Take an unforgettable family holiday with a DFDS ferry from Kapellskär in Sweden to Paldiski in Estonia. When travelling with children, the cabin is 30% cheaper if at least one child under 15 is booked!

TO GET A DISCOUNT: Select a ferry route from the drop-down menu and select the appropriate option for your child's age. If you are traveling with both a child and an infant, choose the one that works best for you.

Daily departure

No baggage restrictions

Comfortable cabins

    The quickest sea route to Estonia

    8 departures per week

    Pre-ordering meals online is up to 40% cheaper

    Possibility to travel with a pet



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Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.

Children playing together

Travelling by ferry

Travelling by ferry and car is ideal for families - no luggage restrictions allow you to take everything you need with you, and when you arrive you can discover your destination at a pace that suits you.

While on board, everyone has enough time for each other: together you can play in the children's playroom, dive into an exciting book in the onboard library, enjoy a meal in the 7 Seas Buffet restaurant or relax in the cabin.

Hiiumaa island, Estonia

From Sweden to Estonia

Estonia has a barren coastline filled with beautiful islands and fascinating cities. The exciting capital Tallinn takes just 45 minutes to reach from the northern port of Paldiski. With its rich culture and history, you will find medieval buildings, museums and beautiful city walls and towers. Beautiful and exciting nature you can experience in the country's beautiful national parks and on the islands. Estonia also has several exciting and family-friendly theme parks and leisure centers. The Latvian border is only 4 hours from the port.

Onboard Experience

Family in cabin onboard DFDS ferry


All ferries between Paldiski-Kapellskär are well-equipped and have a range of cabins.

Couple onboard Eastern Channel Ferry

Ferry Crossing & Mini Cruise Offers

Travelling by ferry is a great way to get to Europe, with room to stretch your legs, rest or keep you busy. Our fantastic offers mean you can make savings on your next ferry trip or short break to the continent.

See all of our fantastic offers here.

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