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There are 4 ways to get from Tartu to Tallinn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Tallinn Elr1

$9 - $13

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Bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Lennujaam 729 / ...

$8 - $45

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Tartu to Tallinn 114.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Tartu to Tallinn 114.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Tartu to Tallinn is to train which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Tartu to Tallinn is to train which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 1h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tartu bussijaam and arriving at Lennujaam. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tartu and arriving at Tallinn. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Tartu and Tallinn is 163 km. The road distance is 183.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tartu to Tallinn without a car is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs 8€ - 12€.

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The train from Tartu to Tallinn takes 1h 58m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Tartu to Tallinn bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Tartu bussijaam station.

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

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The best way to get from Tartu to Tallinn is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs 8€ - 12€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 40€ and takes 2h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Tartu to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 102 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Tartu, Estonia and Tallinn, Estonia?

Elron operates a train from Tartu to Tallinn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Alternatively, Lux Express operates a bus from Tartu to Tallinn hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Elron
Phone
673 7400
Email
info@elron.ee
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Elron
Bus operators
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Peatus Estonia
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Phone
+372 515 1882
Email
info@taisto.ee
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Vahesaar OÜ
Phone
+372 515 4919
Email
martin@mkg.ee
Website
mkg.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Vahesaar OÜ
Temptrans
Arilix OÜ
Phone
+372 5886 0000
Email
tellimine@bussikeskus.ee
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Arilix OÜ
Other operators
Taxi from Tartu to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Tartu Taksopark
Phone
+372 730 0200

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Tartu to Tallinn bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at Lennujaam station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tartu to Tallinn is 184 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Tartu to Tallinn.

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