There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Tallinn by plane, train, car ferry, bus 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 Basel to Tallinn  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Tallinn (TLL) BSL - TLL

$104 - $216

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Train to Zurich, fly to Tallinn  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tallinn (TLL) ZRH - TLL

$132 - $270

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Tallinn  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Tallinn (TLL) FRA - TLL

$143 - $279

Fly Basel to Helsinki, car ferry  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Helsinki (HEL) BSL - HEL
  2. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$169 - $664

Train, bus Eurolines IT  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn

$235 - $367

Bus  •  28 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice 400 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn

$156 - $230

Train, bus Ecolines  •  42 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$137 - $234

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Minsk
  3. Take the bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Tallinn 920

$225 - $366

Drive  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Tallinn 1380.7 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 220 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 220 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Basel and Tallinn is 1732 km. The road distance is 2209.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Basel to Tallinn, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Tallinn via Milan, Milan and Venezia Tronchetto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Basel to Tallinn bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 1082.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Tallinn, Estonia?

Lufthansa, British Airways and seven other airlines fly from Basel to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Tallinn via Milan, Milan, Venice, Venice, and Venezia Tronchetto in around 28 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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 Basel, Basel central station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Freiburg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
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
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$41 - $42
Vehicle
$42 - $43
Cabin
$53
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