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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Tallinn by plane, ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly to Tallinn  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Tallinn (TLL) GVA - TLL

$111 - $390

7 alternative options

Fly to Helsinki, ferry  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Helsinki (HEL) GVA - HEL
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$140 - $334

Train, bus via Milano Centrale  •  25 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve 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

$232 - $357

Train, bus  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Padova Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova Autostazione to Tallinn

$247 - $363

Bus  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice 405
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn

$165 - $226

Train, bus Ecolines  •  46 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga
  5. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$198 - $345

Drive, train  •  30 h 17 min

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

$410 - $634

Drive  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Tallinn 1536.4 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 390 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 390 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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

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The distance between Geneva and Tallinn is 1918 km. The road distance is 2458.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Tallinn without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 7 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 360.

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

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Tallinn is to fly which takes 7 h 6 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 230 and takes 28 h.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 1198.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

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

Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Geneva to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Tallinn via Venice, Venice and Venezia Tronchetto in around 28 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
$15 - $26
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
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
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 SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
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 Padova Autostazione to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Geneva to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
Ferry operators

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Tallinn is 1 h ahead of Geneva. It is currently 4:59 PM in Geneva and 5:59 PM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Tallinn is 2458 km. It takes approximately 26 h 40 min to drive from Geneva to Tallinn.

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KLM, Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and eight other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 829+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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