Tallinn as the capital of Estonia is one of the must see of the Baltic cities. So, if you’re flying into Tallinn it’s easy-peasy to get from the airport into the town. Tallinn airport is located within a short distance, because it’s only 4km from the city centre. It’s very simple and convenient for all kinds of travellers. The cheapest option is to take a bus from Tallinn airport to city centre. Nonetheless, there are other alternatives you can choose from.
Bus from Tallinn Airport to City Centre
To get from Tallinn airport to city centre, you can take a bus number 2. The bus runs every 20 minutes from 6.30am until midnight. You can check the full timetable here. It’s possible to buy the ticket directly from the driver, which costs only $2, or purchase it in a kiosk for a cheaper price. You can find the bus stop on the lowest level, after leaving the arrivals hall. The most central stop is the Laikmaa stop. This stop lies on Laikmaa Street, between the Tallinn Hotel and the Viru Centre shopping mall. Nonetheless, the bus makes several stops on the way to city centre. Therefore, depending on the location of your accommodation you might want to get off a little bit earlier or later.
Tram from Tallinn airport to city centre
If you missed the bus, you can also catch a tram. From Tallinn airport to city centre, take a tram number 4. It runs from 5:30 am to 12:45 am. The stop is just next to the terminal towards the city. Likewise with a bus ticket, this one also can be bought in cash from the driver and costs $2 as well. The most central stop is the Viru stop. However, for more details on the timetable and tram stops, click here.
Last but not least! As for the most convenient, yet the most pricey out of all – you can always take a taxi. A taxi stand can be found just outside the arrivals hall. The fare from the Tallinn airport to city centre can range from about €5 to €10.
things to do in Tallinn
Moreover, to aid your trip planning further, check out my dedicated post on things to do in Tallinn.
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