AIRPORTS

Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport has direct connections with many airports in Europe. You can take a direct flight from Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Vienna, Milan, Oslo, Paris, etc. More information about direct connections https://www.tallinn-airport.ee/en/flight-info/destinations/ Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport www.tallinn-airport.ee

From the Riga Airport you can fly to 74 direct destinations in the world. The flight from Riga to Tallinn takes 50 minutes. http://www.riga-airport.com/

There are some coach connections from Riga to Tartu
https://luxexpress.eu/en/marsruti/riga-tartu
https://ecolines.net/international/en/bus/riga(bus-station)-tartu

Tartu Ülenurme Airport http://www.tartu-airport.ee/eng  You can fly to Tartu via Helsinki by Finnair https://www.finnair.com/us/gb/destinations/europe/estonia/tartu

TRANSPORT CONNECTION FROM SWEDEN

Tallinn Airport has direct connection with Gothenburg and Stockholm. The Stockholm-Tallinn ferry route connects Sweden with Estonia and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Tallink Silja service runs up to 7 times per week with a sailing duration of around 15 hours 30 minutes while the St Peter Line service runs up to 1 time per week with a duration from 62 hr 30 min. Tallink ferries arrive to D-terminal (Lootsi 13) https://www.tallinksilja.com/stockholm-tallinn

TRANSPORT CONNECTION FROM TALLINN AIRPORT TO TARTU

TRANSPORT CONNECTION FROM TALLINN AIRPORT TO TARTU Bus and tram stops are only meters away from the airport arrival entrances. You have a bus ticket Tallinn-Tartu: There is a very good Tallinn-Tartu coach connection. The buses depart every half an hour from the Tallinn Central Bus station and they stop also at Tallinn airport. As Estonia is the e-country, it is very easy to buy a bus ticket from internet https://www.tpilet.ee/en/timetable/tallinn/tartu
It is suggested to buy tickets online before you depart from your home. Buses start from bus station and airport is the second stop by demand (your ticket). It is not guaranteed to get a ticket from the bus. The trip Tallinn – Tartu takes 2.5 hours.

You do not  have a bus ticket Tallinn-Tartu:  You have to go to the Tallinn Bus station, Lastekodu 46. Public tram route No. 4 stop is located next to the terminal towards the city. On Mondays through Saturdays, the first tram arrives at the airport at 5.25 AM and at 5.45 AM on Sundays. The last tram from the airport to the city center leaves at 0.45 AM, allowing passengers arriving from the last flights of the day to use the public transport for reaching the city. Tram tickets cost 2 euros while buying from the driver. The journey to the city center takes approximately 15-17 minutes. The Bus station is about 2 km from the airport. By tram it is the 7th stop (Bussijaam).

Railway Baltic Station (Balti jaam) is located about 6 km from the airport and you can take a taxi. In order to avoid any unpleasant experiences with taxis, the airport recommends to use only their partner taxis waiting at the official taxi park of the airport. The taxi park is only meters away from the arrival entrances. Railway tickets online: https://pilet.elron.ee/en/Schedule?from=Tallinn&to=Tartu&date= 08.02.2019 The trip Tallinn-Tartu takes 2 – 2,5 hours depending on trains.

TRANSPORT CONNECTION FROM TALLINN SEAPORT TO TARTU

You can reach Estonia from Helsinki or Stockholm on the ferry to Tallinn Vanasadam. The Railway Baltic Station is located 1.5 km from A-, B-Terminal and 2 km from D-Terminal. Railway tickets online: https://pilet.elron.ee/en/Schedule?from=Tallinn&to=Tartu&date=08.02.2019 The Bus Station (Bussijaam) is located 3,5 km from the A-, B-, C-Terminal. You can take a taxi or public Tram No. 2. The stop Linnahall is located about 700 m from A Terminal. The trip from the stop Linnahall to the stop Bussijaam ( the 6th stop) takes about 20 min. Tram tickets cost 2 euros while buying from the driver. From D-Terminal you can take a taxi or the bus No.2 to Tallinna Bussijaam (Bus station). Taxis are waiting at the taxi stop in front of the port . The bus stop is also in front of the building. Bussijaam is 2.5 km from the D-terminal. As Estonia is the e-country, it is very easy to buy Tallinn-Tartu bus tickets from internet https://www.tpilet.ee/en/timetable/tallinn/tartu It is suggested to buy tickets online before you depart from your home.

YOU ARRIVED TO TARTU BY BUS OR TRAIN

The Bus station is located in the centre (450 m from the Art Hotel Pallas, 900 m from the Hotel London, 350 from the V Spa Hotel.
From the Railway station it is 1.5 km to the Art Hotel Pallas, 1.4 km to the Hotel London and 1.6 km to the V Spa hotel.
Taxis are waiting at the taxi stop in front of the railway station.

YOU ARRIVED IN TARTU BY PLANE

The taxi rank is located right in front of the Tartu Airport terminal building. Tartu Airport is located about 11 km from the city centre and an average taxi fare there is about 11 EUR (in Feb 2018)

Tartu Taksopark phone number +372 7300 200
Krooni Takso phone number +372 7366 666
Takso Üks phone number +372 7420 000

More information from the website https://www.tartu-airport.ee/en/transport/leaving-the-airport/

TRANSPORT TARTU – TALLINN

For Sunday February 10 morning we have organized the transport from Tartu to Tallinn by buses for all the participants who need it. This helps everyone to catch their flight or ferry on time. By registration form you may order the early trip to the airport if your flight will depart in early morning or normal bus in the morning if your flight will depart in the afternoon. The trip Tartu – Tallinn takes about 2.5 hours.

TAP WATER: you can drink tap water safely everywhere in Estonia.

WEATHER FORECAST: we can not guarantee but there may be snow at this time in Estonia. Detailed information www.weather.ee

CLOTHING: Warm shoes, hat and gloves may be useful

SHOPS IN TARTU: there are three department stores in the city centre not far from hotels.
Kaubamaja, open MON-SAT 9-21, SUN 10-19
Kvartal, open MON-SAT 10-21, SUN 10-19
TASKU, open MON-SAT 10-21, SUN 10-18

CURRENCY: EURO, Credit cards VISA and Mastercard are accepted everywhere

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ESTONIA: https://www.visitestonia.com/en/

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TARTU: https://visittartu.com/

The wonderful nature in the countryside and the city full of culture will charm visitors from both close and afar. The landforms, transformed by the melting ice sheet, have made the county a distinct and interesting region which attracted the Finno-Ugric peoples to settle in the area already 10 000 years ago.
Tartu, which is the centre for the whole Southern Estonia, became the region’s most important city by joining the Hanseatic League in the 13th century. Eras of different rulers have both influenced the local culture and inhabitants as well as made the area even more diverse and fascinating.

The spirit and good thoughts of the place surprise lots of people, sometimes even the locals themselves. If you wish to know more about the wonders of Tartu and the countryside, then you ought to come and see for yourself! www.visittartu.com