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There are 4 ways to get from Tallinn to Helsinki by car ferry, ferry, car or plane

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Car ferry  •  2h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

21€ - 90€

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the Ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

27€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Paldiski
  2. Take the car ferry from Paldiski to Hanko
  3. Drive from Hanko to Helsinki

28€ - 90€

Fly  •  2h 24m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Helsinki (HEL) TLL - HEL

59€ - 227€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Helsinki is to Ferry which costs 27€ and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Helsinki is to car ferry which costs 21€ - 90€ and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tallinn and arriving at Helsinki. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Tallinn and Helsinki is 82 km.

Book your Tallinn to Helsinki ferry tickets online with Direct Ferries.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Helsinki without a car is to car ferry which takes 2h and costs 21€ - 90€.

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The car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki takes 2h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Finnair offers flights from Tallinn Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 500+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 82.1 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair flies from Tallinn to Helsinki every 4 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
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€
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
69€
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
35€
Vehicle
26€
Eckeroline
Ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
27€
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Paldiski to Hanko
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 60€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
21€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
27€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
9€
2-bed inside cabin
40€ - 60€

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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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