VI Baltic Genetics Congress

Citizens of EU and most European countries (including all Scandinavian countries) do not require a visa to enter Estonia. For detailed information, please visit the website of Estonian ministry of Foreign Affairs: The main international airport is located in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

By plane

Direct flights to Tartu operated by Flybe ( are available from Helsinki only.

By bus

The distance between Tartu and Tallinn is 186 km.
Bus schedules and fares within Estonia can be accessed at
Some buses also depart directly from Tallinn airport
Buses between Tallinn and Tartu depart several times an hour between 5AM and midnight. The journey takes 2.5 to 3 hours. Some buses have (free) wireless internet. Regular buses also run between Tartu and Narva, Viljandi, and Pärnu.
Lux Express ( and Ecolines ( operate several daily buses between Riga and Tartu, and St. Petersburg and Tartu.

By train

Tartu’s train station is located 1 km from the city center (map). Elron ( operates several daily trains between Tartu and Tallinn.