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There are 13 ways to get from Switzerland to Tallinn by plane, ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Basel to Tallinn  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Tallinn (TLL) BSL - TLL

$104 - $216

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Tallinn  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Tallinn (TLL) BGY - TLL

$73 - $654

11 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Tallinn  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tallinn (TLL) ZRH - TLL

$107 - $212

Fly Milan Malpensa to Tallinn  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Tallinn (TLL) MXP - TLL

$95 - $193

Fly Zurich to Helsinki, ferry  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Helsinki (HEL) ZRH - HEL
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$136 - $296

Train to Munich, fly to Tallinn  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Tallinn (TLL) MUC - TLL

$151 - $331

Fly Geneva to Helsinki, ferry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Helsinki (HEL) GVA - HEL
  2. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

$134 - $321

Train, bus Eurolines IT  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn

$187 - $290

Bus  •  28 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice Mestre 401 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn

$158 - $240

Train, bus Ecolines  •  44 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$156 - $280

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen N11
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm 073
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn

$271 - $469

Drive, train  •  28 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Tallinn

$387 - $601

Drive  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tallinn 1367.7 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 220 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 200 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Tallinn is 1776 km. The road distance is 2188.4 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Tallinn without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 17 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Switzerland to Tallinn, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Tallinn is to fly which takes 7 h 10 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 240 and takes 28 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Tallinn is 1 h ahead of Switzerland. It is currently 5:45 AM in Switzerland and 6:45 AM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Tallinn is 2188 km. It takes approximately 24 h 21 min to drive from Switzerland to Tallinn.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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  • Distance: 1110 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Tallinn, Estonia?

Lufthansa, British Airways and eight other airlines fly from Basel to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tallinn via Zürich HB, Zurich, Venice, Venice Mestre, and Mestre Via Ca' Marcello in around 28 h 4 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Munich to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Munich to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Munich to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
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 Zurich to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Freiburg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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
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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