Hourly express Tallinn-Tartu. The express stops at the airport in Tallinn on the way to and from Tartu. Tickets can be bought from the driver providing there are free seats (10€ one way). The distance between Tallinn and Tartu is 186 km which equates to 2 h 25 min of travelling time by bus or train. http://www.tpilet.ee/en/timetable/tallinn/tartu Comprehensive bus timetables: http://bussireisid.ee/en
There is also the option to use the train to travel from Tallinn to Tartu but the service is not as frequent as the bus: http://elron.ee/en.
The downtown of Tartu is conveniently small for getting around on foot. The conference venue is 2 km from the centre of the town which is about 20...30 min of walking time. Two public bus services, No 6, and 16 take you to the venue. Tickets can be bought from the driver for 1€.
Tartuhotels Group is an official partner of Biosystems Engineering 2019 conference. They manage three hotels in the Tartu city: Hotel London****, Hotel Pallas ***Superior, and Hotel Sophia.
Accommodation in all three hotels is available at special prices for the BSE guests around the conference time (7.05.2019 – 11.05.2019). All you need to do is write “BSE2019” as a promotional code when booking the room by email.
Single room – 59€/room/night
Double room – 69 €/room/night
Art hotell Pallas *** Superior
Single room – 61 €/room/night
Double room – 72 €/room/night
Hotell London ****
Single room – 79 €/room/night
Double room – 89 €/room/night
For more information see: http://tartuhotels.ee
Other accommodation options: Follow the link to see a list of lodgings: http://www.visittartu.com/stay
To get more information about Tartu: http://www.visittartu.com