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

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Valga Elr33
  2. Take the train from Valga to Cēsis 865 / ...

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam 369 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Cēsis 865 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Tartu to Cēsis 104.3 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Tartu to Cēsis is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tartu to Cēsis is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tartu to Cēsis. However, there are services departing from Tartu and arriving at Cēsis via Valga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Tartu and Cēsis is 147 km. The road distance is 166.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tartu to Cēsis without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Tartu to Cēsis, including transfers.

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Tartu to Cēsis train services, operated by Elron, depart from Tartu station.

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Tartu to Cēsis train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Cēsis station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tartu to Cēsis is 167 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Tartu to Cēsis.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Cēsis. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tartu to Cēsis.
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  • Distance: 91.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Tartu to Cēsis via Valga in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Valga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
Latvian Railways (PV)
Bus operators
Automen OÜ
Website
automen.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
automen.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Arilix OÜ
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee

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