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

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn 930004 / ...

$11 - $30

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Train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station to Tallinn

$29 - $60

Carferry  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the carferry from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn

$91

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn 230.7 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Helsinki, fly to Tallinn  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Tallinn (TLL) HEL - TLL

$102 - $192

Line 2 Metro to Pulkovo, fly to Tallinn  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 2 Metro from Sennaya Ploshchad to Moskovskaya
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Tallinn (TLL) LED - TLL

$93 - $274

Fly Pulkovo to Helsinki, ferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Helsinki (HEL) LED - HEL
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$137 - $348

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saint Petersburg and arriving at Tallinn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station station and arriving at Tallinn. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Tallinn is 317 km. The road distance is 369.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn takes 6 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Saint Petersburg to Tallinn bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Saint Petersburg station.

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Saint Petersburg to Tallinn train services, operated by Go Rail, arrive at Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Saint Petersburg to Tallinn bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 198.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Tallinn, Estonia?

Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $30 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Go Rail operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Pulkovo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Nordica
Website
nordica.ee
Flights from Pulkovo to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Website
gorail.ee
Seating
$29 - $32
3rd Class (open sleeping)
$45 - $49
2nd Class (coupe)
$54 - $59
1st Class (SV coupe)
$110 - $125
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
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Saint Petersburg to Tallinn train services, operated by Go Rail, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Tallinn is 369 km. It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Tallinn.

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Finnair offers flights from Helsinki Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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