Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry

The Tallinn Helsinki ferry route connects Estonia with Finland and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. Tallink Silja operate their crossing up to 7 times per day, Viking Line 15 times per week & the Eckerö Line service is available up to 3 times per day.

There are a combined 12 sailings available per day on the Tallinn Helsinki crossing between Estonia and Finland and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Tallinn - Helsinki Ferry Operators

  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
    • 15 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 15 min
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  • Eckerö Line
    • 3 Sailings Daily 2 hr 15 min
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Tallinn Helsinki Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Tallinn Helsinki route is a car and 2 passengers.

Tallinn Helsinki Ferry reviews

  • "Great experience with tallink Star."

    Traveled to Helsinki and back on a day trip. ship extremely efficient, punctual, clean and the staff very helpful and welcoming. Would highly recommend this service.

    'Ger' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Tallink Silja on Tallink Star

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  • "Beautifully clean and efficient ship"

    We had read a few comments about grubby areas and disgusting toilets but we saw nothing like this. The staff were quick to clean up and mess travellers had left without complaint.

    'Marion' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Tallink Silja on Tallink Star

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  • "Smooth Sailing"

    We were foot passengers travelling from Tallin to Helsinki. Nice lady checked us in. Good facilities in board was surprised by entertainment man singing and then the karaoke provided some good laughs. Didn’t eat but the bar staff were great. Disembarked with no problems and the taxi rank was right outside. Thanks to the crew

    'Cathy' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Eckerö Line

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  • "Echero Line"

    Very much recommended ferry! 2.15 hrs travel time and all needed for this travel time facilities on board including the shop with F&B and cosmetics. One mistake that i’ve regret of is booking the tickets via directferries.co.uk Overpaid and not clear instructions wrt the boarding passes which still needed to be obtained as well as overloading with the emails with surveys for the online booking services. Guys please improve the instructions so they can be more clear. Thank you anyways

    'Natalja' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Eckerö Line

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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.