Will I need to pay for parking in Tallinn?
Parking on streets in the city centre, Old Town and Pirita requires payment. Parking vouchers can be bought from street-side vending machines or from newsstands. In some areas, vouchers are sold by parking guards. Read more
How can I get to the city centre from the airport?
Bus no. 2 leaves from the airport to the city centre and port every 20-30 minutes, and operates from 6:30 AM until 11:30 PM. Single journey tickets can be bought from the driver and cost 1,60€. The airport bus stop is on the level 0 down the escalator. The downtown bus stop is located on Laikmaa Street, between the Tallink Hotel and the Viru Centre, attached to the Sokos Hotel Viru. A Taxi stand is also just outside the departure hall. The fare from the airport to the city centre is about 6€ to 7€.
Where can I purchase stamps?
Stamps can be bought from newspaper kiosks or from post offices.
Where can I exchange money? Do I have to pay a service fee?
Money can be exchanged at currency exchanges (Monex, Eurex, Tavid) and banks (Swedbank, SEB, Sampo, Nordea). Service fees are charged both by currency exchanges and banks. The services fees at banks are smaller.
Are there lost and found offices in Tallinn?
There are no lost and found offices in Tallinn. In case of the loss or theft of documents or other valuable items, contact the police – it may be that an honest finder has brought your things to the police station. If your documents are stolen, you must make a statement to the police in any case to get new ones. If you forget something in a taxi or on public transport, you should phone the dispatcher at the corresponding transport company.
Can I use mobile parking?
Visitors with a foreign SIM card can use a mobile parking app for smartphones.
Download the free application for Android here or for iPhone here.
The parking application can be used in paid parking zones and in private parking lots all over Estonia.
To start parking, choose:
The parking zone – you can choose from a location-based map, the previously used parking zones, or the parking zones closest to your location.
Payment options – credit card or bank transfer according to monthly invoices.
Leave the „start of parking“ field empty if you want to start parking immediately. If you want to start parking later, choose a suitable time.
If you do not define the end of parking, the car will automatically have a parking permit for 4 hours. You can change the limit of time and money.
The charge for commencing parking each time is 0.30 EUR.
To end or extend parking:
To extend parking or to change the maximum sum for parking, press the button “Extend”.
To end parking, press the button “End”.