Getting There in Estonia

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Cruise ships in Tallinn

Cruise ships in Tallinn

Joseph Hollick

Getting to and from Estonia

by ferry

Estonia is well served by ferry, with connections from Tallinn to for example Helsinki, Stockholm, St Petersburg and Rostock. Ferry operators include Tallink (, Silja Line ( and Viking Line (

by rail

Rail connections with other countries are limited, there is however a daily overnight connection with Moscow. Check out (not in English) or (in English) for more details.

by bus

Due to the lack of rail services, buses are the way to go in the Baltics. Connections from Tallinn to main destinations in neighbouring countries, and even as far as Western and Southern Europe are available. More information can be found on and

by air

Tallinn has direct air connections with a large number of Europe ’s major cities as follows:

Estonian Air from Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Kiev, London, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Oslo, Paris, Riga (codeshare with Air Baltic), Stockholm and Vilnius (codeshare with Air Baltic).

Air Baltic from Riga and Vilnius.

SAS in co-operation with Estonian air from Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm.

Aeroflot from Moscow.

Aerosvit Airlines (through codeshare with Estonian Air) from Kiev.

City Airline from Gothenburg.

Czech Airlines from Prague.

Easy Jet Airline from Berlin and London.

Finnair from Helsinki.

KLM from Amsterdam.

LOT from Warsaw.

Lufthansa from Frankfurt.

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Nordic Jet Line

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Nordic Jet Line operates 'high speed' catamarans on the Helsinki - Tallinn route. There are seven sailings a day (less on sundays) and travel time is 1h40. There are no ferries from January to April, due to the ice conditions at sea. Booking online is the best way to get hold of a cheap ticket.

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