Helsinki Cruises

Helsinki Cruise

Start planning your cruise from Helsinki or choose an itinerary that includes this celebrated city as a destination to explore

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is an enchanting MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination. This charismatic capital is celebrated for its elegant Neoclassical facades, historical museums, and leafy tree-lined boulevards.

MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:

· City Centre
· Helsinki Cruise Discovery
· Finnish Nature Centre Haltia

Affectionately known as the White City of the North, Helsinki is a capital that begs to be discovered. Take an MSC Cruises excursion to its characterful centre where you can shop bustling Market Square, cast your gaze upon Helsinki Cathedral (with its striking green domes and bright white columns), or visit the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Cruises from / to Helsinki in 2023

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INTRODUCTION TO HELSINKI
  • Category: BYTUR
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: HSK01
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HELSINKI BY BOAT
  • Category: NATURSKØNNE VEJE
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Code: HSK04
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SOUMENLINNA FORTRESS (approximately 3,5 hours)
  • Category: KULTUR OG HISTORIE
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: HSK05
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THE OLD VILLAGE OF PORVOO & HELSINKI
  • Category: KULTUR OG HISTORIE
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: HSK07
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HELSINKI & WINTER WONDERLAND EXPERIENCE - 4 hours
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: HSK08
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HELSINKI HIGHLIGHT AND FINNISH TAR PRESENTATION
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: HSK11
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WINTER WONDERLAND EXPERIENCE & HELSINKI
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: HSK12
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REINDEER FEEDING & HELSINKI PANORAMIC
  • Category: NATURLIGE UNDERVÆRKER
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: HSK16
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BAT MAT BOAT SAFARI
  • Category: AKTIV & EVENTYR
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: HSK18
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MEDIEVAL PORVOO & HELSINKI SIGHTSEEING
  • Category: BYTUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Code: HSK19
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EVENING CANAL CRUISE WITH SPARKLING WINE
  • Category: NATURSKØNNE VEJE
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Code: HSK21
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PROTECTOURS: UPCYCLING WORKSHOP IN HELSINKI
  • Category: MSC PROTECTOURS
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Code: HSK23
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TUK-TUK EXPERIENCE
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Code: HSK26
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SEURASAARI ISLAND, FINNISH TRADITIONS AND HELSINKI HIGHLIGHTS
  • Category: KULTUR OG HISTORIE
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: HSK28
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PROTECTOURS: THE HELSINKI REUSE CENTRE, RECYCLING AND SUSTAINABILITY
  • Category: MSC PROTECTOURS
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Code: HSK46
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HELSINKI AND LAKE DISTRICT BY PEDAL POWER
  • Category: MSC BIKE ADVENTOURS
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Code: HSKBK1
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E-BIKE TOUR OF HELSINKI AND THE LAKES
  • Category: MSC BIKE ADVENTOURS
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Code: HSKBK2
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Reach the Port

When arriving by train to Helsinki Central Railwaystation. A tram stop is located right in front of the main entrance. You will need a HSL ticket (AB ticket) either from the HSL app or a ticket machine in the railwaystation. Take tram 6, direction Eiranta which runs every 15 min and step off at the final stop, Eiranta. Walk by the sea following the road Hernesaarenranta 1km until you reach the terminal.

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport is about a 40 minute drive away from the terminal by car. Inside of the airport there are taxi signs, follow these towards the correct entrance where taxis are available 24/7.
If you would rather take public transport follow the signs inside of the airport towards train tracks which are underneath the airport. You will need to buy a HSL ticket (ABC ticket) from the HSL app or the nearby ticket machines. Take the near trains I or P, direction Helsinki Central Railwaystation. The train ride will take about 35 minutes. When arriving at the railway station continue on tram 6, direction Eiranta.

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