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best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

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best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

hello people,

should i take a ferry, airplane to helsinki? i have a big luggage with me.

whats the best option to ride a ferry or airplane?

is the ferry port near the city center? what time does the ferry leaves?. what time do you need to be at the port area?

if i take the plane how long is the flight and what airlines should i fly?

if i take the ferry, how long is the trip? thanks

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1. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

Airlines: Norwegian is usually cheapest, but check out Finnair also. It's a short flight, roughly like Manila-Legazpi. You can check on the airlines' websites if your luggage would cause you extra expense.

There are two ferries to Helsinki: Silja Line and Viking Line. Their terminals are in different places, both near the center but not really in it. Both ferries are overnight (saves you the price of a hotel), leaving Stockholm in the afternoon and arriving next morning around 10 AM. You can save money by booking a return trip (called 'cruise' on their websites) as these are cheaper than a one-way ticket. Totoo yan! The ferry trip is also very beautiful, passing through several island groups.

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2. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

ok, will check it out. salamat!

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3. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

the ferrys going to tallinn is also Silja Line and Viking Line or they have other ferrys for tallinn? thanks

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4. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

Only TallinkSilja to Tallinn.

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5. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

is the a, b, class rooms are common rooms at TallinkSilja or you can book the whole cabin by yourself? thanks

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6. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

As I told you before, if you book a 'cruise' (balikan) you get a whole cabin to yourself. And it's cheaper than a one-way ticket.

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ok. got it. thanks

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can i book a cruise for a family cabin to myself? thanks

the a premuim class is sold out already.

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9. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

Hi, I will be going from Stockholm to Helsinki. Which is better: the Silja line or the Viking line? Thanks

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10. Re: best option ferry or plane going to helsinki

There are different opinions regarding Viking vs Silja as can be seen in this recent thread.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g18985…

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