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Fly Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport, line 2 bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the plane from Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Lennujaam to Ruubi

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare 272 / ...

€9 - €16

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Fly Tallinn to Kuressaare  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Kuressaare (URE) TLL - URE

€57 - €142

Drive, ferry  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Virtsu sadam
  2. Take the ferry from Virtsu sadam to Kuivastu sadam Vk
  3. Drive from Kuivastu sadam to Kuressaare

Tallinn → Saaremaa
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saaremaa is 1247.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saaremaa is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Saaremaa is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Tallinn to Saaremaa is to bus, which costs €9 - €16 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Saaremaa is to fly which costs €55 - €150 and takes 3h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tallinna bussijaam and arriving at Kuressaare. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Tallinn and Saaremaa is 168 km.

The best way to get from Tallinn to Saaremaa without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs €9 - €16.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Tallinn to Saaremaa, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Saaremaa bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Tallinna bussijaam station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Saaremaa is to fly which takes 3h 4m and costs €55 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €16 and takes 4h.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Tallinn to Saaremaa bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at Kuressaare station.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Saaremaa.
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  • Distance: 168.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 46m

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Saaremaa, Estonia?

FlexFlight ApS flies from Tallinn to Kuressaare twice daily. Alternatively, Lux Express operates a bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare 3 times a day. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 4h. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Tallinn to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Bus operators
Atko Bussiliinid AS
Phone
+372 641 8218
Email
grupp@atko.ee
Website
atko.ee
Bus from Lennujaam to Ruubi
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Atko Bussiliinid AS
Estonian Lines OÜ
Phone
+372 518 8493
Website
estonianlines.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estonian Lines OÜ
Peatus Estonia
Website
web.peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Peatus Estonia
Sirel Reisid OÜ
Phone
(+372) 515 2849
Email
info@sirelreisid.com
Website
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Sirel Reisid OÜ
Ferry operators
TS Laevad OÜ
Phone
+372 618 1310
Email
info@praamid.ee
Website
praamid.ee
Ferry from Virtsu sadam to Kuivastu sadam
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TS Laevad OÜ
Other operators
Saartelennuliinid
Phone
+372 58856336
Email
info@saartelennuliinid.ee
Website
sll.flights
Plane from Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Schedules at
sll.flights
FIX
€26
FLEX
€34

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport.

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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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