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There are 8 ways to get from Tallinn to Rotterdam by plane, train, 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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Fly Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 31m

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

$93 - $282

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Fly Tallinn to Brussels, train  •  7h 17m

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

$101 - $337

Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 50m

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

$125 - $306

Bus, train  •  30h 28m

  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 Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ec
  5. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amersfoort
  6. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$162 - $296

Bus  •  36h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin
  3. Take the bus from Berlin to Rotterdam

$110 - $224

Car ferry, train  •  41h 35m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  3. Take the train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Hamburg Hbf Re8
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amersfoort
  6. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$250 - $567

Car ferry, bus  •  44h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen to Norrköping Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Norrköping to Copenhagen N32
  4. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS

Drive  •  23h 11m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Rotterdam 1269.3 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Rotterdam via Rīga and Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 29m.

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The distance between Tallinn and Rotterdam is 1512 km. The road distance is 2030.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Rotterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 30h 28m and costs 140€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Tallinn to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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Rotterdam is 1h behind Tallinn. It is currently 6:43 AM in Tallinn and 5:43 AM in Rotterdam.

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  • Distance: 944.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

You can take a bus from Tallinn to Rotterdam via Rīga and Berlin in around 36h 29m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
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
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 Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
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
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 Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
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 Centralna
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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 Białystok
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
Temptrans
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Blåklintsbuss
Website
blaklintsbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen to Norrköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Blåklintsbuss
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 Norrköping to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
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
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Rotterdam is 2031 km. It takes approximately 23h 11m to drive from Tallinn to Rotterdam.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, easyJet, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 617+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $67 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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