Helsinki-Tallinn: Tallink Shuttle Star

A two hour trip on a modern Shuttle Star is more than just a fast ferry crossing. We guarantee that your sea voyage between Helsinki and Tallinn will be pleasant and unforgettable in every sense.

Onboard experience at Star

Star class

Star-class seats are unnumbered places, so you can choose where and how you spend your time traveling. Visit the restaurants and shops, or visit the deck in the fresh air. Helsinki-Tallinn route has flexible pricing depending on availability.


Star Comfort Class is an economical way to travel with more comfort and service than in Star Class. Have a seat in a comfortable separate area with extra services, including a choice of snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, newspapers, WIFI and power outlet. Comfort class is located in Sunset Bar (deck 9)

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Equipment in Star Comfort Class area:
• Comfortable chairs 
• Desk 
• TV screens 
• Power outlets 

Food & beverages:

Departure Complimentary Extra charge
Biscuits, mini pastry, vegetable assortment with dip, candy, tea, coffee, refreshments
Sandwiches, fruit salad, yoghurt, pastries
/ evening
Biscuits, savoury snacks, vegetable assortment with dip, candy, tea, coffee, refreshments Sandwiches, salads, cake slices

Flexible pricing depending on availability.


Business class

The comfortable Business Lounge brings luxury to your cruise. The classy Business Lounge is located in the middle of the ship, on the 7th deck. During your cruise you can prepare your meeting or just relax and enjoy your trip. There is also free wireless internet connection, Tax-free menu and newspapers available. The Business Lounge ticket includes food and drinks in Business Lounge buffet.

Business Lounge -surcharge 65 €/person/one way, 0-5-year old free of charge.

Standard A & B class

The cabins are on decks 8 and 9, at the rear of the ship. There are 131 cabins for passengers: 64 inside B4 cabins and 65 outside cabins A4. There are 2 cabins for invalids, they are both located on deck 8. The cabin size is 7,5 m2. All cabins have a WC/ shower.


Cabins for disabled persons

7,5 m2 cabins are located on deck 8. All cabins are equipped with own shower and toilet.

Cabins for passengers travelling with pets

3 x B-class cabins, located on deck 8. All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet.

Shuttle buffet

Shuttle Buffet-restaurant is located on deck 8 in the front part of the ship. There are 450 seats in the restaurant. Restaurant serves Buffet breakfast on departures at 7.30 and 10.30 and warm Buffet Lunch or Dinner on other departures. On departure at 21:30 and 22:30 restaurant is closed.

Meal prices →

Buffet Menu (valid 27.12.2017–31.05.2018) →


Enjoy the best culinary experiences of the Baltic Sea and admire the breathtakingly beautiful sceneries around you! Our versatile á la carte menu offers something for everyone. Our personnel will be glad to help you to choose the right wine to go with your meal. Welcome to enjoy new Sparkling Breakfast on Friday and Saturday morning at 07:30 departure from Helsinki to Tallinn. Start your day with tasty hot and cold delicacies served to your table and enjoy the comfortable atmosphere with a glass of sparkling wine. Book in advance for 18€ / adult, 9€/ child 0-11 y.o.

Star à la carte menu →


The world's first floating BURGER KING® restaurant in the Baltic Sea is opened on Tallink Shuttle Star. BURGER KING® restaurant has almost 300 seats, but the takeaway service will make it possible to enjoy products in other areas of the ship too. The restaurant is located right next to the children's play area Tivoli on deck 9.

Burger King restaurant on Star is closed during 11.-14.9. due to service works. 

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Yo! Frozen Yogurt Café

In Yo! Frozen Yogurt Cafe you will find a great breakfast, enjoyable refreshment or a dessert no matter what the weather. You can choose from varieties of frozen yogurt, Greek Yogurt, smoothies and coffee drinks.

Frozen yogurt is a low-calorie ice-cream-like dessert made from locally sourced ingredients. Yo! Frozen Yogurt does not contain artificial colours or preservatives. Coffee drinks are made from high quality beans. We serve cakes, baked goods and macaroons to go with hot drinks.

On board M/S Star the café is located on the deck 9.


Café Snack Time is located on deck 8, in the middle of the ship. There are 320 seats in the café. Enjoy sandwiches, rolls, salads, pastries, drinks and warm dishes.


Pub Seaport  

Pub Seaport is located on the 7th deck in the rear of the ship. In the cosy pub you can enjoy different kinds of drinks and snacks.


In the Supermarket you will find alcohol, cigarettes, sweets, toys, souvenirs and food. Located on deck 7.

Perfume Shop

In Perfume Shop you will find perfumes and cosmetics. The total space of the elegant and spacious shops is 1.500 sqm! Here you will find all the newest products from world famous brands.

Trend Shop

Welcome to our new Trend Shop across the perfume store! Here you'll find the most recent trends, fashionable and classic accessories from well-known brands. This trendy store stocks a generous variety of jewellery, bags, sunglasses and watches from brands like Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger, Rotary, Sekonda, Snö of Sweden, Swarowski, Pilgrim, Ti Sento, Anne Klein, Edblad, Dyrberg/Kern and others!


Find out useful information from the links below:

Information Desk →
Ship's information desk is located on deck 7, in the middle of the ship. Information desk is open throughout the whole journey. Here you can find newspapers, Helsinki and Tallinn city maps etc.
Luggage storage→
Luggage room is located on deck 8. Price 2 € / person (max.2 bags)  + shopping bags + jacket). In the ship's bow, on deck 7, lockers for luggage, price 4 € / big & 2 € / small.  Luggage room is closed on departures 21:30 - 23:30 & 22:30 - 00:30. 
Currency exchange →
There is no currency exchange on board Star. 
Nurse →
There is no nurse or doctor among the ship crew. In case of emergency contact information desk.
Internet-connections →
WiFi free internet access in Business Lounge, deck 7. Note that connection quality may vary as the connection goes through satellite 
Embarkation →
Embarkation from deck 7.

Technical information

Year of manufacture: 2007
Passengers: 2080
Cabins: 131
Beds: 520 
Decks: 11 
Length: 186 m 
Width: 27,7 m 
Speed: 27  
Line meters: 2000 m
Ice class: 1A
Engine power: 48 000 kw 
Operates under Estonian flag

West Harbour / West Terminal 2 Helsinki

Tallink Shuttle ships Star and Megastar, operate from the new Terminal 2 starting from 27.2.2017! Europa continues operating from West Terminal 1.
West Terminal 2
Tyynenmerenkatu 14, 00220 Helsinki 
tel. 0600 157 00

Tallink Silja Oy Check-in opening times:

Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun from 06.15-22.30
Thu from 06.15-20.30

Summer 5.06.-3.09.2017
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun from 06.15-22.30
Thu from 06.15-23.30
Read more about terminal →



Address: Lootsi 13

10151 Tallinn
Tallink Ticket Office in Terminal D is open: 
Monday–Sunday 06:00 – 22:30

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Check the location on a map