Getting to Narva
There is no airport in Narva. The closest and the main international airport in Estonia is Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. The airport is at a close distance to Tallinn city centre and accessible by public transport (bus No 2 and tram No 4).
International bus lines
There is rather good bus connection between Tallinn and Narva. The travel time is usually 3h15min and the ticket costs between 7-15 euros. You can look up the timetables and buy tickets online www.tpilet.ee.
Getting from the airport to Tallinn Central Bus Station takes less than 10 minutes and around 5 euros by taxi. By bus No 2, Central Bus Station is the third stop from the airport - stop called "Bussijaam". By tram No 4, Central Bus Station is the seventh stop from the airport - stop called "Bussijaam".
Should you come via Tartu, the bus ticket costs the same, travel time is similar, 3h20min, but the connections are less frequent. You can buy the tickets and check timetables from the same www.tpilet.ee website.
Direct train connection is only possible between Tallinn and Narva - no direct trains from Tartu (change in Tapa). The travel time is 2h15 (once daily express) or 2h45min (regular train) and the ticket costs between 11-16 euros. You can check the timetable and buy tickets online www.elron.ee.
It is best to take the train from Ülemiste station, near Ülemiste shopping centre, a 15-minute walk and a few-minute taxi ride from the airport.
If you have more time, Tallinn Central Train Station - Balti jaam in Estonian - is located near the old town. By taxi from the airport, it should take around 15 minutes, but it very much depends on the traffic, in the morning and evening rush hours it can also take 30 minutes or more. In regular circumstance the taxi should cost around 10 euros.
When in Narva
In Narva, the bus station and the train station are right next to each other.
You can call a taxi, all taxi rides inside Narva are 2.50 euros (if you take a waiting taxi from the station, it costs more!). Taxi numbers: +372 50 44444 (Ida Takso), +372 55 906090 (Seti Takso), +372 59 696969 (Gold Takso). Beware that taxi companies and drivers tend to speak only Russian.
Addresses of important locations:
Raekoja plats 2, Narva College
Malmi 4, Malmi Hostel
Kerese 14a, dormitory
In the map below, the locations of bus and train station, hostel, dormitory and Narva College are underlined in red.