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There are 10 ways to get from Tallinn to Smolensk by bus, night train, train, car, plane or ferry

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Bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Bussijaam Tallin to Pskov 989
  2. Take the bus from Pskov to Smolensk 902

$22 - $45

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Bus, night train  •  15h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Polatsk
  2. Take the night train from Polock to Smolensk D

$26 - $78

Train  •  23h 37m

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to St Petersburg Glavny D
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Smolensk D

$41 - $94

Drive  •  10h 45m

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Smolensk 488.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo, train  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) TLL - SVO
  2. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Smolensk

$113 - $309

Fly Tallinn to Minsk, train  •  10h 49m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Minsk (MSQ) TLL - MSQ
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
  3. Take the train from Orscha Central to Smolensk

$87 - $258

Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Minsk, train  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Minsk (MSQ) HEL - MSQ
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
  4. Take the train from Orscha Central to Smolensk

$124 - $252

Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Moscow Sheremetyevo, train  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) HEL - SVO
  3. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Smolensk

$130 - $393

Fly Tallinn to Vilnius, train  •  11h 53m

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Vilnius (VNO) TLL - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
  4. Take the train from Orscha Central to Smolensk

$55 - $145

Bus to Riga, fly to Minsk, train  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga Lidosta Airport
  2. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Minsk (MSQ) RIX - MSQ
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
  4. Take the train from Orscha Central to Smolensk

$95 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Smolensk is to bus which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 14h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Smolensk is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Smolensk. However, there are services departing from Bussijaam Tallin and arriving at Smolensk via Pskov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tallinn to Smolensk. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Smolensk via St Petersburg Glavny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 37m.

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The distance between Tallinn and Smolensk is 679 km. The road distance is 782 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Smolensk without a car is to bus which takes 14h 35m and costs 19€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 14h 35m to get from Tallinn to Smolensk, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Smolensk bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Bussijaam Tallin station.

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Tallinn to Smolensk train services, operated by Go Rail, depart from Tallinn station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Smolensk is to bus which takes 14h 35m and costs 19€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 23h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Smolensk.
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  • Distance: 424.1 miles
  • Duration: 14h 35m

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Smolensk, Russia?

You can take a bus from Tallinn to Smolensk via Pskov in around 14h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tallinn to Smolensk via St Petersburg Glavny in around 23h 37m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Polock to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $4
Coupe
$4 - $5
Train from Orscha Central to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
www.rw.by
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tallinn to St Petersburg Glavny
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
gorail.ee
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
15h 48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$20 - $30
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $50
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $20
2nd Class (Kupé)
$19 - $29
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Bussijaam Tallin to Pskov
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $28
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
avtovokzaly.ru
Russian Intercity Buses
Website
bus.aviabus.ru
Bus from Pskov to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
bus.aviabus.ru
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn to Polatsk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $70
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Ecolines
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Tallinn to Smolensk bus services, operated by Russian Intercity Buses, arrive at Smolensk station.

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Smolensk is 1h ahead of Tallinn. It is currently 6:24 AM in Tallinn and 7:24 AM in Smolensk.

Tallinn to Smolensk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Smolensk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Smolensk is 782 km. It takes approximately 10h 45m to drive from Tallinn to Smolensk.

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Finnair, Air Baltic and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Smolensk. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to line 4 tram which takes 18m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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