Beekeeping in the Tallinn city on the roof of the building. Credit: Tallinn University





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).


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,



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.


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:

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.


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