Travel and lodging

Travel

There are plenty of departures and various travel options daily from Sweden, Finland and Tallinn, which you can choose from to get to Åland. Most visitors take the ferry but you can also choose a flight to get to our island.

One of the fastest trips to Åland is Eckerö Linjen which starts in Swedish Grisslehamn and arrives at Berghamn, Eckerö. The boat trip only takes two hours.
Go to their website on contact them by phone, number 0175 258 00 (in Sweden) or +358 18 28300 (in Åland).

 

Day trip from Sweden

You can easily come from Sweden just for a day!
M / S Eckerö departs from Grisslehamn at. 10.00 (local time) and arrive at Berghamn, Eckerö at 13.00 (local time). From the terminal to the Semesterloppet it´s only about 2km walk so the you can leave the car in Sweden.
At 18.30 (local time) the boat returns to Sweden, and arrive in Grisslehamn again at 19.30 (local time)

Price example for an adult
Boat roundtrip: 110 SEK
On the way to Åland you can choose to eat their popular brunch for 150 SEK. Their “Skärgårdbordet” (buffet), which costs 255 SEK, can be an alternative for the return trip if you have not already eaten for example the burger buffet in Käringsund

 


      

Also Viking Line is happy to help you with both travel and accommodation to several sports events at Åland
Find out more about their offerings on the following pages:

Participants from Sweden:
https://www.vikingline.se/destinationer/aland/se-och-upplev/motionslopp/
https://www.vikingline.se/hitta-resa/

Participants from Finland:
In Swedish
https://www.vikingline.fi/sv-fi/destinationer/aland/se-och-upplev/motionslopp-pa-aland/
https://www.vikingline.fi/sv-fi/hitta-resa/
In Finnish
https://www.vikingline.fi/matkakohteet/ahvenanmaa/nahtavaa-ja-koettavaa/kuntokilpailut-ahvenanmaalla/
https://www.vikingline.fi/valitse-matka/


Become a Viking Club member  to get the best offers and collect bonuses from your travels!
Read more and join at https://www.vikingline.se/viking-line-club/ (Sweden) or https://www.vikingline.fi/viking-club/ (Finland)

 

Transportation Mariehamn – Eckerö – Mariehamn

Leave the car in town and come to Eckerö by bus!
With Ålandstrafikens bus line 1 can you go from Mariehamns bus station for example at 12.20 pm (will be in Eckerö at 1 pm) and back again from Eckero at 6.15pm (in Mariehamn at 6.50 pm) or 22.45 pm (in Mariehamn at 23.30 pm)

One way cost 4,50€/ adult!
Note! You can only pay with cash at the bus!

 

Lodging

Åland offers a variety of accommodations in different price categories – from luxury hotels to simple overnight cabin or a place in a marina.

Besides trips both  Eckerö Linjen and Viking Line also can help you with accommodations.

 


For those traveling from Finland:
Travel and lodging can also be booked via Ålandsresor. Read more or contact them by phone  +3581828040.

 

Semesterloppet – accommodation package

You can also choose to stay at Käringsund Resort & Conference, which is the competition center for the event.
You can for example choose the  Semesterloppet- package that includes following:
* comfortable accommodation in a cottage at the competition area
* two nights in the cottage incl. bedlinen and hamburger buffet
* possible
to book  additional nights after the race for 20% discount

Visit their website for more information and booking!


Käringsund Resort & Conference

 

On Visit Åland website you can also familiarize yourself with various accommodation and other activities and experiences in Åland.