Take a boat from the Market Square to Suomenlinna, Lonna, Vallisaari or the beautiful Eastern Helsinki and Western Archipelago or Espoo archipelago.

Island Hopping including Suomenlinna and Vallisaari

Guided tourTransport

Hop from island to island with a ferry ticket from Helsinki to Suomenlinna, Lonna, and Vallisaari. Spend a day exploring the islands at your own pace with regular departures throughout the day.

Adult €25.00 Child €12.50 Free with the Pass!


Keisarinluodonlaituri 1
00170 Helsinki


FRS Finland Oy operates Helsinki’s newest route between Nokkalan majakka and Kalasatama from June to September. The Western Archipelago Route is the only waterway that connects the archipelago destinations of Espoo and Helsinki. Along the journey, you can enjoy the beautiful archipelago and make stops, for instance, at Lonna to dine or at Vallisaari to admire the nature. Many flexible departures per day and snacks and drinks available for purchase onboard. Enjoy a cup of coffee or cold beer on our sun deck and let yourself be pampered by our friendly staff. The total duration of the cruise is about 2 hours. During the trip you can get to know the islands of Espoo and Helsinki, where you can stop or alternatively enjoy the whole cruise from Nokkala to Kalasatama.

Western Archipelago piers:

1. Nokkala (leaves nearby Nokkalan majakka) 

2. Haukilahti (Haukilahti marina) 

3. Lonna (scheduled traffic harbor)  

4. Suomenlinna (Artillery Bay) 

5. Vallisaari (Torpedo Bay) 

6. Kruunuvuorentanta 

7. Kalasatama (Parrulaituri 20)

With the day-ticket you may also use the blue and green lines shown on the map. They operate directly to the islands of Suomenlinna, Lonna and Vallisaari from Market Square. This means you could for example use the red line to travel from Espoo to Vallisaari, and then use the green line to get to the Market Square!


Please check the website for routes and time table.


FRS Finland water bus to Suomenlinna fortress island. 

The one-way trip between the Market place and Suomenlinna takes approximately 20 minutes. The operator does not commit to using a specific vessel and can exchange this to a larger or smaller one, for example due to weather, technical problems or other reasons.

Dogs are also welcome on board! The departure pier is in Market Square, Keisarinluodonlaituri, next to our sightseeing pier (red flag sightseeing).

Thematic of the place


Access conditions

  • Access by bus
  • Access by car
  • Access by tram
  • Access on foot


FRS Finland water bus to Suomenlinna fortress island.

Visit Suomenlinna, one of the largest sea fortresses in the world with a round-trip ferry ticket from Helsinki. FRS brings you to the centre of Suomenlinna with short walking distances. Enjoy a coffee or a cold beer onboard. Many departures throughout the day, minimum frequency of departures 30 minutes.