to choose from. There are numerous ferry routes provided to Scandinavia and the Baltic nations, making it an excellent transport hub for northeast Europe.
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.