Practical information

Weather in Tartu

Estonia’s springs are usually warm, but sometimes unpredictable, therefore it is good to check at: The average temperature should be around 20-25C. 


Eastern Europe Time (EET) add one hour in summer (GMT + 2).

Medical service and police

In case of an accident or sudden illness, call for an ambulance or the police free-of-charge from any phone: 112.
Pharmacies are usually open from 10:00-19:00 in major shopping centres. The pharmacy on the Town Hall Square in the Town Hall building is open 24/7.
No vaccinations or health certificates are required for entry into Estonia. A health insurance policy is optional. Travellers requiring dialysis can read more about local treatment options here.


Estonia has become famous for its abundance of free, public Wi-Fi, which is available in nearly every café, restaurant, hotel and hostel, as well in open spaces such as city squares and parks. 


National currency: Euro (1 euro = 100 cents)
Most banks are open from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays.
Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are easily found in Tartu and other cities.
Western Union service is available in most post offices and banks in Tallinn. Read more here.


Estonia is a part of the Schengen visa area. Nationals of EU are free to enter Estonia. The required travel document for entry is a national ID card or passport.

For more specific information, please contact the nearest Estonian consulate or embassy, or check the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website.


Power supply

The electrical current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz, European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.


The official language in Estonia is Estonian, but many people speak English and Russian, also Finnish and German, and some speak French.

Phone dialling codes

Estonia’s country code: +372. International calls from Estonia: 00 + country +...

Taxies in Tartu

We recommend taxi companies Tartu Takso (+372 455 555) and the Electric Taxi (+372 588 588 00) .