Travelling through Scandinavia can be a wonderful and unique experience, with beautiful landscapes, rich culture and friendly locals. Ferries are a convenient and efficient way to travel around the Scandinavian countries and islands. They offer regular schedules and multiple departure points, so you can plan your trip to suit your own schedule. One of the biggest advantages of ferries in Scandinavia is the ability to visit multiple destinations in one trip. For example, you can take a ferry from Norway to Denmark and then on to Sweden or Finland.
Another advantage is the ability to reach remote and hard-to-reach destinations. Ferries offer a unique experience off the beaten track to many of the islands in the region that are only accessible by ferry. Most ferries are also equipped with various facilities such as restaurants, cafés and shops, making the journey comfortable and enjoyable.
Ferry connections to Norway, Sweden and Finland at NORDEUROPA 2023
A ferry crossing in Scandinavia is a convenient and efficient way to travel around the region and experience the different cultures and landscapes of the Scandinavian countries. It is a great option for those who want to see multiple destinations in one trip, reach remote destinations and have a comfortable journey. At our online sales event NORDEUROPA 2023 this year, many ferry suppliers are taking part. Here we present a selection of them:
Color Line is Norway's largest shipping company for international passenger and freight traffic to and from Norway and one of Europe's leading short sea shipping lines. Color Line offers European short sea shipping. The Color Line shipping company operates seven ships on four international routes between Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. The routes are the Oslo-Kiel route, the routes from Larvik and Kristiansand to Hirtshals and the Sandefjord-Strømstad route between Norway and Sweden.
Eckerö Line Ab Oy
Eckerö Line offers a fast and convenient ferry connection between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland. Combining these two beautiful capitals on one trip works both ways: From Tallinn you can effortlessly make a short trip to Helsinki and vice versa.
Destination Gotland handles ferry traffic between the island of Gotland and the Swedish mainland. The Hanseatic city of Visby is the port on Gotland, and the ferries go to Oskarshamn and Nynäshamn. It is both a transfer company and a destination marketing company. Destination Gotland focuses on the German-speaking market and, in addition to contracts for the ferries, also offers accommodation and sights on the island to visit and experience. Nature, culture and local food are the main themes.
Fjord Line AS
Fjord Line was founded in 1993 and, with a market share of 21%, is Norway's second largest shipping company in international passenger traffic and freight traffic between Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The young ferry company, which grew strongly in the years before Covid-19, expanded its fleet with new, modern ships, and expanded its route network. This has provided guests and freight customers with exceptional service and value for money. Fjord Line's four ships operate five routes between Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Finnlines - Germany
Finnlines is one of the largest liner shipping companies in Northern Europe and operates sea transport services mainly in the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Connections are offered with passenger freighters between Germany and Finland, Germany and Sweden, and from Sweden to Finland via the Åland Islands.