Tartu Airport is located 11 km from the city centre, and you can regularly fly here directly from Helsinki. The comfortable Finnair operated flights take 50 minutes, and tickets can be purchased from the Finnair website. There is no ticket sales point at Tartu Airport! The flight schedule can be viewed on the websites of Finnair and Tartu Airport. You can also travel to Tartu via the international airports in Tallinn and Riga by continuing the journey to Tartu either by public or shuttle bus. When booked in advance, Airport Shuttle buses go to and from Tallinn Airport, picking the passengers up or dropping them off at the most suitable location in Tartu at the requested time. The price of the shuttle ride is 20€. Information about bus lines can be found under the section By Bus.
Airport Express bus will transport travellers to their early morning flight and bring arriving passengers to the city. The start and end point of the line is by the Annelinna Keskus (Kalda tee 43). Airport express is free of charge. In the morning, the bus travels along the itinerary Annelinna Keskus (at 3.50) – Eeden (at 3.52) – Atlantis (at 3.56) – Kaubamaja (at 3.57 and at 3.58) – Kaare (at 4.01) – Karete (at 4.07) – Lennujaam (at 4.20).
To get from Tartu Airport to the city and back, you can also take a taxi. The taxi stop is located in front of the airport. Booking and paying for a taxi is very simple and convenient through various mobile applications (a mobile data connection is necessary), but for those who want an even faster and easier solution, a taxi can already be booked on board the flight by informing the flight attendant of your wish. For more information about the taxi service, read the section By Taxi.