Ventspils stands as a beacon of maritime history and coastal charm. Renowned for its bustling port and maritime heritage. Ventspils invites visitors to delve into its rich seafaring past through its historic ships and maritime museums. Beyond its maritime allure, it captivates with its pristine beaches, lush greenery, and vibrant cultural scene. Whether strolling along the promenade, exploring historic landmarks, or indulging in fresh seafood delicacies, Ventspils offers a delightful blend of relaxation and exploration for travelers seeking a coastal getaway with a touch of maritime adventure.

Travelling to by ferry from the UK

There are currently no ferries sailing between the UK and Latvia.

However, you can still reach Latvia by ferry using either our Newcastle to Amsterdam or Hull to Rotterdam routes and continue to enjoy safe and relaxing ferry travel to mainland Europe.

Why not have a look at our Holland, Germany or Poland Destination Guides for inspiration on places to see and do while making your road trip.

Travelling to Ventspils by ferry from outside the UK

You can currently sail directly into Ventspils from Sweden on the Nynäshamn to Ventspils route. The sail occurs onboard the Stena Baltica & Stena Scandica. The crossing takes 8 hours 30 minutes, with four daily sailings.

There is one other ferry terminal in Latvia which will get you within a 2 hour drive to Ventspils.

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