Experience the newest and finest route in the Helsinki and Espoo archipelago!

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.

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One day ticket – all routes

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One day ticket entitles you to move however you want on the line and also to use our direct waterbus to Market Square from Suomenlinna (blue line) and Vallisaari (green line).

From Nokkala to Kalasatama – A Two-Hour Sea Adventure

FRS Finland Oy operates Helsinki’s newest route between Nokkalan majakka and Kalasatama from June to September. The Western Archipelago Route is the only water transport route that connects the archipelago destinations of Espoo and Helsinki. On the way you can enjoy the beautiful archipelago and stop in Lonna to eat or admire nature in Vallisaari.

tyttö tutkii vallisaaren karttaaThe Western Archipelago Route runs: Nokkala – Haukilahti – Lonna – Suomenlinna – Vallisaari – Kruunuvuorenranta – Kalasatama.

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.

By Boat to Helsinki, By Bike to Espoo

Spend a nice day on boat and go on a one-way cruise from Espoo to Kalasatama and back by bike! Plan your own day, schedules below!

Cafe and Bar onboard

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During the cruise, the café offers snacks and drinks. With its A-license, the ship is permitted to serve all kinds of alcoholic beverages.

Secure your spot on the vessel!

Buy tickets in the online store to secure a place on the vessel. Note! Limited places on board. Tickets can also be bought on the vessel, but we will take those who bought a ticket from the online store on board first.

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There are only 4 bike spaces per departure and you always have to buy a ticket for the bike in advance. There is 1 wheelchair space and there is no handicapped toilet on board. Baby strollers can be folded on the ship without extra charge.

Phone Connection to the Ship

The ship’s own telephone is answered only when the ship is in traffic. If this number is not answered, call the general customer service number: +358 10 202 3780 Mon-Fri from 9 am to 3 pm. You can also send questions by e-mail to info@frs-finland.fi.

Payment Methods

Please pay for the trips with a debit card (preferably by local payment methods. Visa, MasterCard, and Visa Electron are accepted).

Cash payment is possible in emergencies, but please have exact change ready.


Traffic days: 8.6-23.6 SAT-SUN, 28.6-11.8 TUE-SUN, 17.8-8.9 SAT-SUN. Passenger numbers and weather conditions can affect on the schedule.

Departure:↓ Departure:↓
Nokkala 09.40 ↓ 14.15 → 14.20 ↓ 19.10
Hauki­­lahti 09.50 ↓ 14.05 ↑ 14.30 ↓ 19.00 ↑
Lonna 11.00 ↓ 12.55 ↑ 15.35 ↓ 17.50 ↑
Suomen­­linna, Artillery Bay 11.15 ↓ 12.45 ↑ 15.45 ↓ 17.35 ↑
Valli­­saari, Torpedo Bay 11.25 ↓ 12.30 ↑ 16.00 ↓ 17:20 ↑
Kruunu­­­vuoren­­­ranta 11.35 ↓ 12.15 ↑ 16.15 ↓ 17.00 ↑
Kala­­satama 11.55 → 12.00 ↑ 16.35 → 16.45 ↑
Departure:↑ Departure:↑

SunSet Cruise, only on Fridays 28.6-9.8: Haukilahti klo 19->Nokkala klo 19.15->Market Square klo 20:30


Western Archipelago Route: 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!

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Dayticket (hole route) ADULT 25€

Familyticket hole route (2 adults and max 3 children) 60€

Kalasatama – Kruunuvuorenranta ADULT one-way 3€

Kalasatama/Kruunuvuorenranta – Lonna/Suomenlinna ADULT return 12€

Kalasatama/Kruunuvuorenranta – Vallisaari ADULT return 16€

Friday Sunset Cruise ADULT one-way 15€

Note! All tickets (except Kalasatama – Kruunuvuoreranta) include return on Western Archipelago route or return to Market Square.

Children 7-17 years half-price

Pensioners, students and conscript soldiers -10%

Children under 7 years for free with adult. Bike 5€ (if there is space). Strollers are included free of charge. Pets are welcome on board! Ask more from the vessel, by email or by calling! We accept cash, debit cards and the most common credit cards. In cash payment, please reserve a flat rate for your trip.


+358102023780 weekdays from 9 to 15 or info@frs-finland.fi. We answer as soon as possible!


myynti@frs-finland.fi or offer request





M/s Gädda +358 45 615 1632
M/s Isosaari II +358 50 471 3092
M/s Kajava +358 50 300 9736
M/s Koskelo +358 50 471 5626
M/s Okeanos +358 50 338 6661
M/s Taxen +358 50 342 4569
M/s Taxen II +358 50 3019154
M/s Tuulispää +358 45 615 1633
M/s Viapori +358 50 477 5028
M/S Vire +358 45 615 1634
M/s Wellamo +358 50 300 9781

We answer only when the vessels are in traffic.


You can inquire about lost property from vessels by phone or from customer service info@frs-finland.fi