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

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Bus, night train  •  15 h 42 min

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

$26 - $78

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Bus  •  15 h 50 min

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

$40 - $62

Train  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Smolensk D

$49 - $109

Drive  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Smolensk 488.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo, train  •  9 h 40 min

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

$110 - $308

Fly Tallinn to Minsk, train  •  10 h 40 min

  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

$85 - $258

Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Moscow Sheremetyevo, train  •  12 h 7 min

  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

$134 - $391

Ferry to Helsinki, fly to Minsk, train  •  11 h 41 min

  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

$129 - $251

Fly Tallinn to Vilnius, train  •  12 h 7 min

  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

$53 - $145

Bus to Riga, fly to Minsk, train  •  14 h 1 min

  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

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Smolensk. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Smolensk via Pskov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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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 23 h 44 min.

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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 and night train which takes 15 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 42 min to get from Tallinn to Smolensk, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Smolensk bus services, operated by Temptrans, depart from Tallinn 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 15 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 23 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Smolensk.
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  • Distance: 424.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Tallinn to Smolensk via Pskov in around 15 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tallinn to Smolensk via Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station and St Petersburg Glavny in around 23 h 44 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Minsk via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Helsinki to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Polock to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
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
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
www.rw.by
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tallinn to Saint-Peterburg Moskovsky Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Website
gorail.ee
Seating
$29 - $32
3rd Class (open sleeping)
$45 - $49
2nd Class (coupe)
$54 - $59
1st Class (SV coupe)
$110 - $125
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$20 - $29
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $50
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn to Polatsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $70
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Russian Intercity Buses
Website
bus.aviabus.ru
Bus from Pskov to Smolensk
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
bus.aviabus.ru
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga Lidosta Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ferry operators

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Smolensk is 1 h ahead of Tallinn. It is currently 2:23 AM in Tallinn and 2:23 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 10 h 45 min to drive from Tallinn to Smolensk.

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

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There are 179+ hotels available in Smolensk. Prices start at $21 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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