In Tallinn, fares for all kinds of public transport (tram, trolley bus, bus) are the same.
If you get a ticket in a Kiosk the cost of 1 ticket is 1 Euro.
Ticket bought on board from the driver cost 2 Euro.
Here is a list of cheap taxi companies with English speaking operators:
– Inter Takso: 55653333
– I.R. Takso: 6380000
– Laki Takso: 6669999
– Amigo Takso: 55577780
Remember the number of the car that the operator tells you. The number you’re told will be the same as on the number plate of the taxi.
Walk toward the concert hall – ‘Linnahall’. From there, go in the direction of the Old Town. Cross the tram tracks and enter the Old Town through the Pikk Gate (right next to Fat Margaret).
Once past the gate, take the first right you come across. Pass the church and turn left. You are now on Lai Street. Alur hostel is located just 150 m down Lai from where you are now, on the left-hand side.
– BUS STATION (5 km)
Exit the bus station from the main entrance and walk directly ahead to the T-section where there is a tram stop.
Take tram #2 going to ‘Kopli’. Get off at ‘Linnahall’ which is the 5th stop from the bus station. From here, just follow the same directions as above!
If you decide to take a taxi it should cost you between 4 and 6 Euros.
– AIRPORT (7 km)
Bus #2 takes you to the seaport (terminal A). From here, just follow the same directions as from the seaport!
If you decide to catch a taxi from the airport it should cost between 8 and 10 Euros.
– TRAIN STATION
When you get off the train you should see the Old Town to your right. Leave the platform and cross the road or take the underpass to get to the other side of the main road. You are now on Nunne Street.
Walk about 250 m down Nunne and turn left onto Lai Street. Just walk another 100 m down Lai and you’ll see Alur Hostel on the right-hand side.