Lithuania Transportation

  • New Port: Klaipeda ferry
    New Port: Klaipeda ferry
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    Vilnius International Airport
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Lithuania Transportation

  • Trains

    Vilnius Transportation

    Travelling by train is easy to and around Vilnius. As a student with an ISIC card you get 50% discount. But it is already cheap without discount. You can get from the airport to Vilnius, you have to buy a ticket in the train. If you did not buy a ticket at the station where it is possible you get a penalty of 5 Lt.

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  • Buses

    Vilnius Transportation

    The city centre of Vilnius is not very big and you can reach almost all the touristic spots on foot. For longer distances, you can rely on a pretty good public transport system, formed by bus and trolleybus lines.

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  • Driving a car

    Vilnius Transportation

    I checked both. Thank both of you for your advises! I got a good deal in TRUERENT.LT in Vilnius - the car was really clean and worked without any problems. I really enjoyed my trip! Even the weather was pretty nice, yeah! :)

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  • Trolleybuses

    Vilnius Transportation

    We wanted to visit the Television Tower, and looking in our 'Vilnius in your Pocket' realised that we could get a taxi for about 20Lt or catch one of the trolleybuses that departed from near our hotel. Numbers 1,3,7 or 16 were our options apparently. There were timetables at the bus stop. We'd just missed a Number 1 - well we'd let it go, as we...

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  • Taxis

    Vilnius Transportation

    Arriving in Vilnius in the early hours of Sunday morning, and our first time here, I'd booked a transfer shuttle through Wizzair for 9 Euros. My e-ticket confirmed my booking, and stated that our meeting point was 01.30 by the Tourist Info Office, where our driver would be waiting with a Wizzair board. Well, we arrived early, and having...

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  • Aeroplanes

    Vilnius Transportation

    Vilniaus oro uostas, or Vilnius International Airport (IATA Code: VNO), is approximately 5 km south of the city center. As of 2012, 18 airlines run scheduled service into and out of the airport, from Aer Lingus to WizzAir. Nonstop service is currently available to 23 European cities, including Moscow, Kiev, Dublin, London, Oslo, Stockholm,...

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  • Walking

    Vilnius Transportation

    Although Vilnius with its 580.000 inhabitants is a big city, its compact city centre where most sights are located is best explored on foot. The old town has many pedestrianised streets or pathways which are not accessible to cars or public transportation. Exploring these parts of the town on foot offers the chance to have a look at the smaller...

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  • Mini-buses

    Vilnius Transportation

    Budget carrier Ryanair fly into Kaunas airport, around a one hour bus journey from Vilnius. There is a minibus that meets flights and does the journey into town, then dropping off at three central hotels. Price is 25lts per person, well worth it for the convenience. Exit the terminal and it's parked on the right hand side of the carpark. Recommend...

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  • Bicycles

    Vilnius Transportation

    In Vilnius (also in other big Lithuania cities) it's interesting, comfortable, but not safe to travel by bicycle. First of all there are not lot of cycleways. Riding on the streets it's dangerous, because streets are not in very good condition and drivers are intolerant with riders. When you ride on Vilnius streets by bike, wear vivid T-Shirts and...

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  • Hitchhiking

    Vilnius Transportation

    Hitch Hiking is still widely used by students and people living in rural areas outside of the main cities or towns, as a hitch-hiker myself I made use of the Lithuanian people's willingness to help out hitch hikers. I hitch-hiked up to Riga from Vilnius via Pasvalys, get the number 7 trolleybus to the Pasiliaci and then walk in a north west...

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  • Vilnius International Airport

    Vilnius International Airport (Oro Uostas Airport) is located at Rodunios kelias just seven kilometers south of the city of Vilnius. It has typical Soviet design and has history that dates back to the middle of the last century. Nevertheless the old Soviet style airport was modernised in the year 2007 to cater for larger passenger volume. The...

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  • By bus from Vilnius to Trakai

    Trakai is a great tourist destination especially its Trakai Island Castle and the History Musuem. It is located just 28 kilometers west of the city of vilnius. It is a "must-visit" city when you visit Vilnius on your vacation especially when you have a few days to spare while in the city of Vilnius. We took a suburban bus (Kautra) from Vilnius main...

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  • By funicular to Gediminas' Tower in...

    Gediminas' Tower is the only remnant of the Upper Castle in Vilnius. To get to the top of the Gediminas' Tower, visitors have a choice of walking up to the top of the hill or by taking the funicular. If you wish to take the funicular up the hill, it costs just 2.00 litas one way or 3.00 litas for a return trip. It takes only between thirty and...

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  • From Vilnius to Vilnius Airport by train

    Travelling between Vilnius International Airport and the city of Vilnius is cheap and convenient with lots of luggage spaces in the train. It costs just 2.50 litas each way. You can either buy your train tickets from the train station or from the conductor in the train. However the frequency of the train departure and arrival between Vinius city...

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  • Avoid Fortuna Car Rental at Kaunas...

    I just wanted to flag up problems I've had with Fortuna Car Rental at Kaunas airport. We hired a car from them in July. When we picked up the car the fuel tank was only three quarters full. We highlighted this to the staff member and I asked him to mark on our rental records that this was the case. He said that we didn't need to return the car...

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  • Trip to Kernave and around

    "Laba diena" for all travelers :) As for Kernave, it's a place for those, who like nature and heritage, something unique. I had my travel in Lithuania also in summer and we visited Kernave too. Since public transportation is quite difficult, we rented a car. At first we doubted, but we got a good deal at a car rental in Vilnius...

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  • Zokniai International Airport

    This one is the airport with longest runway in Lithuania, but despite of some military and charter flights (in cases when other airports' runways are too short), it is almost unused. No scheduled routes from this airport, although there were and are plans to revive it. It is in village of Zokniai near Šiauliai, the fourth largest city. Formerly it...

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  • Buses, trains, cars, microbuses, planes

    To Lithuania and inside Lithuania you can travel with most popular and known transportation. The best autobahns are Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda (connecting biggest Lithuania cities) and Vilnius-Panevezys. All other roads are not so significant, but in good condition. About buses: it goes practically everywhere - the best choose of transportation, of my...

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  • Siauliai- Cross hill

    If you are few people, then maybe the best way is to get to Cross Hill by taxi from Siauliai, it is only twelve kilometers one way from the city. It will be most comfortable and really not expencive solution. If you are alone, then it will be more expencive than buss. You can always ask taxi driver what will be a price for going there, waiting for...

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  • Recommended Private Car and Chauffeur

    I visited Lithuania with a few other members of my family; we travelled all around Lithuania in a van with a private chauffeur, whom I highly recommend.His name is Vidas Puodziunas, and he became a good friend of all of us although his English was pretty basic. He is a good and careful driver, took us everywhere we asked him to with a gentle and...

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  • Travelling by car

    If you travel by car and you want to wander here and about, you should remember that although main roads are of good quality, side roads are very often covered in gravel what can make your journey significantly longer as one can drive at a speed not more that 30 kph.

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  • How to drive in Lithuania? SIGNS

    Some signs in Lithuania are like in other countries, but some are different.I will talk about main signs and rules. First of all you must drive in right of way. Speed in cities - 50 km/h, autobahn from March 1st to September 31st 130 km/h and from November 1st to May 31st 110 km/h, other roads 90 km/h. In ways with green line between sides 100...

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  • Vilnius -public transport

    In Lithuania I used to drive my car (which I love) but in Vilnius I left it in the car park close to the place we stayed and used public transport. I found it very good- reliable, operating very often and cheap. The only trap is that there's no difference between the numbers of buses and trolleybuses (in Gdynia for instance buses are for ex. 171,...

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  • Arrive in Vilnius by train

    I arrived by night train from Warsaw in Vilnius i think this is the best way. Leaving there are not many trains, i went to the bus station, good service to Riga., reasonable fare. The Bus station is nearby. Just a tip in Warsaw make sure the train to Vilnius dose not go through Belarus , because you need a visa.

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  • Funicular

    Please take time out to ride the funicular up to the tall white church, the ride will cost you approx 10p and you will be escorted by a proud uniformed gentleman to the top. If this is not used some day it will be obsolete and it is well worth keeping.

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  • Local train

    We took the train from Kaunus to the capital Vilnius which is approx 100K away, the timetable was easy to follow and the price was an unbeleivable £2.50 each way per person. The trip took approx 1hour 30 mins, not pure luxury but when in a foriegn country you have to accept their way of travelling, we found it good fun and an adventure. Well...

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  • Mini buses

    Brilliant service for easy access around town, frequent running approx 30p per journey no matter how far, just flag the appropriate bus down. Each route has a different number displayed in large numbers on the front for easy detection.

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  • Vilnius buses

    Crowded but frequent and inexpensive, the city buses and trolleys are a great way to get around and also experience the locals' routines and daily life... Lines 1 and 2 serve the airport of Vilnius and will bring you (from/to) there in less than half an hour. You can buy the ticket from the driver on board, under 2 L.

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  • Getting there and away

    Frequent flights operate between Vilnius or Kaunas and most European capitals. There are no direct flights between Lithuania and North America, Australia and Asia. Vilnius airport is 5km (3mi) south of the city centre, in the suburb of Kirtimai, while Kaunas airport is 10km (6mi) north of the Old Town.Buses are the cheapest but least comfortable...

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  • Just For Fun

    In some old style places you can find some interesting things ...like this wooden cart : )dont worry we also have buses ,trains ,cars too...:)This year, in Vilnius, i also saw two stored bus for the tourist trips around the town.Quite new thing here.Should be very nice to see all renovated and restored Vilnius old town ;)

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  • New, direct train from Poland...

    Direct train from Poland to LithuaniaThe famous Suwalki - Sestokai route's glory has passed. Once daily service from Warsaw to Sestokai, with connecting train to Vilnius via Kaunas from there was cancelled since Dec. 13th, 2004 and from this time forth will go only during the summer - (30 Apr - 2 Oct).The night train between Poland and LIthuania is...

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  • There're three airports...

    We have three airports: Vilnius airport (I call it 'welcome to the hell' ...but it's not that bad :)). Kaunas airport (Karmelava) and Palanga airport. Also - buses, trains, cars, and bicycles if you're into cycling.Eastern part of Lithuania - beautiful lakes e.g. Moletai region. One of the lakes in the picture. tranportation : we have good system...

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  • Now easy to reach

    By car from Poland - the situation at the frontier has clearly improved - and from Latvia. Lithuania was almost the last country in Europe to recognize the Green Insurance Card (which was earlier recognized even by countries like Albania and Moldova(!!))Bus is better than train from Latvia and maybe also from Poland. Ferries from Kiel and Mukran in...

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  • Overnight Train from Warsaw (Poland) to...

    Just took a recent trip on the overnight train from Warsaw (Poland) to Kaunas (Lithuania) - Same train goes all the way to Vilnius. Some items that may be helpful:1. Cost - For my wife and I to get the entire 3 person sleeper cabin to ourselves cost us approx $138 US total buying in Poland. Buying the return ticket in Lithuania to Warsaw only cost...

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  • Forget your car, insurance is...

    Forget your car, insurance is seldom applicable in Lithuania and your international green card has no value here. It is definitely cheaper to come by bus (Eurolines) or by plane (Lithuanian Airlines), use taxis in Vilnius (see tourist traps!) and rent a car to Rimas...If you decide to use our car anyway, then there is a nice way from Europe,...

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  • Trains

    Lithuanian trains are slow and have really few connections among towns. So they are really not the best choice to go around the country.Anyway they are ok to go to Lithuania from Poland; there's an overnight train from Warszawa to Vilnius (through Kaunas) which is very comfortable, though not so cheap, but surely it's easier to sleep there rather...

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  • Buses

    The best way to travel around Lithuania is by bus. There are really many of them leaving from Vilnius and Kaunas bus-stations, going almost anywhere around the country. They are quite cheap, maybe not always very modern, but functional.Going by car could be better, but it is said to be quite dangerous because of thieves, expecially in Kaunas.

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  • Direct train between Vilnius and St,...

    If you are going to the famous Saint Petersburg, but you want also visiting Lithuania, you have a direct train, that connect just these two cities !Departure: St Petersburg (Vitebskii station) at 19:41 - arrival in Vilnius 09:22 Also you have in opposite direction:Departure: Vilnius at 17:14 - arrival in St Petersburg (Vitebskii) 08:28

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  • Excellent, dirt cheap bus network

    Normally, I prefer train travel, but the buses in Lithuania were great. First, they cost next to nothing. I think the most expensive trip I had was 15 litas, and that was from Siauliai to Riga. That's about $7.00 CDN, if that. Connections are frequent, even to out of the way places like Pakruojis. A couple were too hot due to lack of access to the...

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  • Trains to Poland

    There are only two daily trains going directly to Poland :- Vilnius 12h35 - Kaunas 14h00 - Warszawa 22h28- Vilnius 20h58 - Kaunas 22h25 - Warszawa 05h53 Anyway, I recommend the train that departs at 20h58, as it is a sleeper train. After all, in the other one, you must change of train in Sestokai, with a forced stop of 1 hour !.

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  • Balloons

    Since the weather was clear and warm during our stay, there were perfect conditions to take a ballon ride just before sunset. A perfect way to enjoy the Lithuanian landscape from the bird-eye perspecrtive.

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  • By car

    We hired a car, so we never used public transportation in Lithuania. Roadas are, in general, in good state, even in remote areas; but this is not a general rule. Although for the most part, they were paved, a few of the roads we drove in were full of holes. There is a motorway that connects the three main cities of the country: from Klaipeda to...

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  • Roads

    Roads in Lithuania are very good, especially if compared with other Eastern Europe. Two main highways are built - A1 (Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipëda) and A2 (Vilnius-Paneveþys), also there are portions of highways elsewhere. Smaller roads are also of good quality and frequently repaired. In winter, they are washed and sand is being put on them, so you may...

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  • Railways

    Railways are cheap, but aren't the best means of travelling around Lithuania (unless money is the most important thing for you). Schedules are in most cases not very frequent, railways are not everywhere and also in most rails speed is limited to 80km/h, thus the journey will be longer than with bus. Railways probably isn't the best mean to get...

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  • Air Lithuania

    A subsidary of Lithuanian Airlines, operating from Kaunas (Karmëlava International Airport) and Palanga. Uses ATR-42 planes. Most of flights are operated from Kaunas via Palanga, you can enter the plane in both cities. Ground connections are available to Kaliningrad (Russia), VIlnius and some other cities.

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