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

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Fly from Tallinn  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Budapest (BUD) TLL - BUD

$89 - $214

4 alternative options

Ferry to Helsinki, fly  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Budapest (BUD) HEL - BUD

$116 - $248

Bus, train  •  25h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Budapest-Nyugati Ic

$90 - $160

Bus  •  37h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 800706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Budapest Népliget

$106 - $185

Drive  •  21h 32m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Budapest 1153.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Budapest is to fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Budapest is to fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 7h 2m.

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The distance between Tallinn and Budapest is 1379 km. The road distance is 1845.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Budapest without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 27m and costs 75€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Tallinn to Budapest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Budapest is to fly which takes 7h 2m and costs 75€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 170€ and takes 37h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from Tallinn Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Budapest is 1h behind Tallinn. It is currently 2:01 AM in Tallinn and 1:01 AM in Budapest.

Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Budapest is 1846 km. It takes approximately 21h 32m to drive from Tallinn to Budapest.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 862 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Budapest, Hungary?

Air Baltic, LOT and 13 other airlines fly from Tallinn to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Budapest via Riga, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget in around 37h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to line 4 tram which takes 18m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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