Nov 24, 2017
to get there?
is the capital of Estonia – a European Union country lying on the eastern
coast of the Baltic Sea between Sweden, Finland, Russia and Latvia.
The largest cities closest to Tallinn are:
Helsinki – 60 km to the North
– 450 km to the West
St. Petersburg – 350 km to the East
Riga – 250 km to the South
to and from Tallinn
is well accessible by plane, boat, train, or bus.
Airport (TLL) is situated just 4 km away from Tallinn downtown and the ETS’05
venue. Tallinn is connected by air with major European airports: London, Paris,
Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Moscow, Prague, Berlin and many
others. The full list of connections together with the full timetable is available
Recently, low-fare routes were opened from London and Berlin. The list of carriers
is available at the Tallinn
Airport’s home page.
The most convenient way to travel from the airport to the city center is a taxi
where normal fare is approximately 80-100 EEK (ca. 6 EUR). There is no need
to neither ask for a price nor argue with the driver before entering a taxi.
Just make sure that the meter is switched on. The pricing in different taxi
companies is almost the same - around EEK 7-8 per km. In many taxis you can
use major credit cards (VISA, Eurocard/MasterCard) besides paying in cash
from the airport
The public bus no. 2 will take you through the city center to the Passenger
Port. The journey takes 15-20 minutes. Bus fare is 15 EEK (1 EUR). Tickets are
sold by the driver in the bus. Airport bus stop is located in front of departure
hall. Further information is available
at the Tallinn
Transport Department website. The public transportation map can be found
The Port of Tallinn is connected by sea routes to Stockholm, Helsinki, St.
Petersburg, and Rostock. There are about 30 journeys per day to/from Helsinki
provided by 6 operators. Other routes are operated with less density. The timetable
can be found here.
The Passenger Port is located in the city center very close to the old town.
The best way to reach the conference location from the port is a taxi (see
who enjoy alternative means of transportation, there is an exclusive helicopter
connection between Tallinn and Helsinki with its 28 daily scheduled flights
on weekdays. It takes only 18 minutes to travel between the passenger port of
Helsinki and Tallinn city center. Copterline's terminal is situated right by
the old town of Tallinn - close to the Passenger Port. You will find the timetable
and flight rules
at Copterline's website.
There are bus connections to Baltic Countries, Poland, Germany, Russia, and
Ukraine. The largest bus operator is Eurolines company. The timetable and pricelist
are available here.
The Tallinn bus terminal is located just 2 km from the city center.
There is a railway connection from Tallinn to Moscow. For details click
Residents of most
European and many other countries all over the world do not need a visa to enter
Estonia. If you are not sure about visa regulations between your country and
the following page. Other useful consular information is available at the
website of Estonian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
of Tallinn downtown
ETS05 will take place at Reval Hotel
Olümpia, that is situated right in the heart of Tallinn´s business
center, only a short stroll from medieval old town. The business area, tourist
sights and museums, major attractions and theatres are easily accessible by
taxi or even by foot.