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Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry

The Tallinn to Helsinki ferry route is provided by 3 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Tallinn to Helsinki takes approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Tallinn to Helsinki ferry duration can range between 2 hours and 2 hours 15 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.


Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry Schedules


There are around 100 ferry weekly sailings from Tallinn to Helsinki. Tallink Silja provide up to 9 daily sailings, Viking Line provide 16 weekly sailings and Eckerö Line provide up to 3 daily sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

The first ferry leaves at approximately 06:30 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 22:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.


Tallinn to Helsinki High Speed Ferry


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

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


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

Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry Price


The price of a ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki can vary between £24 and £181 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £62, prices can range from £24 and £134. The average price with a car is £138. Car prices can range from £61 and £265. 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.


Cheap Ferry Tickets


Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability on the ferry Tallinn to Helsinki. With 14 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative ferries to Helsinki if you require additional flexibility.


Onboard the Tallinn Ferry

Enjoy a range of facilities on your trip from Tallinn to Helsinki including business and comfort lounges, cabins, shopping and a selection of coffee shops and restaurants, including a buffet. To view facilities by ship scroll down and view our onboard the ferries section.

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 £90*
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 ferry crossing time from Tallinn to Helsinki is approximately 2h 10m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Tallinn to Helsinki ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki is £90. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Tallinn to Helsinki?

There are 3 popular ferry operators for Tallinn to Helsinki. These are
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line
  • Eckerö Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Tallinn to Helsinki?

Book ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

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

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

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

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Tallink Silja
  • Viking Line

How far is Helsinki from Tallinn?

The distance between Tallinn to Helsinki is approximately 41 nautical Miles.

Tallinn Helsinki Ferry reviews

  • "smooth sailing"

    great trip

    'Megastar' travelled on Megastar

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  • "Would recommend "

    Reliable service with plenty of entertainment on board. Good value for money 

    'Finlandia' travelled on Finlandia

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  • "Pleasant trip"

    Really big ferry with a lot options inside, the only thing I missed was a place just for seat without being a bar or restaurant 

    'Megastar' travelled on Megastar

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  • "Excellent service "

    Fast check in and nice clean boats

    'Megastar' travelled on Megastar

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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

Ferry Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


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 Everyday
Tallink Silja Line 12:30 16:00 3 hours 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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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