There are 3 ways to get from Cēsis to Tartu by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cēsis to Valga 866 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Tartu Elr33

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cēsis to Valga 866 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valga bussijaam to Elva 25 / ...

$5 - $12

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cēsis to Tartu 104.7 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct train from Cēsis to Tartu. However, there are services departing from Cēsis and arriving at Tartu via Valga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cēsis and Tartu is 147 km. The road distance is 167.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cēsis to Tartu without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Cēsis to Tartu, including transfers.

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Cēsis to Tartu train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Cēsis station.

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Cēsis to Tartu train services, operated by Elron, arrive at Tartu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cēsis to Tartu is 167 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Cēsis to Tartu.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Tartu. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cēsis to Tartu.
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  • Distance: 91.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Cēsis, Latvia and Tartu, Estonia?

You can take a train from Cēsis to Tartu via Valga in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
Bus operators
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Valga bussijaam to Elva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Arilix OÜ
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Valga bussijaam to Elva
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee
Automen OÜ
Website
automen.ee
Bus from Valga bussijaam to Elva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
automen.ee

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