Get straight from Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport to the city centre without dither—booking your ticket in advance means you can zoom through the airport and be on your way to the city. We, at Omio, have collected information on the facilities that you have after landing, and the main places worth stopping at in the city centre to make planning your trip easier.
The city of Tallinn is the capital of Estonia. The town is situated on the Gulf of Finland, north coast of Estonia, and is ranked as one of the top digital cities globally. The city of Tallinn has a sophisticated transit system, which includes an extensive road network, rail and subway systems as well as a dedicated air transit network. Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport is the largest airport serving Tallinn city and Estonia at large. The Airport operates different flight logistics that range from passenger transport to freight cargo. Tallinn city has a couple of transit options serving from the city to various destinations around the city, including the airport either by coach, tramline, taxi or rail.
There are various ways that travellers can use to conveniently get to the Airport, which is about two and a half miles (four kilometers) from the city centre. The tram network extension provides the best connection between the airport and Tallinn downtown offered by tramline 4. Trams leave from the city centre to the Airport at six-minute intervals in a journey that takes about 20 minutes. travellers can also access the airport via trains. The nearest rail station from Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport is the Ulemiste train station, located about half a mile (800 meters) from the airport near Ulemiste Keskus. The station offers access to a commuter rail line and regional rail of Elron. People travel from the rail station to the airport through the tram line 4 and coach lines 65 and 49. coach line 65 also offers a connection between Lasnamae district to the Airport.
Tallinn airport is the center for both domestic and international flights and the largest in Estonia. The airport is located two and a half miles (four kilometers) southeast of the Tallinn city centre on Lake Ulemiste's eastern shore. The airport was initially known as Ulemiste Airport, later to be renamed Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport in honor of the second president of Estonia. The airport serves about two million passengers annually, making it one of the coachiest airports. Currently, Tallinn Airport is served by various airlines including; Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, vueling airBaltic, Avies, Estonian Air, Finnair, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, easyJet, and LOT Polish Airlines. An average of 39 flights depart from Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport every day.
The current facilities at Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport include one passenger terminal and four cargo terminals along with 14 terminal gates and five taxiways. The airport has a single asphalt-concrete runway, which is large enough to accommodate wide-bodied aircrafts. The terminal facilities have departure area shops that sell a wide range of products that include cosmetics, perfume souvenirs, liquor and travel accessories. The departure area has many selections of snack bars, restaurants and cafes, providing a wide range of dishes and perfect views of the airfield. There is a currency exchange bureau in the public area and at the security control and ATMs. VAT refunds are subject to approval by the Customs and Tax Board. Free WiFi internet access is available in the entire airport together with a post office on the first floor.
Tallinn Airport has facilities for the physical challenged, including bathrooms, elevators, lamps, specialized wheelchairs and designated parking areas for disabled passengers. Upon request from the airlines, there are special wheelchairs for transporting disabled travellers to and from the aircraft. Designated parking spaces are available at the front of the terminal building specifically for disabled passengers. Passengers requiring additional assistance should contact the airline before booking the flight. Intercity coach line 158 and intercity coach line, Täistunniekspress, operates from Tartu to Tallinn city and stops at the airport. These coaches stop at various destinations on the route, including Kose crossroad, Mao and Puhu.
travelling to the airport is rather easy and relatively cheap compared to major European cities. Since the tram began moving to the airport, the Tallinn public transportation has become very useful. This is mainly because it is free for the residents. Buying a one-way ticket from the driver via a coach costs 2 euros. It is recommended to purchase a prepaid card and load it with some cash. This way, a one-hour ticket will cost only 2 euros. Trains provide a quick and fun way to travel to the airport and between cities. As for food, it is as good as anywhere else. However, the prices can be high, with only a few restaurants with reasonably priced lunch menus. travellers can grab a quick bite at most of the major gas stations.