Viking Line’s Finland passenger sailings to resume on May 14

Viking Line’s Finland passenger sailings to resume on May 14

Photo: Viking Line

As a result of the Finnish government’s decision on May 4 to gradually ease some of the restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Viking Line will open up passenger service again for essential traffic entering the country starting May 14.

Essential traffic includes travel for work and other travel defined by the Finnish authorities. The restrictions are in effect until May 31, 2020.

Four of Viking Line’s seven vessels will continue their service between Finland and Sweden, the Åland Islands, and Estonia. People will be able to continue travelling as usual between the Finnish mainland and Åland.

Viking Grace and Amorella will serve the Turku–Åland–Stockholm route, Rosella will operate along the Mariehamn–Kapellskär route, and Gabriella will sail between Helsinki and Tallinn. Viking XPRS, which normally operates between Helsinki and Tallinn, will be out of service until May 31.

Viking Line added that the service between Helsinki and Stockholm will be suspended until at least May 31 while cruises from Stockholm to Mariehamn on Viking Cinderella will be suspended until at least June 15.

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