There are 3 ways to get from Tartu to Kuressaare by bus, train or plane

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Bus Sarbuss AS  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Kuressaare 772 / ...

$16 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus Sirel Reisid OÜ  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Karksi-Nuia 346 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karksi-Nuia to Kuressaare 519

$22 - $29

Train, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Ülemiste
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Kuressaare (URE) TLL - URE

$35 - $256

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tartu bussijaam and arriving at Kuressaare. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Tartu and Kuressaare is 248 km.

The best way to get from Tartu to Kuressaare without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Tartu bussijaam to Kuressaare takes 5 h 40 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Tartu to Kuressaare bus services, operated by Sarbuss AS, depart from Tartu bussijaam station.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Tartu to Kuressaare bus services, operated by Sarbuss AS, arrive at Kuressaare station.

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Transaviabaltika offers flights from Tallinn Airport to Kuressaare Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Kuressaare. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tartu to Kuressaare.
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  • Distance: 155 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Tartu, Estonia and Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Estonia?

Sarbuss AS operates a bus from Tartu to Kuressaare 5 times a day. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Peatus Estonia also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Transaviabaltika
Flights from Tallinn to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Ülemiste
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
elron.ee
Bus operators
Sarbuss AS
Website
sarbuss.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
sarbuss.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Karksi-Nuia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Karksi-Nuia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Sirel Reisid OÜ
Website
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Karksi-Nuia to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
sirelreisid.com

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