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Helsinki to Talinn by a ferry

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Helsinki to Talinn by a ferry

My husband and I are wanting to take a ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn on Wednesday,19th of September 2018. Should we pre-book or buy on the day? I have read other posts on this subject but they are a few years old so I would really appreciate your feedback /advice for September 2018. Prior to catching the ferry we will be travelling by train from St Petersberg to Helsinki and we wanted to spend a few hours exploring Helsinki before catching the ferry across to Tallinn. We therefore don't really want to be locked into a time slot for a ferry departure unless necessary. Many thanks for your help.

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1. Re: Helsinki to Talinn by a ferry

Have you checked times and availability.

There are several companies.

Prices vary widely.

Two different departure locations.

Some trips slightly slower

We have prebooking for cost, and also convenient arrival time

Edited: 02 June 2018, 00:52
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2. Re: Helsinki to Talinn by a ferry

You can certainly buy a ticket on the spot, it'll just cost you a few bucks more.

This detailed thread is from last year and is still mostly valid. The main difference is that Linda Line has gone bust, so you have only three ferry operators to choose from. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g18989…

There is a possibility for a late-night departure, spending the night on the ship in Tallinn harbour. This might suit you as it'll give you a day in Helsinki plus an early start in Tallinn.

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3. Re: Helsinki to Talinn by a ferry

Thanks very much for your valuable information.

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