How to get to Massia

The village of Massiaru is located about 180 km from Tallinn, 140 km from Riga (Latvia) and about 470 km from St. Petersburg (Russia).

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TRAVELLING FROM RIGA

To go from RIGA AIRPORT to MASSIARU, most of the time, you will have to go to RIGA Coach Station to take a connection. Take bus 22, takes 30 min. Or take a taxi for 10 euro, takes 15 min. As no lines provide a direct connection to MASSIARU, you will have to go to PÄRNU.

From the airport, the shuttles that go directly to PÄRNU are not so common (about twice a day). Nonetheless, there are departures from RIGA coach station to PÄRNU Coach Station every hour or so, operated by different companies (all the links below). The ride takes around 2.30 hours.

Then from PÄRNU Coach Station to MASSIARU, there are usually three buses a day on week day (last departure around 5 pm), and only one in the early morning on Sunday. This ride takes around 1.30 hours.

To check the latest timetables of all bus companies, please visit: www.tpilet.ee/en

Then, if not possible to buy tickets directly on tpilet, here are the websites of the different companies :

www.ecolines.net
www.eurolines.com
www.luxexpress.eu
www.simpleexpress.eu

Car option

As the trip by bus is very long because they go pretty slow, there’s also an option to save time and order a car to pick you up from Salacgrīvas (35km) or Pärnu (50 km). Each option costs respectively 25 euros and 35 euros.

To go from Riga Coach Station to Salacgrīvas, the only option is to take a Riga Coach Station – Pärnu Coach Station trip, operated by the company Ecolines. Their buses usually make one stop at Salacgrīvas, but, to avoid bad surprise, when buying ticket, please make sure it will stop by checking the “Detailed information” button. Also: you can not buy a ticket at the bus, so you have to buy it online at their website.

The people that can pick you up are not always available though. Before choosing this option, first call or sms Age : +372 5305 4822 to be sure they can pick you up. There is also a local busline , that can pick you up in Ainazi at 20km from Massiaru or at Salagrivas

Travelling from TALLINN to Massiaru

Going from Tallinn Airport to Tallinn Coach Station can be done by taxi (approx: 10min)
or with bus nr 2 (direction Mõigu – Reisisadam) 
the bus stop to come off is Autobussijaam/ Bus Station (3rd stop from the airport, 5min)

OPTION 1
TALLINN Coach Station – PÄRNU Coach Station
11:00 – 12:50 Mon-Sun Lux Express
11:45 – 13:35 Mon-Sun Taisto Express
PÄRNU Coach Station – MASSIARU
13:45 – 15:20 Mon-Fri

OPTION 2
TALLINN Coach Station – PÄRNU Coach Station
13:30 – 15:25 Mon-Sun Taisto Liinid
14:00 – 15:50 Mon-Sun Lux Express
PÄRNU Coach Station – MASSIARU
17:10 – 18:35 Mon-Sat

Travelling from St.PETERSBURG to Massiaru

OPTION 1
St Petersburg Coach Station – PÄRNU Coach Station
06:50 – 15:15 Mon-Sun Presto OÜ (bus company name)
PÄRNU Coach Station – MASSIARU
17:10 – 18:35 Mon-Sat

OPTION 2
St.Petersburg Gl – TALLINN Train Station (Tallinn Balti Jaam)
06:29 – 13:38 Mon-Sun 
www.tickets.gorail.ee
Tallinn Train Station – Tallinn Coach Station
by taxi approx: 10min
TALLINN Coach Station – PÄRNU Coach Station
14:00 – 15:50 Mon-Sun Lux Express
PÄRNU Coach Station – MASSIARU
17:10 – 18:35 Mon-Sat

There’s also a good bus connection between Berlin-Riga, Warsaw-Riga, Vilnius-Riga 
check www.eurolines.com or www.ecolines.net