Tallinn to Helsinki ferry

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Journey Information

There are 6 daily ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki. Traveling by ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki usually takes around 2 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Tallink and Silja Line ferry can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance51 mi (82 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price€20.57
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceTallink and Silja Line
Ferry lines1

Price trends for ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki

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What ferry companies travel from Tallinn to Helsinki?

There is one ferry company that operates from Tallinn to Helsinki. Tallink and Silja Line is the only company that connects the two cities by ferry. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled ferries per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tallink and Silja Line62h 2m€35.07
  • Book Tallink and Silja Line from Tallinn to Helsinki from €21. There are 6 trips per day offered by Tallink and Silja Line from Tallinn to Helsinki and you can expect on average to pay for a Tallink and Silja Line ticket to Helsinki. In Tallinn, Tallink and Silja Line departs to Helsinki from Old City Harbor . In Helsinki, Tallink and Silja Line arrives at Kauppatori .

    An average trip on Tallink and Silja Line from Tallinn to Helsinki takes 2 hours and 2 minutes , while the fastest available Tallink and Silja Line trip will get you to Helsinki in 2 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Tallink and Silja Line offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Helsinki.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the ferry or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The ferry usually takes around 2 hours and 1 minute to cover the 51 miles (82 kilometers) from Tallinn to Helsinki. However, the fastest ferry only takes 2 hours, It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Thursday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Thursday is the way to go.

The earliest ferry leaves Tallinn at 06:00. The latest ferry leaves Tallinn at 22:00. To see the times for all ferries between the first and last ones, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 6 scheduled ferries that travel from Tallinn to Helsinki every day. Of these, 6 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Tallinn?

Main departure station: Old City Harbor

Most ferries depart from the main station in Tallinn.

All ferry stations in Tallinn:

  • Old City Harbor

Where does the ferry arrive in Helsinki?

Main arrival station: Kauppatori

All ferries from Tallinn arrive at one main station in Helsinki.

Ferry stations in Helsinki:

  • Kauppatori

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