There are 5 ways to get from Kotka to Tallinn by bus, ferry, car ferry, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, ferry  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotkan linja-autoasema to Ooppera Kotkan linja-autoasema - Hki linja-autoasema
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$54 - $73

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Bus, carferry  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotkan linja-autoasema to Ooppera Kotkan linja-autoasema - Hki linja-autoasema
  2. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Tallinn M/S Superstar, M/S Baltic Queen, M/S Star

$74 - $233

Train, ferry  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kotkan Satama to Kouvola 357 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Helsinki Z / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$69 - $85

Drive, carferry  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Kotka to Helsinki
  2. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Tallinn M/S Superstar, M/S Baltic Queen, M/S Star

$60 - $228

Train, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kotkan Satama to Kouvola
  2. Take the train from Kouvola to Tikkurila
  3. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Tallinn (TLL) HEL - TLL

$91 - $176

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kotka and Tallinn is 167 km.

The best way to get from Kotka to Tallinn without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Kotka to Tallinn, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 834+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kotka to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Kotka, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia?

There is no direct connection from Kotka to Tallinn. However, you can take the bus to Ooppera, take the line 4 tram to Vyökatu, take the walk to Helsinki, then take the ferry to Tallinn. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kotka to Tallinn via Ooppera, Vyökatu, and Helsinki in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Kotkan Satama to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
www.vr.fi
Helsingin seudun liikenne
Phone
+358 9 47664000
Email
hsl@hsl.fi
Website
hsl.fi
Train from Kouvola to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Kotkan linja-autoasema to Ooppera
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Ferry operators
Eckeroline
Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
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