There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Tallinn by plane, car ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly to Tallinn  •  6 h 35 min

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

$99 - $212

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Fly to Helsinki, car ferry  •  8 h 35 min

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

$134 - $460

Train, bus  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn

$190 - $282

Bus Eurolines IT  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice Mestre 401 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre Via Ca' Marcello to Tallinn

$163 - $235

Bus Ecolines  •  44 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Freiburg 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 920

$123 - $220

Drive, train  •  28 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg Ice
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Tallinn

$382 - $587

Drive  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tallinn 1367.7 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 210 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Tallinn is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 210 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Tallinn via Mestre Via Ca' Marcello. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 55 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Tallinn is 1710 km. The road distance is 2188.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tallinn without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 38 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 280.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Zürich to Tallinn, including transfers.

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Zürich to Tallinn bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tallinn is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 230 and takes 26 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Tallinn Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Tallinn bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 1068.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

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

Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Zürich to Tallinn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tallinn via Venice, Venice Mestre and Mestre Via Ca' Marcello in around 26 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Tallinn via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Freiburg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $45
Cabin
$55
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Tallinn is 1 h ahead of Zürich. It is currently 11:27 PM in Zürich and 12:27 AM in Tallinn.

Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Tallinn is 2188 km. It takes approximately 24 h 21 min to drive from Zürich to Tallinn.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, easyJet and seven other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 841+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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