Tallinn FAQ's

If you have a question about Tallinn, Estonia or any of our services, we would always encourage you to contact us. However if you don't like email or phones then feel free to browse our FAQ's below. If we haven't answered your question, then I’m afraid you will have to talk to us, we dont bite...honestly


1. Where is Tallinn?
A. Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, the most northern of the Baltic states. These also include Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia is about 80km from Helsinki accross the Guld of Finland. Estonia also borders with Russia and would be considered northern Europe. 


2. Is it always cold in Estonia?
A. Despite the term ‘crikey its Baltic out there’ Estonia is blessed with warm but short summers, where temperatures can easily top out at 33 degrees. We must be honest however, as during the depths of winter, we can also drop as low as -30 however -15/20 is about normal from January-March.


3. What is the Estonian currency?
A. In 2011 Estonia adopted the Euro as its national currency, this replaced the Estonian Kroon and is now the only accepted currency the country.


4. How far is the airport from the city centre?
A. We are blessed that the airport is only 12km from the city centre, an average transfer time by taxi would be 20mins, however traffic can get heavy in peak hours.


5. How much should I expect to pay to get from the airport to the centre?
A. If you stick to the Tallink Taxi’s then you will avoid the ripoff taxis that do operate around the airport, this will cost around 10-12euros. If you are travelling in a group then you are best to take on of our transfers. If you are travelling in small numbers, then bus number 2 will take you from the airport to the centre, this will cost around 1.60euro.


You can find more information about taxi's and busses from the airport here - http://www.tallinn-airport.ee/eng/transport/taxi


6. What is a good local beer and what should I expect to pay?
A. Well, its all down to personal taste however Saku is the most popular Estonian beer. You should expect to pay between 3 and 4.50euros for a 1/2 litre (1 pint). You can also try some other cheaper local beers, such as Viru or A.Le Coq and this will set you back around 2.50euros



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