Tallinn Card

On this page you will find all the important information about the Tallinn Card: What services does the City Card offer and for whom is it worthwhile? How long is it valid and where can you buy it?

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Tallinn Card
  • 50+ attractions and museums free
  • Free travel on public transport
  • Discounts for tours, entertainment, restaurants & shops
  • Save time with Fast Track entry
  • Valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours
  • Pick up your Tallinn Card in town
  • Save money in Tallinn with the card!

How the Tallinn Card works

The Tallinn Card offers you a convenient way to explore the Estonian capital. With this City Card, you can enjoy free admission to numerous sights and museums and attractive discounts on other attractions and activities. In addition, the City Card gives you priority entry (fast track) to Tallinn's most popular attractions, avoiding long waits, especially in the summer months.

In addition, with the Tallinn Card you can use the city's public transport free of charge.

Here is an overview of the most important services:

  • Free admission to over 50 attractions and museums
  • Free travel on public transport
  • Numerous discounts for city tours, restaurants and shops

You can buy the card online and then receive a voucher. You then redeem this for a physical card on site. The desired start date is entered on the back of the card. The Tallinn Card is activated with its first use.

Who is the Tallinn Card suitable for?

No matter whether you are in Tallinn for just one day or longer: The card is worth it because of the sometimes very high entrance fees for the city's most popular sights. Especially if you also use public transport, the Tallinn Card pays for itself quickly.

The card also makes travelling easier, as you don't have to worry about public transport tickets and you get priority entry to some attractions.

How much does the Tallinn Card cost?

The price of the Tallinn Card depends on the period of validity. The following prices apply to the City Card for persons 18 years and older.

  • 24 hours: 45,00 €
  • 48 hours: 65,00 €
  • 72 hours: 78,00 €

Children and persons up to 17 years pay a reduced price.

  • 24 hours: 27,00 €
  • 48 hours: 34,00 €
  • 72 hours: 41,00 €

2 children under 7 years per adult cardholder receive the Tallinn Card free of charge.

All services of the Tallinn Card

The Tallinn Card is an all-in-one card that offers free entry to more than 50 of the city's best museums and attractions, as well as free travel on public transport. It also gives numerous discounts on sightseeing tours, entertainment, shops and restaurants.

To avoid spending unnecessary time in queues during your stay in Tallinn, as a cardholder you can also benefit from fast-track admission.

You can find all the benefits and discounts here: Advantages of the Tallinn Card

Top 10 free offers:

  • Tallinn Seaplane Airport (Lennusadam) 
  • Fortress Museum Kiek in de Kök
  • Museum Visitor Centre Fat Margarethe, Estonian Maritime Museum
  • Tallinn TV Tower
  • Prison cells of the KGB
  • Kadriorg Castle 
  • PROTO Discovery Factory
  • Estonian Historical Museum - House of the Great Guild
  • Hellemann Tower and City Wall
  • Olai Church

Show your Tallinn Card to the sales staff to get free entry. You can take two children aged up to 6 years for free per card.

Discounts with the Tallinn Card

In addition, the Tallinn Card offers discounts for some museums, sights, tours and restaurants. Discounts apply to the following attractions and offers, among others:

  • SkyLab Science Centre
  • Tallinn Old Town Audio Guide
  • Various cycling tours and city tours
  • Estonian National Opera
  • Multimedia Art Centre Digitiva
  • Pirita Adventure Park
  • SkyWheel Tallinn
  • Various cafés and restaurants

You can find a complete list of all reductions here: Advantages Tallinn Card. It is best to filter the item "Discounts & gifts" under the menu item "Free and special offers".

You can also find all the information in the brochure that you will receive when you pick up your Tallinn Card at the Tourist Information Centre.

Preferential entry with Fast Track

Especially in the summer months, there can be long queues at popular attractions. Therefore, the Tallinn Card offers priority entry to the following attractions, so you can easily skip the queues.

  • Tallinn TV Tower
  • Tallinn Zoo
  • Estonian Open Air Museum

At Tallinn Zoo you can register and enter directly at the entrance (green card reader) with your Tallinn Card.

Mobility with the Tallinn Card

Public transport

With the Tallinn Card you can use all trolleybuses, trams and buses of lines 1-73 unlimited and free of charge. Most public transport to the sights stops at Freedom Square (Vabaduse väljak) or at the terminal under the Viru shopping centre (Viru Keskus).

When you start your journey, hold your card up to the orange card reader at the vehicle entrance. The validity will be confirmed by a green light. Make sure to carry your Tallinn Card on public transport. Otherwise you will be fined.

Public transport in Tallinn
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Tallinn Airport can also be reached free of charge by tram number 4 or bus number 2. The harbour and the railway station can also be reached free of charge by public transport.

Bicycle rental City Bike

With the Tallinn Card you can rent a bike for 3 hours for free at the City Bike bike rental. You can choose from different models. A helmet, safety waistcoat and bike lock are included. If needed, you can also rent other equipment such as bike bags or bike computers.

Tuul electric scooter

With the Tuul app you can easily rent one of the environmentally friendly electric scooters. As a Tallinn Card holder, you will receive a discount on the rental price within 24 hours after entering the discount code in the app 20%.

Is the Tallinn Card worth it?

The Tallinn Card is quite expensive, but it is still worth it because of the sometimes high entrance fees to popular sights in Tallinn. Even if you only want to visit Tallinn for a day and use public transport, you can save a lot with the City Card.

The following table shows how much you can save, using the 3-Day Card as an example:

AttractionWithout Tallinn CardWith Tallinn Card
Tallinn Card 3 days78,00 €
Public transport: 3 days9,- €Free of charge
City Hall and City Hall Tower13,- €Free of charge
Tallinn TV Tower17,- €Free of charge
Tallinn Zoo14,- €Free of charge
Prison cells of the KGB9,- €Free of charge
Kiek in de Kök Museum12,- €Free of charge
Cycling tour28,- €14,00 €
Kadriorg Art Museum (Katharinental)12,- €Free of charge
Total114,- €92,- €

By the way, on the official website you can also use a handy Tallinn Card calculator to work out your individual savings. Click here for the calculator: Tallinn Card Calculator

The more you use your City Card, the more it pays for itself!

Buy & Collect Tallinn Card

The Tallinn Card can be purchased online from various providers, for example from Tiqets.com. After the purchase you will receive a voucher which you have to exchange for a plastic card at the tourist information office.

  • Tourist Information Centre, Niguliste 2, 10146 Tallinn

The tourist information office is open daily from 09:00 to 18:00. Here you can also get a brochure with all relevant information about the participating attractions and museums.

On the back of your Tallinn Card, write the date from which you want to use the card.

If your travel plans change, the purchase can be cancelled or rebooked free of charge up to 24 hours before the visit.

Tallinn Card

Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages of the Tallinn Card

  • Free admission to over 50 museums and sights.
  • Two children up to 6 years of age per card can also enjoy the benefits of the card.
  • Free use of public transport.
  • Numerous discounts for tours, bike rental, entertainment and restaurants.
  • Preferential entry to three popular Tallinn attractions.
  • Reduced Tallinn Card price for children up to 17 years.

Disadvantages of the Tallinn Card

  • The preferential entry is only valid for 3 sights.
  • The ticket is relatively expensive. However, the entrance fees in Tallinn are also very expensive, so it still pays off.
  • The card must be collected after your arrival in Tallinn.

More offers in Tallinn

Even if you don't opt for the Tallinn Card, you can book a variety of attractions separately. Here are some popular offers:

FAQ about the Tallinn Card

How does the Tallinn Card work?

You buy the Tallinn Card online and pick it up at the tourist information office in the city when you arrive. Afterwards, you can visit many sights and museums free of charge for up to 3 days and take advantage of numerous other offers at reduced prices. The card also allows you to use public transport free of charge. In some sights, the Tallinn Card offers preferential admission.

Can I use public transport with the Tallinn Card?

Yes, with the Tallinn Card you can use public transport within the city limits for free.

Is the airport transfer included in the Tallinn Card?

Yes, you can get to Tallinn airport, train station and port by tram and bus free of charge.

Can I cancel the Tallinn Card free of charge?

Yes, you can cancel or change your ticket free of charge up to 24 hours before departure.

How to activate the Tallinn Card?

When you arrive in Tallinn, exchange your voucher for the physical Tallinn Card. The desired start date is written on the back of the card.

Author: Patrick

Here writes: Patrick

Patrick has visited various metropolises such as Amsterdam, London, Paris and Barcelona. Here he writes about the most important City Cards. His aim is to present detailed and up-to-date information for the official tourist maps of popular cities.

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