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). You have time to participate in the race and enjoy a good dinner on the terrace after the award ceremony.
Price example for an adult
Boat roundtrip: 150 SEK
On the way to Åland you can choose to eat their popular brunch for 190 SEK. Their “Skärgårdbordet” (buffet), which costs 285 SEK, can be an alternative for the return trip if you have not already eaten for example the pizzabuffet 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 Finland:
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 23.15 pm (in Mariehamn at 23.45 pm)
One way cost 2,50€/ adult! You can pay with cash or bank card on the bus
Åland offers a variety of accommodations in different price categories – from luxury hotels to simple overnight cabin or a place in a marina.
For those traveling from Finland:
Travel and lodging can also be booked via Ålandsresor. Read more or contact them by phone +3581828040.
Käringsund Resort & Conference
You can also choose to stay at Käringsund Resort & Conference, which is the competition center for the event.
This year the Barnens helg (Children’s weekend) will be organized the same weekend in Käringsund, with i.a. performances for both young and old on Saturday.
The accommodation package Semesterloppet that can be booked for the weekend includes the i.a. the following:
- 2 night in a cottage by your choice
- pizzabuffet (1/ guest) on Saturday
- bed linen
- final cleaning
- extra nights can be booked with 20% discount
Visit their website for more information about i.a other accommodation options!
Käringsund Resort & Conference
Åland in general…
On Visit Åland website you can also familiarize yourself with various accommodation and other activities and experiences in Åland.