Tallinn (Estonia)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
12:29 20 Jun 2018

Address
Sadama 25/4, 25/2, 25/3, 15051, Tallinn, Estonia

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Tallinn is a major port city on Baltic Sea. The distance to Helsinki (across Gulf of Finland) is approx 85 km (53 ml). The city is Estonia's capital and has population around 0,43 million (metro over 0,54 million). Tallinn is among the most popular ports of call on Baltic Sea cruise itineraries (to Scandinavia and Russia) in Northern Europe.

Port Tallinn

Port's cruising season runs late April-early May through late October-early September. The average number of cruise ship calls per year is around 300. Tallinn Passenger Port is among the busiest Baltic cruise destinations and serves over 0,5 million cruise tourists annually. Since 2011, The port is also a turnaround destination (homeport) for cruise vesssels leaving from Tallinn on roundtrip itineraries. The new service is via cooperation with the interantional airport Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (Estonia's largest). The airport is located approx 4 km / 2,5 ml from city downtown.

Port Tallinn (Estonia) cruise port

Port Tallinn (officially Tallinna Sadam) is Estonia's largest seaport in terms of both cargo and passenger (ferry and cruise) shipping traffic, The port authority is a state-owned company that manages all 5 ports:

  • Old City Harbour ("Tallinn Passenger Port", in the city's centre) is the country's main passenger (cruise and ferry) port. Regularly scheduled ferries serve the ferry routes to Finland (Helsinki), Russia (St Petersburg) and Sweden (Stockholm).
  • Muuga Harbour is the country's largest cargo port, located approx 13 km / 8 ml northeast from city's centre.
  • Paldiski South Harbour (in Paldiski) is a cargo port located approx 40 km / 25 ml west from the city's centre.
  • Paljassaare Harbour (in Paljassaare) is a small cargo port located approx 5 km / 3 ml northwest of the city's centre.
  • Tallinna Sadam port authority also manages the passenger port Saaremaa Harbour (in Ninase, Saaremaa Island - Estonia’s biggest island).
  • Old City Marina (boat / yacht marina harbor) was opened in 2010 and is part of Tallinn Passenger Port (Old City Harbour).
  • In 2015, Tallinn Passenger Port served nearly 9,8 million passengers (cruise ship and ferry combined).
  • In 2016, the port handled a total of 271 cruise ship calls and around 474,000 passengers.
  • In 2017, the cruise port had scheduled 314 ship calls and handled over 0,5 million tourists.
  • Since January 2018, all LNG-powered marine vessels (ships running on liquefied natural gas as primary fuel) receive a 4% tonnage fee discount when berthing in Port Tallinn. The LNG fuel doesn't produce any solid (soot) particles and sulphur (in comparison to diesel engines), while the levels of NOx and COx emissions are significantly lower (in comparison to natural gas).
  • In 2018, the cruise port had booked 341 ship calls for over 565,000 passengers - a record year based on pre-booked berths and estimated passenger number.

Highlights: Medieval City, Citadel, Kolga, Toompea Castle, Kadriorg Park

Tallinn cruise terminal

Tallinn cruise port has been upgraded and expanded constantly to handle the increasing passenger (ferry and cruise) traffic. Cruise vessels use 2 docks - Old City Harbour (Tallinn Passenger Port) and Saaremaa Harbour. The port has all 4 passenger terminals A, B, D, and Old City Marina (former "Terminal C"). The 3 passenger terminals (A, B, D) have total berth length of 4,2 km / 2,6 ml.

Tallinn port map

The walking distance between the cruise port terminal (at Tallinn Passenger Port) and the Old Town is around 20-min.

Shuttle bus service is operated between the cruise terminal (both docking piers) and the city's Old Town. In the passenger terminal building there is a tourist information booth. There is a taxi rank located in front the cruise terminal. Know that taxi prices are negotiable! A popular way to explore the city is the hop-on / hop-off bus tour.

Tallinn Passenger Port's second (new) cruise ship pier can accommodate even the world's largest cruise vessels of the Royal Caribbean's Oasis-class. Currently, the port can handle cruise vessels with max LOA length 340 m (1115 ft), max width 42 m (138 ft) and max draft 11 m (36 ft).

Next photo shows the port's ferry terminals.

Tallinn Passenger Port (ferry terminals)

The port's first (old) cruise pier has length of 339 m (1112 ft). This quay was inaugurated in 2004 and was built exclusively for docking of cruise vessels. To cope with the increasing number of cruise ships (since 2011, when the turnaround port operations were started), the port authority started building a second quay in 2013 at the cost of EUR 9,34 million. The new pier (length 421 m / 1381 ft) is located next to the old quay.

Tallinn tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Kiek in de Kök: the translation of the name is “Peek into the Kitchen.” The cannon tower is 38 meters tall and its name came after a joke by Medieval guards who thought they would see trough the chimneys of the houses right into the kitchens.
  • Tallinn City Tour: the city tours are in double deck colorful buses. There is available audio in ten different languages. You can choose between three lines (blue, green and red) with different routes.
  • Estonian History Museum: located in the Great Guild Hall.
  • Oleviste Church and Tower: the St. Olav’s Church dates back to 13th century. It used to be the world’s tallest building for the period 1549 -1625. Its spire is 159 meters.
  • Estonian Maritime Museum: it is located in the Fat Margaret cannon tower. You can explore the maritime history of Estonia displayed over four floors.
  • Bastion Tunnels: it used to be a part of the tunnel system for defense. It was built during the Swedish rule, in the 1600s.

Port Tallinn cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Tallinn, Estonia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ship Arrival Departure
1 June, 2018
Friday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAcara08:0019:00
1 June, 2018
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Breakaway09:0016:00
1 June, 2018
Friday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineBrilliance Of The Seas11:0018:00
2 June, 2018
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAmadea09:0023:00
3 June, 2018
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sea
3 June, 2018
Sunday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 107:0017:00
3 June, 2018
Sunday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Orchestra09:0016:00
4 June, 2018
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sky
4 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAmar09:0017:00
4 June, 2018
Monday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal10:0018:00
5 June, 2018
Tuesday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Zuiderdam11:0018:00
6 June, 2018
Wednesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRegal Princess08:0017:00
6 June, 2018
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Preziosa 09:0016:00
7 June, 2018
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sun
7 June, 2018
Thursday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Prinsendam08:0017:00
7 June, 2018
Thursday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Magica09:0017:00
7 June, 2018
Thursday
Windstar Cruises cruise lineStar Breeze10:0016:00
8 June, 2018
Friday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSapphire Princess10:0017:00
8 June, 2018
Friday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineNavigator Of The Seas11:0018:00
9 June, 2018
Saturday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAdiva09:0017:00
9 June, 2018
Saturday
Cruise and Maritime Voyages Cruises cruise lineMarco Polo12:0017:00
10 June, 2018
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Breakaway09:0016:00
11 June, 2018
Monday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Marina08:0017:00
11 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAmar09:0017:00
11 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAcara09:0017:00
13 June, 2018
Wednesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Marina08:0017:00
13 June, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineBrilliance Of The Seas11:0018:00
14 June, 2018
Thursday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sky
14 June, 2018
Thursday
Fred Olsen Cruises cruise lineBalmoral
14 June, 2018
Thursday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal09:0017:00
14 June, 2018
Thursday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Magica09:0017:00
15 June, 2018
Friday
Saga Cruises Cruises cruise lineSaga Sapphire08:0018:00
15 June, 2018
Friday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAbella09:0017:00
15 June, 2018
Friday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Silhouette10:0018:00
15 June, 2018
Friday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Orchestra11:0019:00
17 June, 2018
Sunday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineAzura
17 June, 2018
Sunday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRegal Princess08:0017:00
17 June, 2018
Sunday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Serenity08:0018:00
18 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAmar09:0017:00
19 June, 2018
Tuesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Breakaway09:0016:00
19 June, 2018
Tuesday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAdiva09:0017:00
20 June, 2018
Wednesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineArtania08:0014:00
20 June, 2018
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Preziosa 09:0016:00
20 June, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineNavigator Of The Seas11:0018:00
21 June, 2018
Thursday
Regent Seven Seas Cruises cruise lineSeven Seas Explorer08:0016:00
21 June, 2018
Thursday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Rotterdam09:0018:00
21 June, 2018
Thursday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Magica09:0017:00
22 June, 2018
Friday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineSerenade Of The Seas07:0017:00
24 June, 2018
Sunday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 108:0018:00
24 June, 2018
Sunday
Azamara Cruises Cruises cruise lineAzamara Journey08:0017:00
25 June, 2018
Monday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Ovation08:0017:00
25 June, 2018
Monday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Serenity08:0019:00
25 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAmar09:0017:00
25 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAcara09:0018:00
26 June, 2018
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Eclipse07:0016:00
27 June, 2018
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery09:0017:00
28 June, 2018
Thursday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineSerenade Of The Seas07:0016:00
28 June, 2018
Thursday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRegal Princess08:0017:00
28 June, 2018
Thursday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Magica09:0017:00
29 June, 2018
Friday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 107:0017:00
29 June, 2018
Friday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAbella09:0017:00
29 June, 2018
Friday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Zuiderdam11:0018:00
29 June, 2018
Friday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Deutschland14:0020:00
30 June, 2018
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineArtania07:0014:00
30 June, 2018
Saturday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Silhouette09:0018:00

The Tallinn cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Tallinn, Estonia.

If you lose the Tallinn location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.