Getting there

How to get to Club Tartu Maraton events?

International airport in Tartu which has direct connections with Helsinki. Airport is situated only 7 km from city centre between the roads which go to Elva and Otepää. Race office is situated permanently in Tartu, only during the race day there is open-air secretariat on the start and finish areas. 

From Tallinn

Tallinn has aerial connections with most European cities. The Airport  is in Tallinn but the city has good bus and train connection with Tartu. From Helsinki,  there are also daily ships: Tallink and Silja crossing the Gulf of Finland to Tallinn in about 4 hours.
From Tallinn central bus station and Tallinn airport buses take you to Tartu in about 2,5 hours.

The train ride with Elron trains from Tallinn to Tartu lasts less than 2 hours. From Tartu railway station take city bus No. 6 to the central bus station. Inner city Bus schedules of Tartu.

From Riga

The distance from Riga to Tartu is 250 km. There are many international flights to Riga. From the airport you can either:

  • Rent a car and drive to Tartu through Valmiera and Valga.
  • Travel by bus to Tartu. The trip takes about 4 hours.

Distances in Estonia

Tallinn – Tartu: 186 km
Riia – Tartu: 244 km
Tartu – Otepää: 43 km
Tartu – Elva: 27 km
Otepää – Elva: 22 km

Useful links - homepage of Tartu - travelling in Estonia &  bus transport in Estonia - train transport in Estonia - Tartu Airport