How to get there
Schedules and duration of the trip
The waterbus service to Suomenlinna and Lonna island is operated by FRS Finland Oy. The waterbus service to the fortress runs from May until the end of September. Trip to the fortress with a waterbus takes about 20 minutes. Please see FRS Finland website for detailed schedules.
New line! FRS Finland’s Western Archipelago Route transports visitors from Nokkala Lighthouse in Espoo through Lonna and Suomenlinna to Kalasatama and back. See the full route on FRS Finland’s website and take a summer sea cruise! Please see the Western Archipelago Route line and schedules on FRS Finland’s website.
The waterbus departs from the Market Square, Lyypekinlaituri pier near Esplanadi Park.
In Suomenlinna, the waterbus departs from the Artillery Bay pier and also stops at the King’s Gate. Some waterbus departures stop at Lonna island on the way to Suomenlinna from the Market Square.
To reduce emissions, we recommend that you use public transport to get to the Market Square. There are very few parking places around the Market Square.
Tickets to the waterbus are bought from the waterbus operator, either online on the webshop or on board the bus. Open webshop from here. HSL public transport tickets are not valid on the waterbus.