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Ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

Depending on the season their are usually 11 daily and 80 weekly sailings between Tallinn and Helsinki. 3 ferry operators sail between Tallinn to Helsinki, these include Eckerö Line, Tallink Silja & Viking Line. Tallinn Helsinki Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki typically departs Tallinn at about 06:00. The average sailing time of a Tallinn Helsinki ferry is approximately 2h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 0m.

Tallinn Helsinki Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Tallinn Helsinki ferries typically range between €30* and €170*. The average price is around €90*. The cheapest ferry prices from Tallinn to Helsinki start from €13*. The average price for a foot passenger is €71*. The average price for a car ferry is €143*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Tallinn and Helsinki?

The distance between Tallinn to Helsinki is approximately 47.2 miles (75.9km), or 41.0 nautical miles.

Is there a Tallinn Helsinki car ferry?

Yes, Eckerö Line, Tallink Silja, Viking Line offer a car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Tallinn and Helsinki.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Tallinn Helsinki ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki with Eckerö Line, Tallink Silja, Viking Line.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Estonia to Finland page.
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Tallinn - Helsinki Route summary
Departure Country Estonia
Destination Country Finland
No. of Operators 3
Operators Eckerö Line, Tallink Silja & Viking Line
Average Price 114 €*
Average Daily Sailings 11
Average Weekly Sailings 80
Average Sailing Duration 2h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 0m
First Ferry 06:00
Last Ferry 23:00
Distance 41 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?

The approximate duration for ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki is 2h 10m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Tallinn to Helsinki is approximately 76 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Tallinn to Helsinki?

3 popular ferry companies travel from Tallinn to Helsinki. These ferry companies are
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
  • Eckerö Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Book Tallinn to Helsinki tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki with
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
  • Eckerö Line

Can you take your car on the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Tallinn to Helsinki with the following operators
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
  • Eckerö Line

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line

How far is Helsinki from Tallinn?

Tallinn to Helsinki is approximately 40 nautical miles distance apart.

Tallinn Helsinki Ferry reviews

  • "Smooth, efficient sailing"

    We took a day trip from Tallinn to Helsinki and were delighted with the ferry, which had everything we could possibly need. Would recommend the trip to anybody considering it.

    'Megastar' travelled on Megastar

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  • "Ferry Tallin To Helsinki return"

    A five star experience. Thumbs up. Its a luxury cruise ship not just an ordinary ferry.

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Tallinn Guide

The Estonian city of Tallinn is located on the northern coast of the country, on the shores of the Gulf of Finland. It is around 80 km to the south of Helsinki, east of Stockholm in Sweden and west of St Petersburg in Russia. The old town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city as a whole was a European City of Culture in 2011, along with Turku in Finland. The city is Estonia's financial and business hub and benefits from liberal economic policy and has a highly diversified economy although its main strengths are in IT, tourism and logistics.

Tallinn's port offers ferry crossing to Finland and Sweden. The ferry terminals at the port deal with around 6 million passengers each year and has good facilities including shops, a coffee shop and departure lounges. In addition to dealing with passenger ferries, the port also caters for cruise ships and high speed ferries during the summer months. There are daily sailings between Tallinn and Stockholm and Helsinki and two sailings a week to St Petersburg in Russia.


Helsinki Guide

Helsinki is the capital of Finland and is located in the south of the country and lies on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. The city is quite small and therefore is just begging to be explored on foot where visitors will be impressed by the city's architecture, culture and shopping and will love exploring the city's parks, forests and coastline with its many islands. A popular attraction in the city is the National Museum of Finland which contains a large collection dating back to prehistoric times through to the present day. The museum is housed is a neomedieval castle which is a popular attraction in its own right. For visitors that enjoy history, other museums in the city include the Helsinki City Museum, which introduces visitors to the city's 500 year history, the University of Helsinki, which has a number of museums which includes the University Museum and the Natural History Museum.

There are daily ferry services to Helsinki from Estonia, Sweden and Germany. All the ferry companies offer also possibility to take a car with you. Helsinki can be reached by ferry also from Russia as well as Poland.


Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Eckerö Line 06:00 08:15 2 hours 15 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Viking Line 07:00 09:30 2 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Tallink Silja Line 07:30 09:30 2 hours Everyday
Tallink Silja Line 10:30 12:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 10:45 13:15 2 hours 30 minutes Sat
Eckerö Line 12:00 14:15 2 hours 15 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Tallink Silja Line 12:30 16:00 3 hours 30 minutes Everyday
Tallink Silja Line 13:30 15:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 15:30 18:00 2 hours 30 minutes Mon
Tallink Silja Line 16:30 18:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 17:00 19:30 2 hours 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Viking Line 17:30 20:00 2 hours 30 minutes Sat
Eckerö Line 18:30 21:00 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
Tallink Silja Line 19:30 21:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 22:15 00:30 2 hours 15 minutes Mon
Tallink Silja Line 22:30 00:30 2 hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Tallink Silja Line 23:00 01:00 2 hours Wed
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