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Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. 305 / ...

$42 - $61

5 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Elr1

$51 - $58

Car ferry, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. M/S Superstar
  2. Elr1

$64 - $222

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h

Fly to Tartu  •  3 h 8 min

  1. HEL - TAY

$118 - $391

Fly to Tallinn, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. HEL - TLL

$76 - $153

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Tartu, Estonia?

Finnair flies from Helsinki to Tartu 6 times a week.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Tartu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tallinn to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
elron.ee
Train from Ülemiste to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
elron.ee
Bus operators
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Raeplats
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi
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 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $45
Cabin
$55
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Tartu is 223 km.

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Tartu is to ferry and train which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Tartu is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 95€ - 340€.

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Helsinki to Tartu, including transfers.