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Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry

The Helsinki to Tallinn ferry route is provided by 3 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Helsinki to Tallinn takes approximately 2 hours and 17 minutes on most ferries servicing this route. Helsinki to Tallinn ferry duration can range between 2 hours and 3 hours 25 minutes depending on the operator that you choose to travel with and weather conditions at the time of sailing.

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Schedule

There are around 75 weekly ferry sailings from Helsinki to Tallinn. Tallink Silja provide up to 8 sailings per day, Eckero Line provide up to 3 sailings per day and Viking Line provide up to 15 weekly sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Time

The first ferry departs Helsinki at around 07:30 and the last ferry departs at around 23:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Overnight Ferry Helsinki Tallinn

There is one overnight ferry available from Helsinki to Tallinn with Tallink Silja that departs at 23:00 every Wednesday and arrives in Talllinn at 01:00.

High Speed Ferry Helsinki to Tallinn

The fastest ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn is with Tallink Silja in 2 hours.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn?

You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Helsinki to Tallinn.

Are pets allowed on the Helsinki Tallinn ferry?

Yes, pets are welcome on the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn with Tallink Silja and Viking Line. Pets are allowed on board all ferries in pet-friendly cabins or kennels. However, guide dog can be taken onboard all ferries and are not subject to the transportation fee. Pets weighing more than 20 kilograms can stay in either an onboard kennel or pet-friendly cabin. We advise booking this in advance as the availability of kennels are limited. Please also note that pets must remain on a leash and muzzled when outside the cabin. All passengers travelling with pets must ensure that they have a Pet Passport before sailing.

How much luggage can you bring on ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn?

Those sailing with Tallink Silja can bring as many bags as they wish onboard. However, there are no luggage carts available. There are two luggage rooms located on deck 8, which cost around $2 per person. Here, you can store up to 2 bags and an overcoat. The luggage room closes after departure and opens 30 minutes before arrival.

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn can vary between $31 and $1,292 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $664, prices can range from $67 and $300. The average price with a car is $149. Car prices can range from $315 and $1,292. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days. Please note that prices are exclusive of booking fees.

Cheap Ferry Helsinki Tallinn

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is highly recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability.

How to get from Helsinki to Tallinn

The best way to travel from Helsinki to Tallinn is by ferry. With 11 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there is an alternative ferry to Tallinn if you require additional flexibility.

Can I travel in first class on the Helsinki Tallinn ferry?

First class is available on ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn with Tallink Silja and Viking Line.

Can I take a day trip on the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn Estonia?

Yes, you can easily take a day trip from Helsinki to Tallinn by ferry. Simply take the 07:30 and arrive in Tallinn at 9:30. This service is available with Tallink Silja Line and sails every day.


For more information, please visit our Ferries from Finland to Estonia page.
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Helsinki - Tallinn Route summary
Departure Country Finland
Destination Country Estonia
No. of Operators 3
Operators Eckerö Line, Tallink Silja & Viking Line
Average Price $108*
Average Daily Sailings 11
Average Weekly Sailings 80
Average Sailing Duration 2h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 0m
First Ferry 01:30
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 Helsinki to Tallinn?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn is approximately 2h 10m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn?

The average price of a ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn is approximately $109. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Helsinki to Tallinn?

There are currently 3 popular ferry operators travelling from Helsinki to Tallinn. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
  • Eckerö Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Helsinki to Tallinn?

Ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

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

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn with
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
  • Eckerö Line

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

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

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line

How far is Tallinn from Helsinki?

Helsinki to Tallinn is approximately 41 nautical miles distance apart.

Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Guide

Helsinki Ferry Guide

Helsinki ferry port is located on the south coast of Finland in the Jatkasaari region. The West Harbour is easily accessible via tram. Passengers can reach the port by taking the Lansiterm T1 (Pink and Green Line) to stops 7 or 7H, which is only a short walk from the terminal building. Helsinki airport is approximately 21km from the port and can be reached in 30 minutes by car. The West Harbour is one of Finland’s busiest ports, with numerous facilities to accommodate a vast influx of passengers including cafes, bars, restaurants, toilets, ATM, luggage lockers and disabled access. It also has 24/7 long-term parking at the Satamaparkki multi-storey which has up to 700 spaces. The address of Helsinki ferry port is Tyynenmerenkatu 14.



Tallinn Ferry Guide

Tallinn ferry port is located on the north coast of Estonia in the Sadama region. The terminal is only a short walk from Tallinn’s Old Town, making it easily accessible for all passengers. There are a range of facilities in the terminal building including shops, cafes, casinos, bars, buffet restaurants and an easy self-service check in. Those taking their vehicles can park directly outside the main terminal building. The address of Tallinn ferry port is E67, 10151 Tallinn, Estonia.



Helsinki to Tallinn Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 6/17/2024 and 6/23/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Tallink Silja Line 07:30 09:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 07:45 10:00 2 hours 15 minutes Fri, Sat
Eckerö Line 09:00 11:15 2 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Tallink Silja Line 10:30 12:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 10:30 13:00 2 hours 30 minutes Tue, Wed
Viking Line 10:30 13:15 2 hours 45 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Viking Line 11:30 14:00 2 hours 30 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
Tallink Silja Line 13:30 15:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 14:15 16:30 2 hours 15 minutes Fri, Sat
Eckerö Line 15:15 17:30 2 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Tallink Silja Line 16:30 18:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 19:00 21:30 2 hours 30 minutes Mon
Tallink Silja Line 19:30 21:30 2 hours Everyday
Viking Line 20:30 23:00 2 hours 30 minutes Tue, Wed
Viking Line 21:00 23:30 2 hours 30 minutes Fri, Sat
Viking Line 21:15 23:30 2 hours 15 minutes Thu, Sun
Eckerö Line 21:40 00:10 2 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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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