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Tallinn Marathon will cause changes to traffic

Tallinn Marathon will cause changes to traffic

Tallinn Marathon will draw around 20,000 sports enthusiasts from over 70 countries to the districts of Põhja-Tallinn, Kesklinn, and Haabersti from 8 to 10 September. This will lead to temporary changes in Tallinn's traffic and public transport.

Traffic will be closed or disrupted along the race route and its vicinity, which includes Kopli tänav, Tööstuse tänav, Kalaranna tänav, Ristiku tänav, Toompuiestee, Paldiski maantee, Kolde puiestee and Vabaõhumuuseumi tee. If you intend to travel through these areas, you are advised to allocate extra time for your journey and exercise patience or choose for an alternative route to your destination Motor vehicle drivers should pay attention to temporary traffic signs and follow the signals and advice provided by traffic controllers. Local residents, commuters and pedestrians are advised to familiarise themselves with the traffic information and maps early in advance. If possible, consider scheduling your journeys before or after the competition and stay attentive during the event.

On Saturday, 9 September, tram services on lines number 2 and 6 will be suspended from 09:30 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 19:15. On Sunday, 10 September, these lines will be closed from 09:00 to 16:00. There will also be changes to bus and trolley lines that run along the competition's route. Detailed traffic plans, routes and stops can be accessed on the website http://transport.tallinn.ee.

If you have any further questions regarding traffic, you can ask the Tallinn Marathon traffic support team via email at [email protected] or by calling +372 5197 5900. You can find the event's full traffic information and maps on the website www.jooks.ee/liiklusinfo.


Key information for traffic users during the event:

Friday 8 September 2023

19:00 Nike Youth Run 5 km

During the start of the run and to allow participants to pass, traffic will be temporarily closed on the following street sections:
  • Kaarli puiestee, in the direction out of the city from 18:55 to 19:05;
  • Toompea tänav and Falgi tee from 19:00 to 19:10;
  • Toompuiestee (Paldiski maantee-Rannamäe tee) from 19:00 to 19:15;
  • Rannamäe tee (Toompuiestee-Pikk tänav) from 19:00 to 19:25;
  • Pikk tänav (Rannamäe tee-Olevimägi tänav) from 19:00 to 19:35;
  • Tolli tänav, Laboratooriumi tänav, Suurtüki tänav (Laboratooriumi tänav-Lai tänav), Lai tänav (Suurtüki tänav-Oleviste tänav) and Oleviste tänav from 19:00 to 19:30;
  • Olevimägi tänav from 19:05 to 19:35;
  • Uus tänav (Olevimägi tänav-Väike Rannavärav tänav), Väike Rannavärav tänav and Rannamäe tee light traffic road (Väike Rannavärav tänav-Kanuti tänav) from 19:05 to 19:40;
  • Kanuti tänav, Aia tänav (Kanuti tänav-Uus tänav), Uus tänav (Aia tänav-Bremeni käik), Bremeni käik and Vene tänav (Bremeni käik-Pühavaimu tänav) from 19:05 to 19:45.
  • Pühavaimu tänav, Mündi tänav, Raekoja plats, Kullasepa tänav and Harju tänav from 19:05 to 19:50;

Saturday 9 September 2023

09:00 half-marathon 21.1 km
  • Paldiski maantee (Toompuiestee-Ristiku tänav) is closed to traffic during the start of the run from 08:55 to 09:05;
  • Ristiku tänav (Paldiski maantee-Kolde puiestee) is closed to traffic from 08:55 to 09:20;
  • Kolde puiestee (Ristiku tänav-Sõle tänav) is closed to traffic from 08:55 to 12:15;
  • Ristiku tänav (Kolde puiestee-Kopli tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:40 to 12:25;
  • Sõle tänav connection (Sõle tänav-Kolde puiestee intersection) will have disruptions in traffic from 09:00 to 09:25 and from 09:45 to 12:15;
  • Light traffic roads at Kolde puiestee (Sõle tänav-Pelguranna tänav) are closed from 09:00 to 12:15;
  • Light traffic roads around Stroomi Beach are closed from 09:00 to 12:15;
  • Light traffic roads at Lahepea tänav and Soodi tänav are closed from 09:00 to 09:55;
  • Paldiski maantee (Mustjõe tänav-Lahepea tänav) is closed to traffic (except public transport) from 09:10 to 10:00;
  • Mustjõe tänav (Paldiski maantee-Kõrgepinge tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:10 to 10:00;
  • The light traffic road at Kõrgepinge tänav is closed to traffic from 09:10 to 10:20;
  • Tuuliku tee (Kõrgepinge tänav light traffic road-Tuuleveski tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:10 to 10:25;
  • Tuuleveski tänav (Tuuliku tee-Veskimetsa tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:10 to 10:30;
  • Paldiski maantee on the direction towards the city (Tuuleveski tänav-Haabersti Viaduct) is closed to traffic (except for public transport) from 09:10 to 10:45;
  • The light traffic road at Rannamõisa tee (Haabersti roundabout tunnel-Lõuka tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:15 to 11:00;
  • The light traffic road at Lõuka tänav is closed to traffic from 09:15 to 11:05;
  • Vabaõhumuuseumi tee (Lõuka tänav-Rocca al Mare School) is closed to traffic from 09:25 to 11:05;
  • Light traffic roads around Rocca al Mare are closed to traffic from 09:25 to 11:40;
  • The Kolde puiestee/Pelguranna tänav intersection is closed to traffic from 09:00 to 12:00;
  • Ristiku tänav (Kolde puiestee-Kopli tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:40 to 12:25;
  • Kopli tänav (Ristiku tänav-Põhja puiestee) and Põhja puiestee (Kopli tänav-Suurtüki) are closed to traffic from 09:45 to 12:50;
  • Suurtüki tänav (Põhja puiestee-Rannamäe tee) will have disruptions in traffic from 09:45 to 12:50;
  • Rannamäe tee (Suurtüki tänav-Toompuiestee tänav) will have disruptions in traffic from 09:45 to 13:30; Traffic on the Toompuiestee direction will be arranged and released in waves. The lane closest to the Old Town will be closed to traffic;
  • The Toompuiestee (Rannamäe tee-Falgi tee) direction towards the port will be closed to traffic on the lane closest to the Old Town from 09:45 to 13:30;

17:00 RIMI 10K
  • Paldiski maantee (Toompuiestee-Ristiku tänav) is closed to traffic during the start from 16:50 to 17:10;
  • Ristiku tänav (Paldiski maantee-Kolde puiestee) is closed to traffic from 16:55 to 17:25;
  • Kolde puiestee (Ristiku tänav-Sõle tänav) is closed to traffic from 16:55 to 17:35;
  • Ristiku tänav (Kolde puiestee-Kopli tänav) is closed to traffic from 16:55 to 17:50;
  • Kopli tänav (Ristiku tänav-Sitsi tänav) is closed to traffic from 17:00 to 18:00;
  • Tööstuse tänav (Sitsi tänav-Kalaranna tänav) is closed to traffic from 17:00 to 18:15;
  • Kalaranna tänav, Lennusadama tänav, Allveelaeva tänav and Vesilennuki tänav will be closed to traffic from 17:00 to 19:00;
  • Kalasadama tänav is closed to traffic from 17:00 to 19:15;
  • Põhja puiestee (Kalasadama tänav-Suur Rannavärav tänav) and Suur Rannavärav tänav will be closed to traffic from 17:15 to 19:15;
  • Rannamäe tee (Toompuiestee-Suur Rannavärav tänav) will be closed to traffic from 17:00 to 19:20;
  • Toompuiestee (Rannamäe tee-Paldiski maantee) will be closed to traffic in the direction towards the port on the lane closest to the Old Town from 17:00 to 19:30;

Sunday 10 September 2023

09:00 marathon 42.2 km
  • Paldiski maantee (Toompuiestee-Ristiku tänav) is closed to traffic during the start of the run from 08:55 to 09:05;
  • Ristiku tänav (Paldiski maantee-Kolde puiestee) is closed to traffic from 08:55 to 09:20;
  • Ristiku tänav (Kolde puiestee-Kopli tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:00 to 15:25;
  • Kopli tänav (Ristiku tänav-Põhja puiestee) and Põhja puiestee (Kopli tänav-Suurtüki tänav) are closed to traffic from 09:00 to 15:45;
  • Põhja puiestee (Suurtüki tänav-Kalasadama tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:05 to 09:45;
  • Kalasadama tänav (Põhja puiestee-Kalaranna tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:05 to 09:45;
  • The light traffic road at Kalaranna tänav is closed to traffic from 09:05 to 10:10;
  • Tööstuse tänav (Kalaranna tänav-Erika tänav) will have disruptions in traffic from 09:15 to 10:10;
  • Erika tänav is closed to traffic from 09:15 to 10:15;
  • Kolde puiestee (Ristiku tänav-Sõle tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:20 to 15:15;
  • Sõle tänav connection (Sõne tänav-Kolde puiestee intersection) will have disruptions in traffic from 09:20 to 10:30 and from 10:50 to 15:15;
  • Light traffic roads at Kolde puiestee (Sõle tänav-Pelguranna tänav) are closed to traffic from 09:20 to 15:15;
  • Light traffic roads around Stroomi Beach are closed to traffic from 09:20 to 15:15;
  • Light traffic roads at Lahepea tänav and Soodi tänav are closed to traffic from 09:20 to 11:00;
  • Paldiski maantee (Mustjõe tänav-Lahepea tänav) is closed to traffic (except for public transport) from 09:30 to 11:00;
  • Mustjõe tänav (Paldiski maantee-Kõrgepinge tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:30 to 11:10;
  • The light traffic road at Kõrgepinge tee is closed to traffic from 09:30 to 11:15;
  • Tuuliku tee (Kõrgepinge tänav light traffic road-Tuuleveski tee) is closed to traffic from 09:35 to 11:20;
  • Tuuleveski tänav (Tuuliku tee-Veskimetsa tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:35 to 11:30;
  • Paldiski maantee (Tuuleveski tänav-Haabersti Viaduct) is closed to traffic (except for public transport) from 09:30 to 11:50;
  • Paldiski maantee (Haabersti Viaduct-Astangu tänav) in the direction towards the city is closed to traffic (except for public transport) from 09:30 to 12:10;
  • The light traffic road on Paldiski maantee (Astangu tänav-Tähetorni tänav) is closed to traffic from 09:45 to 12:30;
  • The light traffic road on Tähetorni tänav is closed to traffic from 09:50 to 12:45;
  • The light traffic road on Harkumetsa tee is closed to traffic from 10:00 to 13:10;
  • The light traffic road at Astangu is closed from 10:15 to 13:25;
  • The light traffic road on Paldiski maantee (Järvekalda tee-Haabersti Viaduct) is closed to traffic from 10:25 to 13:50;
  • The light traffic road on Rannamõisa tee (Haabersti Viaduct-Lõuka tänav) is closed to traffic from 10:20 to 14:00;
  • The light traffic road on Lõuka tänav is closed to traffic from 10:20 to 14:15;
  • Vabaõhumuuseumi tee (Lõuka tänav-Rocca al Mare School) is closed to traffic from 10:25 to 14:15;
  • Light traffic roads at Rocca al Mare are closed to traffic from 10:25 to 14:45;
  • The Kolde puiestee/Pelguranna tänav intersection is closed to traffic from 09:00 to 15:00;
  • Suurtüki tänav (Põhja puiestee-Rannamäe tee) is closed to traffic from 09:00 to 09:45 and will have disrupted traffic from 11:00 to 15:45;
  • Rannamäe tee (Suurtüki tänav-Toompuiestee tänav) will have disruptions in traffic from 11:00 to 15:45; Traffic on the Toompuiestee direction will be arranged and released in waves. The lane closest to the Old Town will be closed to traffic;
  • Toompuiestee (Rannamäe tee-Falgi tee) in the direction towards the port will be closed to traffic on the lane closest to the Old Town from 11:00 to 16:30;

Licensed traffic regulators will be managing traffic during the event. The competition is ensured by traffic regulators, security personnel and track judges. Residents, emergency vehicles and transportation owned by local institutions will be granted passage based on the assessment made by the regulators and their decisions and signals.