There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Tallinn (TLL) FRA - TLL

$82 - $187

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Udine Rex / ...
  5. Take the bus from Udine Autostazione to Tallinn

$267 - $407

Bus Eurolines IT  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Udine, Udine 944
  3. Take the bus from Udine Autostazione to Tallinn

$167 - $241

Bus Ecolines  •  37 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Rīga 847406
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 800703 / ...

$102 - $177

Drive  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn 1178.1 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

More details

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Tallinn is 1454 km. The road distance is 1885 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Tallinn via Munich, Munich central bus station and Udine Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 30 min.

More details

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 70€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 28 h 30 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 909 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Tallinn, Estonia?

Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Tallinn via Munich, Munich central bus station, Udine, Udine, and Udine Autostazione in around 28 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
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
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Frankfurt to Rīga
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
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

Want to know more about travelling around Estonia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.