Ferries to and from Umea

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Umeå, in the heart of Sweden, attracts visitors with its cultural diversity and lively streets. Experience the Picture Museum with contemporary art and the Västerbottens Museum of Regional History. Umeå University brings a breath of fresh air to the city. Discover the opera and enjoy local specialties in cozy cafés. Umeå is the gateway to the Nordic nature, ideal for outdoor activities.

Timetable, Prices & Availability

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Ferry connections from & to Umea

Here you see an overview of all ferry routes which currently call at the port of Umea:

Route Country of origin & country of destination Number & Duration
Ferry Umea – Vaasa SwedenFinland 11 times a week
4 hours 30 minutes
Ferry Vaasa – Umea FinlandSweden 11 times a week
4 hours 30 minutes

Brief information harbour Umea

Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish
Currency: Swedish krona (SEK)
Time zone: Europe/Stockholm, CET (Central European Time)

Addresses & Arrival

To make your journey to Umea easier, you will find all the important addresses in the ferry port of Umea here.

Address ferry harbour Umea

Street: Blå vägen 4
Postcode & city: 913 32 Holmsund, Umeå
Country: Sweden
GPS: 63.681164, 20.339538

Ferry terminals & other addresses

Provider Address
Wasaline Wasaline ferry terminal check-in
Blå vägen 4
913 32 Holmsund, Umeå
GPS: 63.683836, 20.339143
(Latitude, Longitude)
Parking lot Parking lot at the ferry port
Blå vägen
913 32 Holmsund, Umeå
GPS: 63.680461, 20.339609
(Latitude, Longitude)
E-charging station Vattenfall Charging Station - 2x CCS 120 kW, 4x Type2 22 kW
907 43 Umeå
GPS: 63.799024, 20.301587
(Latitude, Longitude)
Motorhome parking space Fläse Camping
Fritidsvägen 69
913 42 Obbola
GPS: 63.660547, 20.287311
(Latitude, Longitude)

Travel information

Getting to Umea ferry port by car

If you are traveling by car to the Umea ferry terminal in Holmsund, follow the roads in the direction you are coming from:

  • From the north (e.g. Skellefteå): Take the E4 south and then change to the E12, which will take you directly to the ferry port in Holmsund.
  • From the south (e.g. Sundsvall): Drive north on the E4 and then change to the E12. Follow the signs to the harbor in Holmsund.

Arrival by bus & train

The ferry port of Umea is well connected to the public transport network. The nearest bus stop is “Holmsund färjeterminal” and the train station is “Holmsund station”. Check the current timetables for buses and trains.

Arrival by plane

Umea Airport (UME) is the nearest airport. You can take a cab from the airport to Umea ferry port, the journey takes about 15 minutes.

Karte vom Fährhafen Umea

Map from Umea
Map from Umea

Travel guide: Umeå: The cultural heart of the north

Discover Umeå, a vibrant city in northern Sweden, known for its rich culture, modern art and beautiful nature. As one of Sweden’s leading university cities, Umeå pulsates with youthful energy and innovation.

Places of interest and excursions

There is a lot to see and experience in Umeå. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Bildmuseet: A museum for contemporary art and visual culture, known for its impressive exhibitions.
  • Guitar Museum: home to one of the world’s largest collections of rare guitars, a must for music lovers.
  • Umedalen Sculpture Park: An impressive open-air sculpture park that brings art into nature.
  • Västerbottens Museum: Explore the local history and culture in this extensive museum.
  • Moose safari: An adventure in the wilderness to observe the majestic animals in their natural environment.


Umeå offers a variety of activities to explore the city and its surroundings:

  • Kayaking on the Ume River: experience the beauty of the landscape from the water.
  • Hiking in the surrounding area: Discover the numerous hiking trails that lead through breathtaking northern Swedish landscapes.
  • Watch the Northern Lights: In the winter months, you can experience the spectacular spectacle of the Aurora Borealis.


Umeå, founded in 1622, has a long history that has been shaped by the timber industry, the university and cultural developments. Especially after a great fire in the 19th century, the city was rebuilt in the characteristic checkerboard pattern.

Eating, drinking and shopping

In Umeå you will find a diverse gastronomic scene with everything from traditional Swedish dishes to international cuisine. The city also offers numerous shopping opportunities, from boutiques to large shopping centers.

Public transport

Umeå has an efficient bus network that makes it easy to explore the city and its surroundings.


Umeå offers a wide range of accommodation, from cozy bed & breakfasts to modern hotels that meet all requirements.

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