Ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn

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Helsinki - Tallinn Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 daily ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn. Traveling by ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn usually takes around 2 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Tallink and Silja Line ferry can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance51 mi (82 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$21.36
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceTallink and Silja Line
Ferry lines1

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What ferry companies travel from Helsinki to Tallinn?

There is one ferry company that operates from Helsinki to Tallinn. 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 5m$33.83
  • Tallink and Silja Line

    Tallink and Silja Line

    Book Tallink and Silja Line from Helsinki to Tallinn from $20. There are 6 trips per day offered by Tallink and Silja Line from Helsinki to Tallinn and you can expect on average to pay for a Tallink and Silja Line ticket to Tallinn. In Helsinki, Tallink and Silja Line departs to Tallinn from Kauppatori . In Tallinn, Tallink and Silja Line arrives at Old City Harbor .

    An average trip on Tallink and Silja Line from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 2 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available Tallink and Silja Line trip will get you to Tallinn in 2 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Tallink and Silja Line offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Tallinn.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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.

How long is the ferry ride from Helsinki to Tallinn?

The ferry usually takes around 2 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 51 miles (82 kilometers) from Helsinki to Tallinn. 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.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn?

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

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Helsinki?

The earliest ferry leaves Helsinki at 7:00am. The latest ferry leaves Helsinki at 10:00pm. 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.

How many ferry departures serve Tallinn each day?

There are 6 scheduled ferries that travel from Helsinki to Tallinn 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 Helsinki?

Main departure station: Kauppatori

Most ferries depart from the main station in Helsinki.

All ferry stations in Helsinki:

  • Kauppatori

Where does the ferry arrive in Tallinn?

Main arrival station: Old City Harbor

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

All ferry stations in Tallinn:

  • Old City Harbor

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