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There are 13 ways to get from Tallinn to Cologne by plane, train, ferry, bus, car ferry, night train or car

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Fly Tallinn to Dusseldorf  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TLL - DUS

$103 - $363

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Fly Tallinn to Cologne Bonn  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) TLL - CGN

$143 - $400

Fly Tallinn to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TLL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$107 - $227

Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HEL - DUS

$135 - $307

Fly Tallinn to Brussels, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Brussels (BRU) TLL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$131 - $393

Fly Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) TLL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf

$137 - $330

Bus, train  •  29h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin
  3. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Köln Hbf Ice

$177 - $295

Bus Eurolines DE  •  34h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Cologne Hbf

$117 - $192

Car ferry, bus  •  41h 20m

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

$254 - $421

Bus Mr Trans  •  43h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny 920
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Köln

$162 - $205

Train, night train  •  44h 29m

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to Moskva Oktiabrskaia D
  2. Take the night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice

$259 - $432

Drive, train  •  23h 32m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$242 - $444

Drive  •  22h 2m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Cologne 1195.2 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Cologne is to bus which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 34h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Cologne is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 200€ and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Cologne Hbf via Rīga and Kaunas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 7m.

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The distance between Tallinn and Cologne is 1466 km. The road distance is 1912.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Cologne without a car is to bus and train which takes 29h 50m and costs 150€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Tallinn to Cologne, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Cologne is to fly which takes 7h 32m and costs 85€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 34h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Tallinn Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Tallinn to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Cologne Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 915.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 32m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair and nine other airlines fly from Tallinn to Cologne hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Cologne via Rīga and Kaunas in around 34h 7m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Tallinn to Cologne Bonn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Cologne Bonn via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Tallinn to Cologne Bonn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Tallinn to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Tallinn to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tallinn to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
gorail.ee
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.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 Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Temptrans
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Temptrans
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kaunas to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
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 Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Minsk to Köln
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$136
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$203
Vehicle
$209
Cabin
$257

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Cologne is 1h behind Tallinn. It is currently 9:20 AM in Tallinn and 8:20 AM in Cologne.

Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Cologne is 1912 km. It takes approximately 22h 2m to drive from Tallinn to Cologne.

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KLM, British Airways, Air Baltic and five other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 997+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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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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