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There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Tallinn by plane, train, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly Basel to Tallinn  •  7 h 6 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 52 min

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

$139 - $270

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Tallinn  •  7 h 27 min

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

$151 - $285

Fly Basel to Helsinki, ferry  •  10 h

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

$163 - $510

Train, bus Eurolines IT  •  25 h 18 min

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

$236 - $366

Bus  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn

$200 - $269

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

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen N11
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm 073
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$264 - $456

Train, drive  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Tallinn

$378 - $587

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 7 h 6 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 7 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Tallinn via Mestre Via Ca' Marcello. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 35 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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The best way to get from Basel to Tallinn without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 18 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 370.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Basel to Tallinn, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Tallinn is to fly which takes 7 h 6 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 270 and takes 28 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Basel to Tallinn bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Tallinn station.

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  • Distance: 1082.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

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

Lufthansa, British Airways and eight other airlines fly from Basel to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Tallinn via Mestre and Mestre Via Ca' Marcello in around 28 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
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 Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 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
$20 - $28
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
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Basel to Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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
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 Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
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 Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$203
Vehicle
$209
Cabin
$257

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Tallinn is 1 h ahead of Basel. It is currently 7:28 AM in Basel and 8:28 AM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Tallinn is 2209 km. It takes approximately 24 h 12 min to drive from Basel to Tallinn.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 837+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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