There are 13 bus routes in Tartu, two of them night routes. A total of 64 buses, with frequent departures, are equipped with air conditioning, low bottoms and running on an environmentally-friendly source of fuel. Passengers have access to real-time information on the web and by phone, the timetables are also available in paper form at the bus stops and in the Information Centre in Tartu Town Hall. Check out the bus routes and stops here.
An electronic bus card or a contactless bank card must be swiped at on-board validators upon entering a city bus. Electronic bus cards can be bought from R-Kiosk convenience stores, the bus station, Tartu Visitor Centre in Town Hall, information counters in Selver supermarkets and elsewhere. Tartu bus card is in cross-usage with Tallinn`s green Smartcard and the public transportation cards of Ridango, GoBus and Atko. One-hour tickets can also be bought from the bus driver, in cash only.
In order to avoid unwanted payments, the bus card as well as the contactless bank card must be removed from one’s wallet or purse and used separately.
Prices and concessions:
- One-hour ticket 1.5€
- One-hour ticket bought from the bus driver 2€.
- One-day ticket 3.75€
- 5-day ticket 12.75€
- 30-day ticket 27.75€
- 90-day ticket 63€
Additional information about Tartu bus card can be found at tartu.pilet.ee.
Free info- and helpline 1789 Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00. From 10.04.23 Mon-Fri 8.00-19.00 Sat-Sun 10.00-16.00. Information about Tartu city routes can be found at web.peatus.ee.