A popular way for visitors to get to Tallinn is via the ferry from Helsinki. You have the choice of the slower, more stable car ferries, and the fast hydrofoils -- the former take about 3 1/2 hours,... more
Tallinn has a reasonably efficient system of trams and buses, connecting tourists to the main ferry terminal, the train station, the central bus station, and the airport. If you're spending most of... more
Tallinn has direct international connections with Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Helsinki, Kiev, London, Milan, Minsk, Moscow, Munich,... more
The cheapest option to get from the airport to the city centre (or vice versa) is to take the No.90K bus operated by Hansabuss. This bus which started operating in May 2011 only costs 2 Euros and has... more
The most common way to get around in Estonia and beyond is to take the long haul bus. The Autobussijaam (main bus station) is located about 2km southeast of the Old Town. Trams 2 and 4 stop just... more
I'm always conscious of being fleeced by unscrupulous taxi drivers when I'm in a foreign city. Wherever I am going, my guidebook will invariably carry a warning about unsuspecting tourists being... more
Given the paucity of travel destinations available by train, you might want to consider the bus. At least Eurolines can take you directly to Riga in four hours, and then onwards to Vilnius in another... more
While the bus is a more popular way to get around in Estonia, the country does have a system of passenger trains as well. Tallinn's Baalti jaam (main train station) is located on Toompuiestee 37, a... more
For those arriving by ship, the Baltic port of Tallinn is within reasonable walking distance of the city centre. However, courtesy buses are still laid on to transport cruise-ship passengers to & from... more
There's a hop-on-hop-off tour through Tallinn, but I strongly recommend not to take it: 95% of Tallinn's sights are located in the Old Town, which cannot be accessed by bus anyway... That's why you... more
A great way to entry the city of Tallinn os by boat/ferry from Stockholm harbour. The trip will take about 24 hours but there's lot to do on the boat. I'll recommend Ttallinksilja ferry. Silja's... more
There's one more transport option for getting to and from Tallinn, and it's for the more adventurous, those in a mad panic rush, or those with money to spare. The Copterline helicopter trip from... more
I saw a guy with a pedicab - he had a recumbent trike with a space for two people in the back. So I want over to enquire.
He said for 350 kronor ($35) we could do an hour tour for the two of us.... more
Brad had ordered a Volkswagen Transporter with 8 passanger seats from Hertz, to pick up in Ahtri Street 12 and deliver downtown Vilnius. The Tallinn location is conveniently close to the harbour, and... more
If for whatever reason you decide to spend your entire time in Tallinn in the Old Town, you will not need any kind of transport except some good shoes. (The only form of public transport you will find... more
I propose that in Tallinn are many car parkings near Old city. But there is one good what I can suggest which is very close to everything. It is located in Vabaduse valjak - the square which is near... more
According to legend, eskimos have over a hundred words for snow. Being continually exposed to the same thing normally causes humans to develop an ability to differentiate between things most normal......
I wanted to visit Estonia and firstly capital Tallinn for maybe already 5 years, but I always changed it to other travel destinations. Finally I visited it in 2007 July - explored Tallinn in 3 days....