Oulu (Finland)

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Oulu cruise port

Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2021-11-29 09:52

min: 11 °F (-12 °C) / max: 18 °F (-7 °C) 16°F
-8.9°C
Wind: 143°/ 3.5 m/s  Gust: 7.8 m/sWind: 143°/ 3.5 m/s  Gust: 7.8 m/sGentle breeze
3.5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature18 °F / -7 °C
11 °F / -11 °C
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Oulu is a Baltic port and city in Finland's North Ostrobothnia region. By population (around 210,000) it is ranked Finland's 5th-largest (following Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa). The city is one of the country's most popular seaside resort travel destinations.

Port Oulu (locode FIOPP) is on Bothnia Gulf (at the Oulujoki River's mouth) and has 3 active harbors (Vihreasaari, Nuottasaari, Oritkari). By annual shipping traffic/volumes (~500 ships / avg ~3 million cargo tons), it is one of the largest harbors on Bothnia Bay/Perameri. Ports Nuottasaari and Oritkari both have direct railway links.

  • Port Vihreasaari (1963-opened, max draft 10 m / 33 ft) is the biggest and serves oil tankers and bulk carriers.
  • Port Nuottasaari (1953-opened, max draft 6,5 m / 22 ft) has 3 piers - 1 main and 2 chemical.
  • Port Oritkari (1970-opened) has 3 docks and serves mainly container ships.
  • Port Toppila (at Toppilansalmi Strait) used to serve bulk carriers but was closed in 2012. Occasionally, here dock cruise ships.

Oulu (Finland) cruise port

As cruise port, Oulu is visited by smaller-sized ships and superyachts. Next table shows a 15-day itinerary (roundtrip from Germany) included in the 2022 schedule of the luxury travel brand Hapag-Lloyd Cruises (ship Hanseatic Spirit). Early booking prices started from EUR 9650/USD 11150 per person with double occupancy.

Date / TimePort
04 Feb 19:00Departing from Hamburg, Germany
05 FebKiel Canal
07 Feb 11:00 - 19:00Stockholm, Sweden
08 Feb 14:00 - 19:00Sundsvall, Sweden
10 Feb 07:00 - 11 Feb 19:00 (overnight)Lulea, Sweden
12 Feb 07:00 - 20:00Kemi, Finland
13 Feb 07:00 - 18:00Oulu
15 Feb 08:00 - 13:00Rauma, Finland
17 Feb 08:00 - 23:59Copenhagen, Denmark
19 Feb 08:00Arriving in Hamburg

The town was founded in the early-17th-century (1605) by Karl IX (1550-1611, King of Sweden between 1604-11). The city was almost entirely destroyed by fire in 1822. Before the 20th century, the town's economy was based on wood tar production and fishing (salmon). The current-day city's economy is largely based on IT technologies, tourism/wellness, heavy industries (like wood refining, pharmaceuticals, oil/chemicals, paper and steel manufacturing).

Oulu Airport is approx 15 km (9 mi) southwest of downtown and by annual passenger traffic is ranked Finland's second-largest (after Helsinki Airport). The airport serves regular flights linking with Helsinki, as well as seasonal flights linking to Greece (Rhodes Island and Crete Island/Chania).

Ferries link to Sweden (Lulea, Stockholm) and Germany (Lubeck via Kemi), Helsinki. Trains link to Helsinki (approx 610 km / 380 mi to the south, 5,5 hours travel time), as well as with Kolari, Rovaniemi, Seinajoki, Tampere. The city is served by 3 highways (4, 20, 22).

Port Oulu cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Oulu, Finland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
28 September, 2021
Tuesday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Spirit08:0018:00
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