Tartu Airport is located 11 km from the city centre, and you can regularly fly here directly from Helsinki. The comfortable Finnair operated flights take 50 minutes, and tickets can be purchased from the Finnair website. You can also travel to Tartu via the international airports in Tallinn and Riga by continuing the journey to Tartu either by public or shuttle bus.
Tartu Bus Station is located in the city centre, more than 50 buses run between Tallinn and Tartu per day, most of which also stop at Tallinn Airport - it is really convenient way to arrive to Tartu as the bus station in Tallinn is directly in the Tallinn Airport. Tartu also has excellent connections to all the bigger Estonian cities as well as to Riga, St. Petersburg, Pskov and Moscow. Comfortable Lux Express buses are a perfect fit for longer rides as they are equipped with a toilet, free Wi-Fi and power outlets as well as a coffee machine.
Tartu Railway Station is located in a historical station building 1.5 km from the city centre, and daily train service operates on the routes to Tallinn. By catching a connecting train, you can travel to Tartu for instance from Riga through Valga and Valka. Train transport in Estonia is runned by Elron.