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

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Recommended option

Ferry, bus Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab  •  5 h 1 min

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

$64 - $73

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Kouvola asema Z / ...
  3. Take the train from Kouvola asema to Kotkan satama 354 / ...

$52 - $85

3 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar
  2. Take the bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Kotkan linja-autoasema / ...

$74 - $233

Ferry, bus Jyrkilä Oy  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Take the bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I 100pi

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar
  2. Drive from Helsinki to Kotka

$58 - $228

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Kotka is to ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 65€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Kotka is to car ferry and drive which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Kotka is 167 km.

The best way to get from Tallinn to Kotka without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 55€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Tallinn to Kotka, including transfers.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Kotka. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Kotka.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tallinn to Kotka. However, you can take the ferry to Helsinki, take the walk to Vyökatu, take the line 4 tram to Ylioppilastalo, take the walk to Hki linja-autoasema, then take the bus to Kotkan linja-autoasema. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tallinn to Kotka via Helsinki, Vyökatu, and Ooppera in around 5 h 19 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Kouvola asema
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola asema to Kotkan satama
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
www.vr.fi
Helsingin seudun liikenne
Phone
+358 9 47664000
Email
hsl@hsl.fi
Website
hsl.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Phone
0600 555 840
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Hki linja-autoasema to Kotkan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Jyrkilä Oy
Phone
05-2281 811
Website
jyrkila.com
Bus from Kamppi kaukoliikenneterminaali to Kotka linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Jyrkilä Oy
Bus from Ooppera to Kotka linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Jyrkilä Oy
Bus from Ooppera to Keskuskatu 7 I
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Jyrkilä Oy
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
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 Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
Eckeroline
Ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi

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