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There are 6 ways to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main by plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly from Tallinn  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TLL - FRA

€40 - €157

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Car ferry to Helsinki, fly  •  8h 3m

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

€103 - €369

Bus, train  •  28h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn, Bus Station to Warsaw
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Berlin Hbf Eic / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

€155 - €220

Car ferry, train  •  36h 49m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

€219 - €368

Bus  •  36h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Frankfurt 847407 / ...

€100 - €141

Drive  •  21h 5m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main 1918 km

€200 - €300

Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main by bus and train

The journey time between Tallinn and Frankfurt am Main is around 28h 53m and covers a distance of around 2159 km. The fastest journey normally takes 28h 44m. Operated by FlixBus, PKP Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main service departs from Tallinn, Bus Station and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
28h 53m
Fastest journey time:
28h 44m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€155
Carbon emissions:
188 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:00
Last service departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main bus and train schedules

Estonia → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Estonia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Estonia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Estonia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Estonia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from Estonia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Estonia from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Frankfurt via Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 50m.

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The distance between Tallinn and Frankfurt am Main is 1454 km. The road distance is 1918 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus and train which takes 28h 42m and costs €150 - €220.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Tallinn station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 5h 6m and costs €35 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €150 and takes 36h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 1454.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Finnair and four other airlines fly from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main via Riga and Rīga in around 36h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Helsinki to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €24
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tallinn, Bus Station to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €90
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€24 - €75
Inside cabin
€55 - €75
Outside cabin
€65 - €90
Deluxe/Suite
€50 - €75
Passenger
€21 - €25
Car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €180
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€75 - €140
Inside cabin
€85 - €110
Outside cabin
€130 - €180
Deluxe/Suite
€300 - €420

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Frankfurt am Main is 1h behind Tallinn. It is currently 10:28 AM in Tallinn and 9:28 AM in Frankfurt am Main.

Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main is 1918 km. It takes approximately 21h 5m to drive from Tallinn to Frankfurt am Main.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Finnair and two other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to line 4 tram which takes 18 min and costs €1 - €2.

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