DFDS Seaways freight ferry shipping route 
Paldiski - Kapellskär 

This route provides services between Estonia and Sweden and is operated by Ro-Pax vessel with 6 weekly sailings in each direction.

The cargo mix on this route includes all kinds of Ro-Ro cargo with the service being particularly well suited for driver-accompanied vehicles, passenger cars and passengers. 

Access from terminal. From Kapellskär in Sweden there is quick access to many important industrial centers and Stockholm (80km from Stockholm) and from Paldiski in Northern Estonia (50km from Tallinn) there is easy access to roads connecting to Estonia, Latvia and Russia.


Paldiski - Kapellskär v.v.

from Paldiski
at Kapellskär
from Kapellskär
at Paldiski
Monday 23:55 Tuesday 09:30 Monday 12:00 Monday 21:30     
Tuesday 23:55 Wednesday 09:30 Tuesday 12:00 Tuesday 21:30
Wednesday 23:55 Thursday 09:30 Wednesday 12:00 Wednesday 21:30
- - Thursday 22:30 Friday 09:00
Friday 23:55 Saturday 09:45 - -
Saturday 23:55 Sunday 09:30 Saturday 12:00 Saturday 21:30
Sunday 23:55 Monday 09:30  Sunday 12:00 Sunday 21:30

Check-in information
NB! Check-in is closed 1h before departure on both ports.

 Kapellskär (Sweden)

  • DFDS Seaways AB, Kapellskär hamn, 760 15 Gräddö, Sweden
  • Tel: +46 176 44270
  • Email: kapellskar.checkin@dfds.com
  • GPS coordinates Kapellskär check-in: (Lat,Lon) 59.71827, 19.06612

Paldiski (Estonia)

  • DFDS Seaways OÜ, Northern Port of Paldiski, Peetri 11, 76805 Paldiski, Estonia
  • Tel: +372 66 61 679
  • Email: paldiski.checkin@dfds.com
  • GPS coordinates Paldiski check-in: (Lat,Lon) 59.347633, 24.057931

Hazardous cargo

Customers are required to contact local agency before shipment to make sure cargo can be handled in the port of Paldiski / Kapellskär. Shipment of the IMO/IMDG classes is subject to prior approval from the line.

  • Latest booking time for hazardous cargo
    • 24 hours prior to departure
  • Latest arrival time of unit 
    • 4 hours before departure
  • Latest presentation of Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD) documents by Email/Fax
    • 12 hours prior to departure

Abnormal loads

  • For units exceeding 2.6 metres in width the following surcharges shall apply: (Excess width calculations must be done on total unith length) 
    • 2.61 - 3.00m basic rate +50%
    • 3.01 - 3.50m basic rate +100%
    • 3.51 - 6.00m basic rate +200%
  • For loads of abnormal height please contact sales / agent for maximum height information
  • The gross weight for selfdrives / trailers / flats / containers marked on each unit must not be exceeded. This must also conform to current government road / rail regulations. If this is found not to be so, discharge will be at Shipper's expense. Please contact sales / agent for additional information.