There are 5 ways to get from Tallinn to Kotka by ferry, bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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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Ferry, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Take the bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Kotkan linja-autoasema / ...

$55 - $73

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Carferry, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the carferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar, M/S Baltic Queen, M/S Star
  2. Take the bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Kotkan linja-autoasema / ...

$74 - $233

Ferry, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Take the train from Helsinki to Kouvola Z / ...
  3. Take the train from Kouvola to Kotkan Satama 354 / ...

$67 - $85

Carferry, drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the carferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar, M/S Baltic Queen, M/S Star
  2. Drive from Helsinki to Kotka

$58 - $228

Fly, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Helsinki (HEL) TLL - HEL
  2. Take the bus from Porvoonkatu to Kotkan linja-autoasema

$89 - $168

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tallinn and Kotka is 167 km.

The best way to get from Tallinn to Kotka without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Tallinn to Kotka, including transfers.

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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 61+ hotels available in Kotka. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Kotka.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tallinn to Kotka. However, you can take the ferry to Helsinki, take the walk to Vyökatu, take the line 4 tram to Ooppera, then take the bus to Kotkan linja-autoasema. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tallinn to Kotka via Helsinki, Vyökatu, and Ooppera in around 5 h 22 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kouvola to Kotkan Satama
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
www.vr.fi
Helsingin seudun liikenne
Phone
+358 9 47664000
Email
hsl@hsl.fi
Website
hsl.fi
Train from Helsinki to Kouvola
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Ooppera to Kotkan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Bus from Porvoonkatu to Kotkan linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Jyrkilä Oy
Website
jyrkila.com
Bus from Ooppera to Kotka linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
jyrkila.com
Ferry operators
Eckeroline
Ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi
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 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30

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