There are 5 ways to get from Tartu to Valga by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Valga Elr33

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus Taisto Liinid OÜ  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tartu tänav 312 / ...

$4 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus Peatus Estonia  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Otepää 71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Otepää to Foori 35 / ...

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tartu to Valga 53.4 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Tartu to Valga 53.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tartu and Valga is 78 km. The road distance is 85 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tartu to Valga is to train which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Tartu to Valga is to taxi which takes 1 h 9 min and costs 55€ - 70€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tartu and arriving at Valga. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tartu bussijaam and arriving at Tartu tänav. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The train from Tartu to Valga takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

Elron operates a train from Tartu to Valga 4 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, Taisto Liinid OÜ operates a bus from Tartu to Valga 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Bus operators
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tartu tänav
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Otepää
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Arilix OÜ
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Otepää
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee
Automen OÜ
Website
automen.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Tartu tänav
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
automen.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Otepää
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Ekspress-Auto L
Website
ekspressautol.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Otepää
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ekspressautol.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Otepää to Foori
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Other operators
Taxi from Tartu to Valga
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Tartu Taksopark
Phone
+372 730 0200

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