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

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Shuttle, fly to Tallinn  •  7h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Tallinn (TLL) HAM - TLL

$64 - $279

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Shuttle, fly to Helsinki, ferry  •  9h 10m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Helsinki (HEL) HAM - HEL
  3. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$115 - $312

Train, car ferry  •  30h 30m

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

$264 - $477

Bus, train, car ferry  •  31h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Malmö N73
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Norrköping Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Norrköping Centralstation to Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen
  4. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

Bus via Kaliningrad  •  33h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Kaliningrad
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$83 - $163

Bus  •  33h 40m

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

$89 - $200

Train, night train  •  43h 27m

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

$246 - $384

Drive  •  20h 25m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Tallinn 1076 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Tallinn is to shuttle and fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 7h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Tallinn is to shuttle and fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Tallinn via Kaliningrad and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 10m.

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The distance between Kiel and Tallinn is 1051 km. The road distance is 1721.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Tallinn without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 30h 30m and costs 230€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Kiel to Tallinn, including transfers.

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Kiel to Tallinn bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Kiel station.

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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Tallinn is 1h ahead of Kiel. It is currently 8:06 AM in Kiel and 9:06 AM in Tallinn.

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  • Distance: 657.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

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

You can take a bus from Kiel to Tallinn via Kaliningrad and Rīga in around 33h 10m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
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
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
22h 28m
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
5h 13m
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
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Norrköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $55
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $90
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $90
1st Class Refundable
$90 - $130
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Norrköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Moscow, Leningradsky Station to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
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
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Kiel to Malmö
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blåklintsbuss
Website
blaklintsbuss.se
Bus from Norrköping Centralstation to Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Blåklintsbuss
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kiel to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
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avtovokzal39.ru
Temptrans
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
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
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$203
Vehicle
$209
Cabin
$257

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Tallinn is 1722 km. It takes approximately 20h 25m to drive from Kiel to Tallinn.

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Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 886+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 30m and costs .

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