Travelling to Tallinn
The only international airport is in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. There is good air connection between Tallinn and other European countries. Further information on airport website. Tallinn can also be reached by ferry from Helsinki and Stockholm. The Old City Harbour is situated right in the city centre. Further information on website.
How to get to Tallinn City Centre?
Please note that there will be NO transportation arranged by the organisers.
From the Tallinn Airport
To get to the Tallinn University from the Airport, we kindly suggest you to take a taxi. There are taxies available in front of the Airport building. Since Tallinn Airport is fairly small you will easily see the taxies waiting in front of the arrivals gate. The cost of taxi drive to the Tallinn University should be approximately 13 EUR. About the same rate applies when driving to one of the pre-booked hotels (Park Inn Central or Nordic Hotel Forum).
You can also use public transportation:
You can take tram number 4 that takes you to Hobujaama station. From here you can either walk to the University (ca 7 minutes) or change to trams number 1 or 3, with a direction to Kadriorg.
The airport’s bus stop is located in front of the terminal of arrivals.Bus No. 2 travels on the route Mõigu - Passenger Port. In the city centre the bus stops next to Viru Keskus at A. Laikmaa Street. From the airport to the city, find schedule named ''Moigu-Reisisadam'' where the bus stop ''Lennujaam'' means the Airport.
Tickets are sold by the driver upon entering. Both paper tickets and rechargeable smart cards are available also from the R-Kiosk in the Passenger Terminal. The ticket costs 2 EUR when bought from the driver and will grant you the right for one ride; prices are cheaper with smart cards. See webpage for more details on smartcards. You can also buy ticket by mobile phone, more details HERE.
Timetable is available HERE.
There is Airport Shuttle service available at Tallinn Airport. Price for 1-7 people to the city centre is 18 EUR. Price for further destinations are subject to agreement. As a means of payment cash and credit cards are accepted. In order to save time it is recommended to pre-order your transfer by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
From the Port of Tallinn
Your road to Tallinn University from the port of Tallinn depends on which terminal you land. If you arrive at Terminal D, you can simply walk to the university. From other terminals you should take a taxi. You can find taxis in front of the harbour building (and if you can’t find one, please turn to the information desk). The taxi drive to Tallinn University should cost approximately 7 EUR.
Public transportation in Tallinn
Public transportation in Tallinn is by buses, trams and trolley buses. Tickets are sold by the driver upon entering. Both paper tickets and rechargeable smart cards are available also from the R-Kiosk in the Passenger Terminal. The ticket costs 2 EUR when bought from the driver and will grant you the right for one ride; prices are cheaper with smart cards. See webpage for more details on smartcards. You can also buy ticket by mobile phone, more details HERE.
Timetable is available HERE.
PS! You can also buy a 24h ticket that costs €3, but you will need a Smartcard for that, which can be bought from R-kiosks by the terminal. More information about public transport can be found HERE.
Cost of taxi is approximately 0, 55 EUR /per kilometre + starting fare 2,88 EUR. Most of the taxis do not accept payments by card.
Recommended companies are:
Tallink takso, phone +372 6408 921 (card payments accepted)
Tulika takso, phone +372 6120 000 (card payments accepted)
The taxi fares may slightly vary depending on the traffic and company. Please note that most of the taxies accept only cash payments, therefore you should change some money in advance, or do it at the currency exchange points (there are exchange points at the airport and at the harbour).