Practical information

Practical information

Travel information

Getting to Tallinn

You can get to Tallinn by plane, by ferry, by train or by bus.

Plane There are direct flights to Tallinn from over 30 cities in Europe. You can find the list of destinations and schedules here.
Ferry There are several ferries a day between Tallinn and Helsinki and an overnight ferry from Stockholm. You can find schedules here.
Train A daily train goes to Tallinn from Moscow via St. Petersburg. You can find more information and buy tickets here.
Bus There are frequent bus connections between Tallinn and Riga, Vilnius, and St. Petersburg. The most popular bus companies are LuxExpress and Ecolines.

Getting to the venue

The conference will take place at Tallinn University (Narva mnt., 25). A taxi ride from the airport takes around 15 minutes and costs approximately 10-15 euro. You can also take bus No. 2 (route Mõigu – Passenger Port). The nearest bus stop is Keskturg.

If you arrive at the Port of Tallinn, a taxi ride to the university will cost around 7 euro. The nearest public transport stop is Linnahall. Take tram No. 1 to Tallinn University (tram stop Tallinna Ülikool). Alternatively, you can walk: it takes about 10-15 minutes on foot.

From the railway station, you can take tram No. 1, which will take you directly to the university (tram stop Tallinna Ülikool).

If you arrive at the bus station, you can either take a taxi (around 10 euro) or walk (ca. 20 minutes).
Alternatively, take tram No. 2 or 4 to Hobujaama and then get on tram No. 1 or 3 to Tallinna Ülikool.

A single-trip ticket for both public trams and buses costs 2 euro (1 euro for ISIC card holders). It is also possible to purchase a Smartcard, onto which 1, 3, 5, and 30-day tickets can be loaded. For more information about public transportation in Tallinn, see this website.

We recommend using the following taxi companies: Tallink takso, phone +372 6408 921 (card payments accepted); Tulika takso, phone +372 6120 000 (card payments accepted).

Accommodation

Tallink City Hotel

Location: Laikmaa 5, Tallinn.

Standard single/twin: 89€/room/night (rates include breakfast).

Make your reservations by sending an email to hotelbooking@tallink.ee and mention the promotion code ISHS2018. The offer is available until May 1st.

Seaport Hotel

Location: Uus-Sadama 23, Tallinn.

Standard single: 78€/room/night (breakfast included).
Standard twin: 83€/room/night (breakfast included).

Reserve a room via the hotel website reservation system and use the promotion code ISHS2018. The offer is available until May 21.