Umea ferry port in Sweden connects you with Vaasa in Finland with a choice of up to 9 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Umea to Vaasa crossing is from 4 hours 30 minutes and the crossing is operated by Wasaline.
Umea is the largest town in the north of Sweden. Umea is one of Swedens newest and fastest growing cities. The average age of the 110 000 people who live in Umea is 37. Efforts are are also made to develop Umea even more - the goal is to pass the 150 000 figure before 2050. The city offers world-class art, drama, films, industries, music and research. It aims to attract more companies, break new construction records and, not least become the cultural capital for 2014.
Umea has been expanding for several decades. Growth really speeded up in 1965, the same year that the university threw up its doors. Obviously, there is a connection. Education provides skills, which attracts companies that, in turn, attract more people. In the last 30 years, housing in Umea has doubled and this rate of growth continues. 700 to 800 new apartments are constructed each year.