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Arrival to Estonia


Arrival by airplane
Located just 4 km from the Tallinn City centre, the modern Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport provides excellent facilities and a wide variety of services to meet the demands of all its customers.

Information at the airport
Information service in Departure Hall is opened according to the flight schedule 2 hours before the first flight and closed after the last arriving flight.
Ph. +372 605 8888  Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport Website

Bus no. 2 leaves from the airport to the city centre and port approximately every 20 minutes, and operates from ~6:30 AM until midnight. Single journey tickets can be bought from the driver and cost 1,60€. The airport bus stops on the level 0 down the escalator. The downtown bus stop is located on Laikmaa Street, between the Tallink Hotel and the large Viru Centre, attached to the Sokos Hotel Viru.
A Taxi stand is also just outside the departure hall. The fare from the airport to the city centre is about 5€ to 10€.

International flights
There are direct flights to Tallinn from: Amsterdam, Bremen, Brussels, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Girona/Barcelona, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiew, Kuressaare, Kärdla, London, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Nice, Oslo, Riga, Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, Trondheim, Warsaw, Vilnius.
The timetables and the airlines you can find from here.


Arrival by ferry
The Tallinn-Helsinki sealine is one of the busiest international passenger routes in the world. 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 an hour and a half. Ferries between Tallinn and Stockholm depart every evening, with the trip taking approximately 15 hours. Passenger terminals are located a short distance from the medieval Old Town.

Passenger information at the harbour:
ph. +372 631 8550 Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn), Passenger ship schedule

Terminals
A-terminal serves Viking Line ferries, Eckerö Line ferries to Helsinki and St. Peter Line ferries to St. Petersburg
B-terminal serves Viking Line ferries, Eckerö Line ferries from Helsinki and St. Peter Line ferries from St. Petersburg
D-terminal serves Tallink ferries and high-speed vessels to/from Helsinki and Tallink ferries to/from Stockholm.

From the port to the city
Bus no. 2 departs from the port's A-terminal to the city centre and airport approximately every 30 minutes from 7 am until midnight. The price from the bus is 1,6EUR.
A taxi from the terminal to the city centre costs about 5 up to 10 EUR.


Arrival by car and parking

In Estonia, as in continental Europe, the traffic drives on the right-hand side of the road. Estonian law requires a valid insurance policy. During daylight hours, dipped headlights or daytime driving lights must be switched on. After dark, the main headlights must be switched on. The driver and the passengers must wear seatbelts at all times. 
Speed limits are as follows, unless marked otherwise: 
1. In residential areas, maximum speed limit 20 km/h 
2. In built-up areas, maximum speed limit 50 km/h 
3. Outside built-up areas, maximum speed limit 90 km/h, and in summer, some roads allow maximum speeds of 110 km/h. 
International fuel stations are easy to find. The largest international chains operating in Estonia are Statoil and Neste.

Parking areas
Parking on streets in the city centre, downtown and Old Town must be paid for. The first 15 minutes of parking is free of charge, if the driver is using a parking clock or written notice fixing the starting time - placed visibly on the windscreen of the vehicle. The 15 minutes of free parking is valid only in chargeable parking areas in Tallinn it does not apply for off-street car parks! You can purchase a parking ticket from a street-side machine.  In some areas, tickets are sold by parking guards. Guarded and indoor parking lots are also available.


Arrival by train
About 1.7 km from the train station to the venue, Take a tram No 1 or 2 or walk just 10 minutes to the Old Town.
The train from Tallinn to Moscow and to St.Petersburg departures every day.
For futher information:
GoRail
Ph. +372 631 0044
The railway station is situated near the Old Town and harbour.