Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry

Connecting the capital city of Finland with the capital city of Estonia, the Helsinki to Tallinn ferry route is one of the most popular ferry routes in the Baltic Sea. From the city of Helsinki, which is home to an array of historical and cultural monuments, as well as being the country’s hub for politics and finance, to the city of Tallinn, which has existed since the early 13th Century, and has the architecture to match, and is the perfect place to visit to understand Estonia and its rich culture. The Helsinki to Tallinn ferry runs up to 12 times a day, which means that there can be up to 84 ferries running per week on this route, and with 3 operators providing ferries, book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Helsinki to Tallinn sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Helsinki - Tallinn Ferry Operators

  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
    • 3 Sailings Daily 2 hr 15 min
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  • Eckerö Line
    • 3 Sailings Daily 2 hr 10 min
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Helsinki Tallinn Average Prices

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

Helsinki Tallinn Ferry reviews

  • "Great job !"

    Excellent service and great entertainment

    'Mark' travelled Helsinki Tallinn with Tallink Silja

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  • "Helsinki to Tallinn and return with Viking Ferries."

    Although we were able to find seats we thought it unusual that there was no dedicated seating area. So we were in the nightclub with childrens entertainment and Bingo on the way out and sat in one of the cafes on the way back. Both legs were late morning on different though similar ferries. Terminal buildings at both ends are modern with good facilities. Paperwork from direct Ferries urges you to get to the terminal 90 minutes beforehand but Viking advised 45 minutes which was plenty. The ships do quite a quick turnaround and foot passengers board about 20 mins before sailing.

    'Neville' travelled Helsinki Tallinn with Viking Line on Mariella

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  • "Trip to Tallin"

    Everything was good, service on the deck, help of the staff when finding the car. It was with no delays at all

    'Dusan' travelled Helsinki Tallinn with Eckerö Line

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  • "Pleasant trip from Helsinki to Tallinn"

    Service on time, very pleasant journey, easy to book a ferry for very affordable price

    'Agnieszka' travelled Helsinki Tallinn with Eckerö Line

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Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for the Helsinki to Tallinn ferry can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, ferry operators, and other such, so there cannot be one single ferry timetable. Indeed, for ferries to Tallinn from Helsinki, there are up to 12 ferries running per day, meaning that there can be up to 84 ferries running per week, across 3 different operators, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information, so you can find the best ferry at the best price for you.

How long does the Ferry to Tallinn from Helsinki take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can vary between 2 hours, and 2 hours and 30 minutes, and this is due to range of reasons, such as ferry operators, destinations, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that whilst we can give you an estimate of how long the sail durations will be, they can change, so we recommend checking before you book what your estimated sail time will be.

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Tallinn from Helsinki costs is defined by many different aspects, from time of year, to which operator you are travelling with, to how you are travelling, so there are many different fares on offer here for this route. Because of this, we recommend checking out the above graph to see our monthly fare averages, have a look at our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Tallinn from Helsinki?

You are currently able to take your car with you on the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn.