You can fly to Tallinn airport, which is the main international airport in Estonia. From Tallinn airport, you have a few options to reach Tartu:

  • By bus: You can take a bus directly from the airport to Tartu. Buses run regularly between Tallinn and Tartu, and the journey takes approximately 2.5 hours. Buses usually leave every 30-60 minutes, depending on the schedule. You can buy your ticket online. Select Tallinn Airport as your departure point when booking your ticket.
  • By train: Alternatively, you can take a taxi or public transport from Tallinn airport to Tallinn railway station (Balti Jaam). From there, you can take a train to Tartu. The train journey from Tallinn to Tartu takes approximately 2-2.5 hours. Train schedules can vary, so it is a good idea to check the timetable in advance.

You can also fly to Riga airport (Latvia) and take a direct bus from the airport to Tartu. The journey takes four hours. You can buy your ticket online and select Riga airport as departure.