There are 8 ways to get from Tallinn to Zürich by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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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Fly Tallinn to Zurich  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Zurich (ZRH) TLL - ZRH

$106 - $213

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Fly Tallinn to Basel, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Basel (BSL) TLL - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$133 - $277

Car ferry to Helsinki, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Zurich (ZRH) HEL - ZRH

$146 - $455

Fly Tallinn to Friedrichshafen, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) TLL - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB

$168 - $687

Bus  •  36 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha
  3. Take the bus from Prague to Zurich

$162 - $227

Bus, train  •  42 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny 920
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Karlsruhe Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$307 - $460

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 073
  3. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Zurich N11 / ...

$221 - $313

Drive  •  24 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Zürich 1367.1 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Zürich is to fly which costs 90€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Zürich is to fly which costs 90€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Zürich is 1710 km. The road distance is 2187.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Tallinn to Zürich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Zurich via Rīga and Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Zürich, Switzerland?

Air Baltic, Finnair and eight other airlines fly from Tallinn to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Zürich via Rīga, Praha, and Prague in around 36 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tallinn to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Tallinn to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Zurich via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tallinn to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Praha
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Tallinn to Minsk
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
FlixBus
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Passenger
$99
Vehicle
$72

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