There are 7 ways to get from Kiel to Tallinn by train, plane, car ferry, bus or car

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Train, fly to Tallinn  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Neumünster
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Tallinn (TLL) HAM - TLL

$64 - $303

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Fly to Helsinki, car ferry  •  9 h 29 min

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

$124 - $501

Train, bus, car ferry  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Flensburg to Malmö N73
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  4. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$247 - $482

Bus via Kaliningrad  •  33 h 10 min

  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

$85 - $164

Bus  •  33 h 42 min

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

$91 - $201

Car ferry, train  •  37 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$202 - $260

Drive  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Tallinn 1076 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Tallinn is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Tallinn is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Kiel to Tallinn, including transfers.

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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 33 h 10 min.

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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 33 h 10 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 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
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$70 - $95
2nd Class Refundable
$70 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $140
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Flensburg to Malmö
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kiel to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
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
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
Ferry operators
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
$41 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $44
Cabin
$54
Car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$221
Vehicle
$227
Cabin
$279
Viking Line
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Passenger
$98
Vehicle
$71

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