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There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Tallinn by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Tallinn  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Tallinn (TLL) HAM - TLL

$64 - $286

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Fly to Helsinki, ferry  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Helsinki (HEL) HAM - HEL
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$113 - $321

Train, car ferry  •  28h 5m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  2. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  4. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$244 - $475

Bus  •  31h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$84 - $191

Bus, car ferry  •  33h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 073 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn M/S Romantika

$212 - $360

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  36h 21m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck-Travemünde Strand Re8
  2. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
  3. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$183 - $259

Train, night train  •  41h 55m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja D
  3. Take the train from Moscow, Leningradsky Station to Tallinn

$242 - $379

Drive  •  19h 35m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Tallinn 1033.9 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Tallinn via Berlin and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 30m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Tallinn is 1111 km. The road distance is 1654.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 28h 5m and costs 210€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Hamburg to Tallinn, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Tallinn bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hamburg station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs 55€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 31h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Hamburg to Tallinn bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 694.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Tallinn, Estonia?

Finnair, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Hamburg to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Tallinn via Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, and Rīga in around 31h 30m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
22h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck-Travemünde Strand
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Moscow, Leningradsky Station to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gorail.ee
Seating
$60 - $70
3rd Class (open sleeping)
$85 - $100
2nd Class (coupe)
$105 - $115
1st Class (SV coupe)
$210 - $230
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Temptrans
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$203
Vehicle
$209
Cabin
$257
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com
Eckeroline
Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi

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Tallinn is 1h ahead of Hamburg. It is currently 5:55 PM in Hamburg and 6:55 PM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Tallinn is 1654 km. It takes approximately 19h 35m to drive from Hamburg to Tallinn.

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Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 866+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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