There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Tallinn by train, plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Tallinn  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Tallinn (TLL) AMS - TLL

$92 - $261

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Train to Brussels, fly to Tallinn  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Tallinn (TLL) BRU - TLL

$101 - $335

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Helsinki, ferry  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Helsinki (HEL) AMS - HEL
  3. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$131 - $285

Bus  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Rīga 848502
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 800703 / ...

$117 - $197

Bus, carferry  •  45 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 268
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm 073
  3. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$248 - $450

Drive  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Tallinn 1268.5 miles

$300 - $450

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Tallinn via Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 40 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Tallinn is 1512 km. The road distance is 2029.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Tallinn without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Rotterdam to Tallinn, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Tallinn bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rotterdam station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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Tallinn is 1 h ahead of Rotterdam. It is currently 5:49 AM in Rotterdam and 6:49 AM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Tallinn is 2030 km. It takes approximately 23 h 6 min to drive from Rotterdam to Tallinn.

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LOT, Air Baltic, Finnair and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 944.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Tallinn, Estonia?

You can take a bus from Rotterdam to Tallinn via Rīga in around 41 h 40 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$220
Vehicle
$226
Cabin
$278

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