Travel info

Map of conference locations and other places mentioned here is below. An excellent overview of accommodation, transportation and other travel related information can  be found at Additional information can also be found at Information Centre of Tartu located in the city hall.

Lunches and dining

Lunch is not provided at the conference. There are several options for lunch nearby with reasonably priced (ca 3-6 €) daily offers: Cafe Gaudeamus (on the first floor of the library), Vilde & Vine, Cafe Shakespeare, Entri and Vaga Mama.

The dinner on September 26 will be at Ülikooli Kohvik (Ülikooli 20) and the joint reception with Baltic HLT Conference  on September 27 will take place at Tartu Loodusmaja (Lille 10).

For dining Umbroht, Aparaat, Dolce Vita, Pahupidi Kohvik (vegan) and Meat Market are recommended.



Tartu Bus Station is in the city centre and only 15 min walk from the conference venue.  Bus tickets are available at It is best to buy them in advance. Buses also stop at Tallinn Airport. No need to print out the tickets, if you can show the ticket from your smartphone.


From Tallinn trains are also an option to reach Tartu. Tickets are available online at and can also be bought on the train.


When flying to Tallinn you can get a bus to Tartu straight from the airport. From Helsinki you can also fly directly to Tartu airport. Airport shuttle is available for getting into the city centre.


There are no special rates for conference participants. However there are number of reasonably priced and close-by options available: Dorpat Hotel, Hotel Tartu, Academus Hostel, Hektor Design Hostel and London Hotel.