Finnlines current coronavirus information
The Finnlines shipping company, like many other ferry companies, has been affected by the consequences of the pandemic caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Currently, the ferries of the Finnish shipping company, which belongs to Grimaldi Lines, operate only with cargo traffic on to various routes. Here you will find an overview of the shipping company’s handling of the coronavirus.
These Finnlines ferries & connections are affected
|Ferry Helsinki – Travemünde||travels according to schedule|
|Kapellskär – Langnäs ferry||travels as planned – 14 days quarantine to entry for German tourists|
|Kapellskär – Naantali ferry||travels as planned – 14 days quarantine to entry for German tourists|
|Langnäs – Kapellskär ferry||travels according to schedule|
|Ferry Langnäs – Naantali||travels according to schedule|
|Ferry Malmö – Travemünde||travels according to schedule|
|Ferry Naantali – Kapellskar||travels according to schedule|
|Ferry Naantali – Langnäs||travels according to schedule|
|Ferry Travemünde – Helsinki||travels as planned – 14 days quarantine to entry for German tourists|
|Travemünde – Malmö ferry||travels according to schedule|
current Finnlines Corona information
Finnlines and shipping in general play an important role for the companies they serve. Due to the increasing impact of the coronavirus pandemic to public health systems, economies, and businesses, the reliable movement of vital goods (e.g., medicines, food, and other export and import commodities) and people is our top priority.
Finnlines closely monitors the development of the coronavirus situation and follows the guidelines and instructions of national and international health authorities.
During these extraordinary times, we care about the health and safety of our employees, customers, subcontractors and business partners, while ensuring that all operations run as smoothly as possible.
Despite the coronavirus epidemic, Finnlines cargo and passenger vessels are operating as scheduled. The rules for border traffic and entry into the various countries are constantly being adapted. Please make sure yourself that you are authorized to enter the chosen destination country before you start your trip.
Travel restrictions Finland
For connections to Finland to there is a restriction that travelers from Germany must self-quarantine for 14 days to entering the country since Aug. 24, 2020. This regulation is valid for the time being until September 6, 2020. You can read the exact details on to pages of the Finnish authorities.
Travel restrictions Germany
The travel restrictions for Germany are lifted as of June 15, 2020. Entry into Germany to possible without good cause. You can find more information on to website of the German Foreign Office.
Travel restrictions Sweden
There are currently no entry restrictions for passengers in Sweden. All routes to and to Sweden are operated normally.
Cancellation and rebooking of booked tickets
Whether and in what form you can change or even cancel your booked ferry ticket with Finnlines and with what costs this is associated, from on various factors.
- When did you book your Finnlines ferry?
- When is the trip originally scheduled to take place?
- In which tariff did you book your ferry connection?
- What are the current entry requirements in the destination country at the time of your trip?
- Are there any travel warnings from the foreign office?
- Have you purchased trip cancellation insurance?
Depending on how you answer these questions, there are several options for your rebooking or cancellation.
The best way to do this is to simply contact Finnlines. Here they will be able to tell you directly and exactly to to your booking, what you can do.