How to get here
Address: Ehitajate tee 150 / Paldiski mnt. 145
You can enter the Zoo from two different locations, from Ehitajate tee or from Paldiski mnt. Paldiski mnt. 145 is located across the road from the Rocca al Mare shopping centre and the Audi building, Ehitajate tee 150 is towards the Õismäe area.
The Zoo Environmental Education Centre and Children’s Zoo are located at the West gate.
From the centre of Tallinn to the Zoo (Paldiski mnt. 145)
The public transport network operates from 6:00 to 23:00 (some routes until 24:00). If you use Tallinn Card or Smartcard, you must validate the ticket by touching the card to the orange validator located by the vehicle door every time you enter the vehicle. It’s also possible to buy a paper ticket from the driver for cash (at the price of 2 €, exact change only). More information about the cards and tickets in Tallinn here
Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance
From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)
Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance
From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47
Rates are not uniform. Each taxi’s rates are posted on a yellow sticker on the car’s right rear window. The cost usually consists of a base fare (starting fare) plus a per-kilometre fare. If you want to avoid misunderstandings, you can ask the driver to approximate the cost of the trip in advance. Read more about Tallinn’s taxis here.
From Railway Station
The Go Rail company operates a daily international sleeper train service between Tallinn-Moscow. Take the bus no. 43 to get to the zoo (Bus stop Zoo).
Parking is free at the North Entrance (Paldiski mnt. 145).
|West Entrance (Ehitajate tee 150)||Price (€)|
|Vehicle parking when visiting the zoo (excluding buses)||1,00|
|Bus parking when visiting the zoo||2,00|
Parking is free for disabled visitors if they have a valid certificate.