What are the usual lunch and dinner times in Tallinn?
Lunch is usually served between 12PM-3PM and many restaurants have special lunch offers during this time (weekdays only).
Dinner is usually served between 6-8PM.
How do I 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.
Visitors with a foreign SIM card can also use a mobile parking app for smartphones.
Download the free application for Android here or for iPhone:
Where can I exchange money? Do I have to pay a service fee?
Money can be exchanged at currency exchanges (Tavid, Monex, Eurex) and banks (Swedbank, SEB, Sampo, Nordea). Service fees are charged both by currency exchanges and banks. The services fees at banks are smaller.
How much should I tip?
Tipping is not compulsory in Tallinn, but if the service or food is exceptionally good, then it is common to leave a tip of about 5 to 10% of the bill.
How can I get from the airport to the city centre?
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€.
How can I get from the harbour to the city centre?
From the harbour to the city centre you can take a bus nr. 2 and leave at A.Laikmaa stop (duration max. 5-6 minutes).
What is the Tallinn Card?
Tallinn Card is the city's all-in-one discount card for visitors, entitling them to dozens of fantastic free offers, discounts and gifts. Here's what comes with the Tallinn Card:
• Free admission to over 40 museums and sights, including Tallinn's top 10 attractions
• One free sightseeing tour of your choice from among two options
• Unlimited, free use of Tallinn's public transport
• Free Tallinn Card Map
For more info on the Tallinn Card, please see: www.visittallinn.ee