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Transport

The easiest way to get to Pärnu is to take an international flight to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, or Riga, the capital of Latvia. Pärnu is located only a few hours drive from the airports of both cities, which are connected by the high-speed Via Baltica (E67) road.

During summertime Pärnu also has air lines that arrive to Pärnu Airport:

Helsinki-Pärnu (NyxAir)

Stockholm-Pärnu (SAS)

Estonia’s largest port is located in Tallinn, ships arrive from Helsinki almost every hour. The Yacht Club is waiting for those arriving with sails in Pärnu.

Pärnu Airport

Both international and domestic flights arrive at Pärnu Airport. We are close to the world and connected to various big cities through air connections.

Flight from Helsinki to Pärnu

NyxAir scheduled flights between Pärnu and Helsinki will take place twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays from May 5 to August 21, 2022. The flights will be operated with a 50-seater Saab 2000 aircraft.

Flight from Stockholm to Pärnu

SAS offers flights between Stockholm and Pärnu. The 70-seater plane will fly from June 25 to August 16. Flights take place every Tuesday and Saturday. The flight takes 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Rental Cars in Pärnu

The car gives you a convenient opportunity to discover places outside the city of Pärnu. Explore the sights in Pärnu County.

Car rentals in Pärnu:

Rental car rental

Laverte Car Rental

Parking

In the city center and in summer in the beach area there is paid parking. When using a parking clock you can park up to 1 hour for free in the city center and 30 minutes in the beach area.

Read more about parking HERE.

By bus to Pärnu

There are enough buses in the Tallinn-Pärnu and Riga-Pärnu directions to comfortably reach your travel destination at any time. Information and tickets within Estonia can be easily found in the T-Pilet environment. Many buses are equipped with all amenities such as toilet, multimedia center, air conditioning.

The following bus lines run on the international Riga – Pärnu – Tallinn route:

Photo: Lux Express

Pärnu public transport

You can find Pärnu public transport lines and times HERE. Each bus stop has a city map and timetable, and busier stops also have electronic signs.

A plastic card system applies in Pärnu County public transport. The same system is used in Tallinn and Tartu, for example. If there is a similar card, it also works in Pärnu. The new plastic card costs 2 € and can be purchased at any ticket office. It is necessary to validate the card when entering the bus.

A one-hour ticket costs € 2 for a city visitor, a day ticket € 5 and a five-day ticket € 15. A day ticket is valid if the card is validated three times, a 5-day ticket is validated 8 times. You don’t have to do it all at once. For example, if you travel three times a day and validate your card, it will automatically become a day ticket.

One-hour tickets can be purchased directly from the bus driver. You do not need a card for this. The price of a paper ticket on city lines is 3 € (on land lines 1 €) and can be paid in cash.

More information about Pärnu Bus Station and its services can be found HERE.

Taxis and ferry connections to the islands

Ordering taxis in Pärnu:

1222 – Pärnu Taxi
1918 – Electric Taxi
1200 – Go Taxi
1700 – Bristol Taxi
1300 – E-Taxi
In addition, Bolt application works in Pärnu.

Ship connection to Kihnu www.veeteed.com (from Pärnu and Munalaiu).

Ship connection with Saaremaa and Hiiumaa islands www.praamid.ee.