There are 6 ways to get from Valga to Tartu 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.

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Valga to Tartu Elr33

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus Automen OÜ  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu tänav to Pauluse 369 / ...

$3 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus Go Bus AS  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Kampuse to Tõrva 178 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tõrva to Tartu bussijaam 346 / ...

$4 - $11

Bus Peatus Estonia  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu tänav to Otepää 34 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Otepää to Tartu bussijaam 71 / ...

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Valga to Tartu 53.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Valga to Tartu 53.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valga to Tartu is to bus which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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

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The distance between Valga and Tartu is 78 km. The road distance is 85.4 km.

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The train from Valga to Tartu takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tartu tänav and arriving at Pauluse. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valga and arriving at Tartu. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Valga to Tartu.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

Elron operates a train from Valga to Tartu 4 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, Automen OÜ operates a bus from Valga to Tartu once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Taisto Liinid OÜ also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
Bus operators
Automen OÜ
Website
automen.ee
Bus from Tartu tänav to Pauluse
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
automen.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu tänav to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Bus from Kampuse to Tõrva
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu tänav to Otepää
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Bus from Otepää to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Kampuse to Tõrva
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Bus from Tõrva to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Bus from Tartu tänav to Otepää
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Kampuse to Tõrva
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Bus from Tõrva to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Bus from Otepää to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Arilix OÜ
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Tõrva to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee
Other operators
Taxi from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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