Explore the capital of Estonia by open-top double decker bus. Tallinn City Tour tickets are valid 24-72 hours from first use.

• Visit Toompea, the Open Air Museum and more.

• Explore three sightseeing routes with your ticket*.

• Present your ticket to the driver at any bus stop.

• BUY NOW, tickets are sent immediately by email.


*NOTE: From October 1st, 2018 to April 30th, 2019, only the special off-season Orange Route will be in operation. Buses will be running every hour from 10:00 to 15:00 on Fridays and Saturdays, and every 2 hours from Thursday to Sunday.

About The Tallinn City Bus Tour:

From snapshots of traditional life and ancient monuments, to top culture venues and testaments to a seafaring heritage, Red Buses' official Tallinn City Tour is the easiest way to delve into the Estonian capital. This Northern European gem of a city has bags to offer the inquisitive tourist, and with its official city bus tour you can travel between numerous hop-on hop-off stops spread out across three unique routes.

Join the blue line and venture out to Rocca al Mare, site of the famous Open Air Museum, and stop off at the lush grounds of Kadriorg Park while on the red line. Literally top off your journey with a trip to the top of Tallinn TV Tower, which can be found on the green line.

Arriving By Cruise Ship?

Visitors arriving via cruise ship can present their ticket voucher to a member of staff at Tallinn Cruise Terminal. The buses are timed to arrive here as soon as a vessel comes into port. On-board staff can advise on return times and the best way to structure your sightseeing.


  • All Year Round, Daily.


  • Audio Guide: English, Estonian, German, Spanish, French, Finnish, Japanese, Russian, Italian and Swedish.

Tour Times / Frequency:

  • May to September: 10:00 to 18:00, every 20 minutes.
  • 21 Dec to 06 Jan: Extra buses may be put on depending on demand.

Departure Point:


  • Red, Green & Blue Routes: Approx. 60-70 minutes.
  • Orange Route: One tour takes approx. 90 minutes.


  • Audio Guide (Headphones Included).
  • Printed Tour Map & Leaflet.
  • Free On-Board Wi-Fi.

Tour Itinerary:

Red Line:

This bus route offers a comprehensive journey throughout the city centre. You'll see all the iconic landmarks that typify both the old and new urban districts. Stop off at Toompea and ascend the fortress that proudly sits atop the city's pinnacle point.

You'll be able to explore fine cultural venues such as the Estonian National Opera and Kumu Art Museum. For Tallinn's best fusion of architectural and natural beauty disembark at Kadriorg Palace, a Petrine Baroque building surrounded by extensive, well-kept parkland.

| 12 Stops:

  • 1) Viru Square (Start).
  • 2) Toompea Castle.
  • 3) Freedom Square.
  • 4) Estonian National Opera/Solaris Shopping Centre.
  • 5) Swissotel.
  • 6) Art Museum of Estonia - Kumu.
  • 7) Kadriorg Palace Ensemble.
  • 8) D-Terminal, Port of Tallinn.
  • 9) AB-Terminal, Cruise Ship Terminal.
  • 10) Seaplane Harbour.
  • 11) Estonian Maritime Museum.
  • 12) Viru Square (End).


Green Line:

This route, as the name suggests, focuses especially on the green cityscape- Tallinn being one of the greenest capitals in Europe! As well as Kadriorg Palace and Park you'll venture out to the city's western suburbs, where one can find the Tallinn Botanic Gardens, Pirita Convent and the popular Tallinn TV Tower.

| 12 Stops:

  • 1) Viru Square (Start).
  • 2) Kadriorg Palace Ensemble/Art Museum of Estonia- Kumu.
  • 3) Song Festival Ground.
  • 4) Estonian History Museum/Maarjamäe Castle.
  • 5) Tallin Botanic Garden.
  • 6) TV Tower.
  • 7) Pirita Convent.
  • 8) Pirita Port of Yachts.
  • 9) Russalka Monument.
  • 10) D-Terminal, Port of Tallinn.
  • 11) AB-Terminal, Cruise Ship Port.
  • 12) Viru Square (End).


Blue Line:

Take a circuit around the walls of the Old Town before setting out for the quaint neighbourhood of Kalamaja. This route shows Tallinn's history at its finest. It's highlight stop is the Estonian Open Air Museum, a living, working, open-air recreation of an 18th-century rural village.

| 13 Stops:

  • 1) Viru Square (Start).
  • 2) Toompea Castle.
  • 3) Kristiine Shopping Centre.
  • 4) Open Air Museum.
  • 5) Zoo/Rocca Al Mare Shopping Centre.
  • 6) Hipodrom.
  • 7) Hotell Tallinn/Meriton.
  • 8) Balti Jaam/Old Town.
  • 9) Estonian Maritime Museum.
  • 10) D-Terminal, Port of Tallinn.
  • 11) AB-Terminal, Cruise Ship Terminal.
  • 12) Seaplane Harbour.
  • 13) Viru Square (End).

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Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Please print off the ticket voucher you receive from this site and take it to any Tallinn City Tour bus stop. City Tour staff will exchange it for 24, 48 or 72-hour passes which can be used at any stop along the tour route.


• Family tickets include 2 adults, and up to 3 children aged 0-17 years.

• Children aged 0-6 years travel free.

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