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Ticket information
Single ticket

Tickets can be purchased:

  • On Elron’s website at by using a bank link or Elron Farecard (instructions for buying a ticket are available here)

  • On board Elron trains from the customer service representative by paying with a bank card, in cash or with money loaded onto your Elron Farecard
  • From a ticket machine on Elron trains by paying with money loaded onto your Elron Farecard
  • From the ticket offices at the Baltic Station and Tartu Station


Advance ticket sales at Elron’s ticket offices ends 5 minutes prior to the departure of the train; first class tickets are no longer sold if less than 30 minutes remain until the departure of the train from the original station of departure.


Please note! Single tickets are only valid for the journey and date and between the stops or zones selected by the passenger when purchasing their ticket.
Please note that purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a seat in standard class. Standard class seats are not numbered and passengers can sit where they please, provided there are empty seats.

Season ticket

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED:

  • On Elron’s website at www.elron.ee by using a bank link or Elron Farecard (instructions for buying a ticket are available here).
    Season tickets can be purchased for 1–90 days, as needed. To buy such a ticket you will need an Elron Farecard onto which the ticket will be loaded.

  • From a customer service representative aboard Elron trains

  • On board Elron trains from the customer service representative by paying with a bank card, in cash or with money loaded onto your Elron Farecard. 24-hour (in zoned area) and 30-day tickets can be purchased on the train. To buy such a ticket you will need an Elron Farecard onto which the ticket will be loaded.
  • At the ticket office at the Baltic Station by paying with a bank card, in cash or with money loaded onto your Elron Farecard. To buy such a ticket you will need an Elron Farecard onto which the ticket will be loaded.

Please note! A season ticket gives the right to an unlimited number of commutes during the period and between the stops or zones selected by the passenger in standard class. Season zone tickets are valid on trains that also stop in such zones.
For example, II–IV zone season tickets are not valid on eastbound Narva, Rakvere and Tartu trains because they do not have any stops in the second or third zone.
But I–V zone tickets are valid because the trains have stops in the first and the fifth zone.

Group ticket

Group discount tickets are available to groups of 20 and more people.
Please send us the following information: date and time and route of the journey and number of full-fare and discount tickets. Please send this to info@elron.ee.
We expect payment under a pre-payment invoice and we ask you to let us know about your wish to book a journey at least three working days in advance.

Tickets with local government discount from Ridango AS (pilet.ee)

Tickets can be purchased onto a Tallinn Smartcard at www.pilet.ee only for travelling in a zoned area. Tickets can be purchased for 1 day or 30 days, as needed.
If you want to travel beyond the zoned area, you can buy tickets with a Smartcard discount only from a ticket machine on the train by paying with your Elron Farecard or from the customer service representative by paying with your Elron Farecard or in cash or, on diesel trains, with a bank card.

When buying a ticket at www.pilet.ee you must enter your Smartcard number. This means that the ticket is loaded onto your Smartcard. You must produce your Smartcard on the train.

Discounts
Who is entitled to free transport?

Pursuant to § 34 of the Public Transport Act, the following people have the right to free transportation:

  • Children who have not attained the age of seven years by 1 October in the current academic year and children whose commencement of the compulsory school attendance has been postponed;

  • Disabled persons up to 16 years of age (inclusive);

  • Persons with a profound disability;

  • Persons with a severe visual disability;

  • Persons accompanying someone with a profound or severe visual disability;

  • The guide dog or assistant dog accompanying a disabled person.

You must have a document certifying your entitlement to the travel fare concession with you to travel for free or with a discount (a single discount ticket, a season discount ticket, a discount one-day ticket, a discount 30-day ticket, a discount 30-day combined ticket).

Who has the right to buy tickets at a discount?

The following people have the right to buy a ticket at a discount: 

  • Persons up to 19 years of age (inclusive);

  • School pupils;

  • Students;

  • Pensioners of the Republic of Estonia;

  • Persons with partial or no work ability;

  • Persons aged 65 years and older;

  • Persons aged 17 years and older who have a severe or moderate disability;

  • Persons accompanying a disabled person up to 16 years of age (inclusive);

  • Persons accompanying a person with a profound disability.

Discounts are not valid in first class. Persons entitled to a discount ticket must pay full fare to travel in first class.
One person who has the right to free transportation can travel in first class for free together with another passenger who has purchased a first class ticket. In order to book a seat in first class online, those people must buy a ticket at a zero price (zero ticket) and pay a service fee.

Documents proving your right to travel concession

Documents proving your right to travel concession are:

  • For persons up to 19 years of age: identity document (passport or ID card);

  • For school pupils: ISIC Scholar Card (including virtual ISIC Card) or student card issued in Estonia;

  • For students: ISIC Student Card (including virtual ISIC Card) or student identification card issued in Estonia (ISIC Student Identity Card – an ordinary card which is not linked to any of the banks, SEB Bank’s ISIC Student Electron, Swedbank’s ISIC MasterCard Student Card and Estonian student identification card. Read more about the cards HERE);

  • For pensioners of the Republic of Estonia: Republic of Estonia pension certificate. See the types of state pension. 

  • For persons with partial or no work ability: work ability card together with an identity document (passport, ID card or driving licence);

  • For persons 65 years of age and older: identity document (passport, ID card or driving licence);

  • For disabled persons: pension certificate issued under § 35 of the State Pension Insurance Act, which sets out information about the degree of severity of the disability and the duration of the disability; or disabled person’s card issued under § 25 of the Social Benefits for Disabled Persons Act; or certificate issued by the Social Insurance Board to persons with a severe visual disability;

  • For persons accompanying a disabled person up to 16 years of age and persons accompanying a person with a severe disability: document proving the disability must be carried by the disabled person being accompanied.

Local government concessions

Tallinn, Saue, Raasiku, Saku, West Harju

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Corporate customer
Loyal customer credit agreement

A credit agreement is a flexible solution for companies and organisations whose employees or partners travel regularly within Estonia.
We offer Elron Credit Farecards which allow you to pay for any travel done using this card at the end of the month under an invoice. You can apply for a credit agreement here.

Train hire

We offer the following trains for rent:

  • diesel train with two cars and 105 seats

  • diesel train with three cars and 161 seats

  • diesel train with four cars and 214 seats

  • electric train with four cars and 274 seats

  • electric train with three cars and 196 seats

All hired trains depart from and arrive at Tallinn Pääsküla stop.
Please send your request for a special train to the address ronnie.kongo@elron.ee (phone 673 7413). Please be sure to specify the desired date and time, route and number of seats.

Save time and money – buy a ticket online

A ticket bought online gives a 15% discount compared to a ticket bought from the customer service representative on the train.

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