There are 9 ways to get from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg by car ferry, train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

Car ferry, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar
  2. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...

$89 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus Ecolines  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg 930001 / ...

$11 - $25

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Bus Lux Express  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Narva 906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Narva to St.Petersburg

$21 - $33

Bus Lux Express #2  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to St.Petersburg 922 / ...

$18 - $48

Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to St Petersburg Ladogskii Express

$24 - $47

Car ferry  •  14 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg

$92

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg 230.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Tallinn, line 2 Metro  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to St. Petersburg (LED) TLL - LED
  2. Take the line 2 Metro from Park Pobedy to Nevsky Prospekt

$92 - $274

Car ferry to Helsinki, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to St. Petersburg (LED) HEL - LED

$147 - $506

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg is to bus which costs 10€ - 22€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg is to fly and line 2 Metro which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Saint Petersburg is 317 km. The road distance is 368.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tallinn and arriving at Saint Petersburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tallinn and arriving at Saint Petersburg. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Ecolines operates a bus from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, Go Rail operates a train from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Nordica
Website
nordica.ee
Flights from Tallinn to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Saint Petersburg a/v
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Narva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Narva to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinn to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Narva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
peatus.ee
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
St Peters Line

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