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Tartu Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tartu Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

sleeping possibility is poor, but it is really lovely airport which makes you smile.  – a guest traveller

TAY Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Tartu Airport.

What to Expect

tartu airport guideThe small terminal at Tartu Airport (code: TAY) is used primarily for commuter flights to Helsinki. Facilities are very basic, with vending machines and no shops. We have no details on whether WiFi is available.

Sleeping in Tartu Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Since this airport has very limited operations, overnight stays may not be possible. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info, or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Tartu Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport appears to have minimal flights per day (1 or 2) and may not have any flights on the weekends. As of this update, we cannot confirm the airport’s hours of operation. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Tartu Airport, but you can reach the city center in 10-20 minutes.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Tartu, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

As of this update, we could not confirm whether the airport has any first-class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


At the time of this update, it is unknown if WiFi is available throughout the airport. If you know, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are two baby care rooms for diaper changing. Location: found beside the washrooms.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: unknown.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks – There appear to be no restaurants available, but there are vending machines landside that dispense coffee, soft drinks, etc. Note that the machines only take Euro coins.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Permitted in the designated smoking area within the terminal.

Tartu Airport is served by the following airlines: Finnair.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Express

The airport is connected to the city center via the Airport Express Bus. The bus waits for all arriving passengers before heading to the city. At the time of this update, the Airport Express is free of charge. For schedule information, visit the Tartu Airport website.

Car Rentals

There are no car rental kiosks onsite. However, these car rental agencies serve the airport from off-site locations and can arrange to have a car waiting for you at the airport: Avis • Budget • City Car Estonia • Hertz • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire at the taxi stop in front of the terminal. At the time of this update, a one-way fare between the airport and city center is €11 – €14.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.