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There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Pärnu by ferry, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Ferry, bus Taisto Liinid OÜ  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 212 / ...

$47 - $57

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus via Helsinki  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 212 / ...

$38 - $48

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Ferry, bus Lux Express  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee 211 / ...

$47 - $57

Car ferry, bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn M/S Superstar
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 212 / ...

$57 - $217

Car ferry, drive  •  3h 53m

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

$54 - $222

Fly, bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Tallinn (TLL) HEL - TLL
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee

$70 - $156

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Pärnu is to ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Pärnu is to car ferry and drive which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 3h 53m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Pärnu is 200 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Pärnu without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 4h 29m and costs 40€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Helsinki to Pärnu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 425+ hotels available in Pärnu. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Pärnu.
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  • Distance: 124.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Pärnu, Estonia?

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Pärnu. However, you can take the ferry to Tallinn, take the walk to Reisisadam, take the line 2 bus to Bussijaam, take the walk to Tallinna bussijaam, then take the bus to Pärnu bussijaam. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Helsinki to Pärnu via Tallinn, Reisisadam, Bussijaam, and Tallinna bussijaam in around 4h 33m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Bus operators
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Phone
+372 515 1882
Email
info@taisto.ee
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Go Bus AS
Phone
631 0011
Email
info@gobus.ee
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Go Bus AS
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Go Bus AS
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Peatus Estonia
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Peatus Estonia
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
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 Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
Eckeroline
Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi

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