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

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Fly to Tallinn  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Tallinn (TLL) HAM - TLL

$64 - $286

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Fly to Helsinki, ferry  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Helsinki (HEL) HAM - HEL
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$118 - $320

Train, car ferry  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  2. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$259 - $466

Night train, train, car ferry  •  31 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  2. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$274 - $488

Bus  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$84 - $191

Bus, car ferry  •  34 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 073 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn M/S Romantika

$211 - $362

Train, night train  •  41 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja D
  3. Take the train from Moscow, Leningradsky Station to Tallinn

$242 - $379

Drive  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Tallinn 1033.9 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Tallinn via Berlin and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Tallinn is 1111 km. The road distance is 1654.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 28 h 19 min and costs 220€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Hamburg to Tallinn, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Tallinn is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs 55€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 31 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Hamburg to Tallinn bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 694.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Tallinn, Estonia?

LOT, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Hamburg to Tallinn 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Tallinn via Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, and Rīga in around 31 h 30 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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 Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
22 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Danish Railways (DSB)
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Moscow, Leningradsky Station to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gorail.ee
Seating
$60 - $70
3rd Class (open sleeping)
$85 - $100
2nd Class (coupe)
$105 - $115
1st Class (SV coupe)
$210 - $230
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
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
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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More Questions & Answers

Tallinn is 1 h ahead of Hamburg. It is currently 9:52 AM in Hamburg and 10:52 AM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Tallinn is 1654 km. It takes approximately 19 h 35 min to drive from Hamburg to Tallinn.

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LOT, Scandinavian Airlines and Finnair offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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