Nordic-Baltic Energy Conference 2023

Practical information


Nordic Hotel Forum

Address: Viru väljak 3, 10111 Tallinn

A modern Nordic Hotel Forum superior four-star business and conference hotel awaits you in the very heart of Tallinn just 150 metres from the picturesque Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The shopping and entertainment centres and major business centres of the inner city are a short walk from our hotel on Viru Square.


Arrival by air

Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is located just 5,3 km from the city centre, so transport to the hotel takes surprisingly little time.

Bus stops, car parks and taxi park are only meters away from arrival entrances. That makes getting to your destination quick and stress-free.

Attention! In order to avoid any unpleasant experiences with taxis, the airport recommends that you only use our partner taxis waiting at the official taxi park of the airport. The fare from the airport to the hotel is about €10 to €20 (depending on demand).


Information on international and domestic airlines can be found here.

The airport’s information service point is located in the departure hall. It opens 2 hours before the day’s first flight and closes after the last arriving flight.

Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport: ph. +372 605 8888,

Arrival by sea

Ships from Helsinki bring thousands of travellers to Tallinn’s busy passenger port each day also there is an overnight ferry link with Stockholm.

Passenger terminals of Tallinn City Harbour are located within 5 minutes walking distance of the medieval Old Town and Nordic Hotel Forum. A taxi from the terminal to the Nordic Hotel Forum costs about 5€ to 10€ (depending on demand).


Ferries cross the Gulf of Finland between Tallinn and Helsinki several times a day, covering the distance in roughly 2 to 3 hours. From late spring to late autumn, high-speed vessels also operate on the route, reducing travel time to just 1.5 hours. Ferries between Tallinn and Stockholm depart every evening, with the trip taking approximately 15 hours.

The largest ferry operators are Tallink, Viking Line and [Eckerö Line](].

Arrival by bus

Two international bus lines offer connections to Tallinn from several other European cities.


International connections are provided by Lux Express and Ecolines.

Domestic bus lines, fares and timetables can be found here.

Public Transportation:

You can buy a bus ticket with a contactless payment card* (Mastercard, Maestro, Visa and Visa Electron) at the rectangular orange validators in the front of the vehicle

Buses that are stopping near Nordic Hotel Forum: Bus nr 114, Bus nr 116, Bus nr 119, Bus nr 125, Bus nr 20A, Bus nr 5

Bus stops near the Nordic Hotel Forum: Viru, Viru Keskus 5, Mere Puiestee, Hobujaama

If you are planning to use a taxi, it might be easiest to download and order a taxi through the mobile app Bolt or call +372 612 0000 Forus Taxi


The weather during this month is typically cold and wintry, creating a magical atmosphere for travellers seeking a unique winter experience.

Temperature: Expect temperatures to range from -5°C to 0°C during the day. It can get even colder at night, so be sure to bundle up in warm clothing.

It is a good idea to check Weather in Estonia website for accurate weather information.


Eastern Europe Time GMT +2 (EET)


In case of an accident or sudden illness, call for an ambulance or the police free-of-charge from any phone: 112.

Pharmacies are usually open from 10:00-19:00 in major shopping centres. The pharmacy on the Town Hall Square in the Town Hall building is open 24/7.

No vaccinations or health certificates are required for entry into Estonia. A health insurance policy is optional. Travellers requiring dialysis can read more about local treatment options here.


Estonia has become famous for its abundance of free, public Wi-Fi, which is available in nearly every café, restaurant, hotel and hostel, as well in open spaces such as city squares and parks.


National currency: Euro (1 euro = 100 cents)

Most banks are open from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays.

Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. ATMs are easily found everywhere.

Western Union service is available in most post offices and banks in Tallinn. Read more here.


Estonia has been a member of the European Union (as well as NATO) since 2004. Estonia is also a part of the Schengen visa area. Nationals of the EU are free to enter Estonia. The required travel document for entry is a national ID card or passport.

For more specific information, please contact the nearest Estonian consulate or embassy, or check the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website.


The electrical current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz, European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.


The official language in Estonia is Estonian, but many people speak English and Russian, also Finnish and German, and some speak French.


Estonia’s country code: +372. International calls from Estonia: 00 + country +…