Our tariffs do not include the round trip from your place to the meeting point of your trekking adventure. Now we want to give you some information and suggestions so you can easily plan for it. We're looking forward to meet with you and go for an amazing adventure in the wilderness!
"The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in (...)" The Holy Bible, Psalm 121.8
Information & Suggestions to Plan Your Trip
A- By air:
Here are few airlines for Finland:
All these airlines have some low cost flights. Earth & Sky Adventures is open to adjust the dates of your trekking adventure according to the best airfares you might find. The major airport is Helsinki-Vantaa (capital of Finland). Finland has also some good local airports in Rovaniemi, Tampere, Joensuu, Ivalo, Kajaani, and Kuusamo. The closest airport to the starting point of your trekking adventure will be communicated when you register.
B- By air and train:
First of all, follow the instructions above to plan your flight to Finland. Your arrival airport in Finland is Helsinki-Vantaa (capital of Finland). Then arrived in Helsinki airport, take the city bus 615 for the small train station (rautatieasema) in Helsinki, or the city bus 61 for the small train station in Tikkurila. There's a bus about every 10mn. To purchase your ticket to the final destination which will be communicated while registering visit the official website of the Finnish railway company. You may make a reservation and buy online with a credit card. Also you may buy it aboard on the travel's day. Some low fares are available if you purchase much ahead of time.
C- By road + ferry boat
Note: The highways in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Finla are free of charge.
There are several options. It depends where you're from.
Option 1: · Take the highway A1-E22 and follow Lübeck (Germany), Puttgarden (Germany). Arrive in Puttgarden (Germany) and take the ferry boat for Rodbyhavn (Denmark). Remember : you have to pay the ferry Scandlines for Denmark. The price goes from 40 Euros to 120 Euros. It depends on the size of your vehicle, the time in the year, and the method of payment (online or at the desk). At the exit of the ferry, take the highway E47 and follow Kobenhavn (Denmark). Near Kobenhavn (Denmark), keep driving on the road E20 and follow Malmö (Sweden) through Oresund bridge. Remember : Öresund bridge is a toll-bridge. The price goes from 40 Euros for a car to 75 Euros for a camping-car. It is possible to purchase your ferry ticket and the bridge ticket in once on the Scanlines website. After the bridge, keep driving on the highway E6 for Göteborg (Sweden) and Helsingborg (Sweden). Near Helsingborg, take the highway E4 and follow Jönköping (Sweden), Linköping (Sweden), then Stockholm (Sweden).
Option 2: There’s also the possibility to go straight to Helsinki (Finland) from Rostock (Germany) The ferries leave early in the morning from Rostock harbour, and it takes about 26 hours of travelling. But the fees are quite high.
Option 3: Since Baltic countries have been included in the European Union and Shenghen Territory, it is possible to travel to Finland through Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia without any problem with visa or control on the border. You will have to reach the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. There, more than 5 crossings are guaranteed between Tallinn and Helsinki (Finland) with different ferry companies. It takes about 2 hours for crossing. Indicative price: from 25 Euros to 45 Euros. Please visit the following websites to get more information (Viking Line, Tallinksilja...)
If the option 1 is chosen, you arrive in Stockholm and you take a ferry for Finland (Turku, or Helsinki) through Aland Islands (Mariehamn)
Option ferry 1: Choose Viking Line and drive to the terminal located in Stadsgarden. Near Arsta, follow the road 222 and Gustavsberg. Near Sickla and Gustavsberg, follow Stadsgarden and the signs leading to the terminal. Notes: It takes one day/one night to cross. Interesting prices for a trip during the week and by day, with or without a cabin. Think ahead to make a reservation during the summer time, vacations and week-ends. Go to the terminal at least one hour before the departure.
Option ferry 2: Choose Tallink-Silja Line and drive to the terminal located in Värtan. Keep driving on the road E20 and pass round Stockholm. Don’t take the road E4 in north of Stockholm but keep driving on the road E20 and then the road 277. Notes: It takes one day/one night to cross. It is more expensive than on Viking Line but a little bit more comfortable. Think ahead to make a reservation during the summer time, vacations and week-ends. Go to the terminal at least one hour before the departure.
You shall be unloading in Turku (Finland). Then follow the instructions to get to the city of the meeting point.
A- By air:
Here are few airlines companies to transport you to Sweden :
Ryanair, Air Baltic et SAS have some low cost flights. Earth & Sky Adventures is open to adjust the dates of your trekking adventure according to the best airfares you might find. The major airport is Stockholm-Arlanda (capital of Sweden). Sweden has also some good local airports in Malmö, Kiruna, Gothenburg (Göteborg), Umeå, Åre-Ostersünd, and Luleå. The closest airport to the starting point of your trekking adventure will be communicated to you when you register.
B- By air and train:
First of all follow the instructions above to plan your flight to Sweden. Your arrival airport should be Stockholm-Arlanda or Malmö or Gothenburg. Then go to the train station of one of these cities. You can find the information you need to connect from the airport to the train station on the airport's website. In order to purchase your train ticket to your final destination visit the official website of the Swedish railway company SJ.se. We will pick you up at the train station of your final destination which will be communicated to you when you register.
C- By road + ferry boat
Note: The highways in Germany, Denmark and Sweden are free of charge.
There are two options when you get to Denmark.
Option 1: Going through Copenhagen and Malmö. Take the highway A1-E22 and follow Lübeck (Germany), Puttgarden (Germany). Take a ferry boat in Puttgarden to connect to Rodbyhavn (Denmark) Remember : you have to pay the ferry Scandlines to get to Denmark. Les prix varient en moyenne entre 40 et 120Euros selon la taille du véhicule, la saison et le mode d'achat (en ligne ou sur place) A la sortie du ferry, prendre l’autoroute E47 et suivre Kobenhavn (Copenhague, Danemark) Au niveau de Kobenhavn, poursuivre sur la route E20 et suivre Malmö (Suède) via le pont Öresund. Attention : péage du pont Öresund avant Malmö (prix indicatif : entre 40Euros pour une voiture et 75Euros pour un camping-car) Il est possible de coupler le péage du ferry et du pont sur le site de Scandalines. A la fin du pont, vous passez en Suède et entrez dans la grande banlieue de Malmö. Ensuite, suivre les directions fournies au moment de l'inscription. Elles sont en fonction du lieu de rassemblement pour le départ du trek.
Option 2: Reaching the North of Denmark to get to Gothenburg (Göteborg). Take the highway A7-E45 and follow the direction of Flensburg. Keep going north (Kolding, Velje, Århus, Ålborg) to finally get to the small town of Frederikshavn. There are ferries that connect to Norway and Sweden several times a day. It takes about three hours to get to Gothenburg (Sweden) with Stena Line. Purchasing your tickets online is much cheaper than buying at the desk. In Gothenburg (Göteborg) follow the instructions given at the time of your registration.