TRAVELLING TO ESTONIA

The conference takes place in Tartu, in Southern Estonia approximately 186 km from the capital, Tallinn. Tartu connects to the world primarily through Tartu Airport and Tallinn International Airport.

The Tallinn International Airport is located on the edge of the city, on the road to Tartu. It will take approximately two hours to drive to Tartu from Tallinn airport.

 

 

Arrival by air

Estonia's international airport, Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport, provides excellent facilities and a wide variety of services. There are direct flights or connections to Tallinn from many European cities. Check these out here.

In addition, there are many connecting flights from Riga Airport (Latvia) and Helsinki Airport (Finland).

Tartu-Helsinki-Tartu connection

The airline company Finnair Oyj started selling tickets for regular flights between Tartu and Helsinki Airport starting from March 31, 2024.

There are 12 trips per week between Tartu and Helsinki Airport. Flights start departing from Tartu to Helsinki at 6:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m. Flights to Tartu from Helsinki at 1:50 p.m. and 11:55 p.m.

You can view the exact flight schedule and buy tickets on Finnair's website: www.finnair.com

Connections

Information on international and domestic airlines can be found here.

The airport's information service point is located in the departure hall. It opens 2 hours before the day's first flight and closes after the last arriving flight. Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport: ph. +372 605 8888, www.tallinn-airport.ee.

 

 

Arrival by sea

Ships from Helsinki bring thousands of travellers to Tallinn's busy passenger port each day also there is an overnight ferry link with Stockholm.

Connections

Ferries cross the Gulf of Finland between Tallinn and Helsinki several times a day, covering the distance in roughly 2 to 3 hours. From late spring to late autumn, high-speed vessels also operate on the route, reducing travel time to just 1.5 hours. Ferries between Tallinn and Stockholm depart every evening, with the trip taking approximately 15 hours.

The largest ferry operators are Tallink, Viking Line and Eckerö Line.

More information about the schedules and ferries here: https://www.ts.ee/en/

Overnight cruise

Tallink and Viking Line are offering overnight cruises across the sea. It is a good choice if you would like to get a cheaper alternative for your accommodation. Also, it is a good choice when you arrive late to Helsinki and need a place to stay or have an early flight in Helsinki. Read more about Viking Line possibilities HERE and Tallink HERE.

 

 

Arrival by bus

Two international bus lines offer connections to Tallinn from several other European cities. Regular routes connecting Tallinn with Riga and Vilnius operate several times a day.

Connections

International connections are provided by Lux Express and Ecolines. 
Domestic bus lines, fares and timetables can be found here.