The ferry traffic in the Åland archipelago operates along four routes. The routes connects the archipelago municipalities with mainland Åland as well as mainland Finland.
The northern line (Norra linjen) operates between Hummelvik, Vårdö and Vuosnainen (Osnäs), in Kustavi (Gustavs) on mainland Finland. The ferries along the northern line stops at the islands Enklinge, Kumlinge, Lappo and Torsholma. From Torshomla you travel by land to Åva and between Åva and Jurmo you travel with a ferry. From Åva the ferry takes you onward to Vuosnainen (Osnäs), in Kustavi (Gustavs).
The southern line (Södra linjen) operates between Långnäs, Lumparland and Galtby, Korppoo on mainland FInland. The ferries along the northern line stops at the islands Föglö (Överö), Sottunga, Husö, Kyrkogårdsö and Kökar.
The cross line (Tvärgående linjen) operates between Långnäs, Lumparland and Snäckö, Kumlinge. The cross line connetcs the northern and southern line without having to travel through mainland Åland.
The Föglö line (Föglölinjen) operates the short passage between Svinö, Lumparland and Degerby, Föglö. Unless you travel on the early morning departures or late in the evening you don't need to book the passage. Check the timtable which departures need to be announced beforehand directly to the ferry!
For more information about the archipelago municipalities, please visit the Official Tourist Gateway of Åland Visitaland.com
Ferries connecting Åland from Finland and Sweden:
- Viking Line (Turku/Helsinki-Åland-Stockholm) (Åland-Kapellskär-Stockholm)
- Tallink Silja (Turku/Helsinki-Åland-Stockholm)
- Eckerö Linjen (Åland-Grisslehamn-Stockholm)
- Birka Cruises (Åland-Stockholm)