There are 8 ways to get from Tallinn to Istanbul by plane, car ferry, bus, ferry, train, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Tallinn to Istanbul  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Istanbul (IST) TLL - IST

$101 - $243

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Car ferry to Helsinki, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 46 min

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

$141 - $385

Fly Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) TLL - SAW

$104 - $378

Bus Temptrans  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Odessa 999
  2. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$109 - $150

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Odessa 999
  2. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$139 - $222

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn Vana-Pääsküla to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$175 - $279

Train, night train  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Ungheni
  3. Take the train from Ungheni to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$119 - $198

Drive  •  34 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Istanbul 1975.9 miles

$400 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Istanbul is to bus which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Istanbul is to fly which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Istanbul is 2069 km. The road distance is 3161.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Tallinn to Istanbul, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Odessa, Pryvoz and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines fly from Tallinn to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Istanbul via Odessa, Odessa, Pryvoz, Constanța, and Constanta in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Izmir
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Dalaman
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Bodrum
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Antalya
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Tallinn to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Istanbul via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Istanbul via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tallinn to Istanbul via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Train operators
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tallinn to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
18 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
gorail.ee
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
railway.md
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Odessa
Ave. Duration
27 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn Vana-Pääsküla to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
43 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $44
Cabin
$54
Viking Line
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85
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