For information concerning the transportation and import of pets, please contact:
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Department of Food and Health (Evira)
Mustialankatu 3, FI-00790 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 (0)20 690 999 (weekdays 8.00-16.15)
Swedish Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket)
551 82 Jönköping
Tel: +46 (0) 36-15 50 00
Fax: +46 (0) 36-19 05 46
Veterinary and Food Board
Västriku 2b, 11312 Tallinn
Tel: +372 658 0420
Fax: +372 658 0422
NB! Pets are not allowed on return cruises (with the exception of guide dogs) Guide dog can be taken on board all ferries and is not subject to the transportation fee.
Passengers must observe the current regulations concerning the transportation of pets issued by the public authorities and present any required documents. Should the documents not be in order and the public authority’s turn the pet back at the order, the passenger is liable for any related expenses.
Pet passport is compulsory for all passengers traveling with pets within European Union.
Dangerous animals are not allowed on board.
There are a limited number of pet friendly cabins available on all ships.
For reasons of public hygiene on board all Tallink and Silja Line vessels pets are not allowed in cabins other than the specially designated pet friendly cabins, bars, restaurants and the ship's indoor public areas. Pets are allowed only in pet friendly cabins, but not in the beds.
Scheduled traffic between Finland and Sweden/Åland
Helsinki-Stockholm and Turku-Stockholm or v.v.
Silja Symphony, Silja Serenade, Galaxy and Baltic Princess:
Price: 16 €/animal/direction
Cabin reservations are compulsory on both day and night departures. Passengers travelling with pets must reserve a whole cabin C-, B- or A-categories (not in the Promenade-class). There are a limited number of cabins for pets available. The number of animals is limited; as a rule maximum 2 animals per cabin (except Star and Superstar, max 3 animals allowed per cabin).
Scheduled traffic between Sweden and Estonia/Latvia
Stockholm-Tallinn and Stockholm-Riga or v.v.
Victoria I, Baltic Queen, Isabelle and Romantika:
Price: 16 €/animal/direction
Pets must travel in the special on-board kennels or in the pet friendly cabins on deck 5. Passengers travelling with pets must reserve a whole cabin. A limited number of cabins is allocated for pet transportation. The number of animals is limited; as a rule maximum 2 animals per cabin.
NB! No kennels on board Isabelle.
Scheduled traffic between Finland and Estonia
Helsinki-Tallinn or v.v.
Star, Superstar and Europa:
Price: 13 €/animal/direction
Pets must be transported in a kennel. Passengers travelling with pets should contact Info desk on board immediately after boarding.
The number of pets per voyage is limited.
On board Star and Superstar it is possible to book a pet friendly cabin (max 3 animals allowed per cabin) or transport pets without any extra charge in owner's vehicle at the owner's responsibility (NB! There is no access to the card deck during the voyage due to security reasons).