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 6 times per day, Viking Line 4 times per day & the Eckerö Line service is available up to 14 times per week.

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
    • 6 Sailings Daily 2 hr
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  • Viking Line
    • 4 Sailings Daily 2 hr 30 min
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  • Eckerö Line
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 30 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

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  • "Good Experience"

    Punctual crossing. Good facilities and friendly staff

    'Susan' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Eckerö Line on Finlandia

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  • "Perfect, for the West Harbour"

    I chose Eckero Line because I knew the ship would arrive in the West Harbour of Helsinki, which was perfect for my onward trip on the St Peter Line to St Petersburg, as that was where my departure point in Helsinki was from. The ferry was similar to other ferries i'd used before by other operators between the cities. The price was also very competitive. The only negative was them demanding I had to be there 75 minutes before departure, which was clearly not the case. I'd say 30 minutes is a more reasonable time to state and one based on truth. I could have spent an 30-40 minutes doing better things in Tallinn or my hotel rather than waiting around and watching the ferry arrive in port, then unloading vehicles.

    'James' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Eckerö Line on Finlandia

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  • "Sail Away"

    In Sept we sailed from Tallin to Helsinki - excellent very clean ship with all the facilities one could wish for. Our lunch was delicious and reasonably priced. On time both leaving and arriving with very good port facilities. We would certainly use this line again.

    'Andre' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Eckerö Line on Finlandia

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  • "Great journey"

    Both ships were very large and comfortable. Journeys were smooth and punctual.

    'Cristina' travelled Tallinn Helsinki with Tallink Silja on Tallink Superstar

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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 50 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.