These proposals will connect the traffic by land in the northern part of the Baltic. These proposals will also connect
, both projects of EU.
Outside these proposals are the possibility to use the connection around the Gulf of Bothnia or to transport through Sankt Petersburg, Russia, around
the Gulf of Finland. There are also proposals to build a connection at Kvarken, from Umeå to Vasa, in the middle of the Gulf of Bothnia.
Distance and travel times
Stockholm - Helsinki
Stockholm - Tallinn
Tallinn - Helsinki
Naisaar - Kakumäe tunnel
railway tunnel II under the Gulf of Finland (5.4 miles)
Porkkala - Naissaar tunnel
railway tunnel I under the Gulf of Finland (26.5 miles)
railway tunnel under the Sea of Åland (13.5 miles)
Too long for commuting to work daily.
A very short jump.
Average speed columns in the table
120km/h or 74 miles/h -
Highest speed limit in nordic countries on roads
242km/h or 150 miles/h -
Based on target for a journey from Stockholm to Malmö. THis is the official
target proposed by the Swedesh authorities.
300km/h or 186 miles/h -
Possible average speed for a proposed high speed train in Sweden
1000km/h or 621 miles/h -
as proposed by Elon Musk.
(Hyperloop is tradename and a registered trademark of the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX))