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Travel To Vilnius

Vilnius is almost at the geographical centre of Europe, so getting to and from the city couldn’t be easier. You can fly to Vilnius in up to three hours – the city’s international airport operates direct flights to Europe’s main cities. Vilnius is also easily reached by land or sea. Choose your favourite mode of transportation: bus, camper, car or even a ferry. Once you’re in Vilnius, you’ll see how easy it is to explore the country using its great infrastructure, including comfortable and affordable bus and train travel.

Arrival and departure from the UK

Currently, you can take a direct flight to Vilnius International Airport from six cities in the UK: London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds, Doncaster and Belfast. It's a smooth flight of up to three hours – just sit back, have a coffee and you'll be landing in no time. For detailed information about the services provided at the airport, visit https://www.vno.lt/en/.

Getting to and from the airport is easy. You'll find a taxi stand, bus and train station just outside the airport. Take a taxi or a bus and you'll be in the centre of Vilnius within 15 minutes; hop on a train and you're here in seven minutes.

Arrival and departure from Germany

Currently, you can take a direct flight to Vilnius International Airport from five cities in Germany: Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Dortmund and Bremen. It's a fast flight of up to three hours – just sit back, have a coffee and you'll be landing in no time. For detailed information about the services provided at the airport, visit www.vno.en.

Getting to and from the airport is easy. You'll find a taxi stand, bus and train station just outside the airport. Take a taxi or a bus and you'll be in the centre of Vilnius within 15 minutes; hop on a train and you're here in seven minutes.

A comfortable ride to Vilnius by Bus

You can also take a bus to Vilnius from one of 46 German cities. Depending on the city, it can take a bit more than 24 hours to reach Vilnius, but the journey is comfortable. Use Wi-Fi to make it more entertaining, or even set up an individual entertainment centre. Buses are also air conditioned to ensure a comfortable journey.
Tickets and schedules are available at the Station or https://ecolines.net/lt/en. 

You can always drive to Vilnius

Take your home with you and travel to Vilnius by camper van. There are numerous campsites and camping grounds around Vilnius, but you can also stay right in the city! So feel free to leave your camper van at Downtown Forest and wander around the Old Town on foot. 

Take a ferry to explore more of Lithuania

While Vilnius doesn't have a port, taking a ferry from Germany is still an option – upon arrival, you can reach Vilnius in three hours by car, train or bus. It’s also a perfect opportunity to explore more of Lithuania since the ferry arrives at Klaipėda, which offers magnificent views of the Curonian Spit, one of Lithuania's natural treasures.

Travelling to Vilnius by ferry is easy when using Lithuania’s ferry services from Germany (Kiel/Sassnitz). These overnight ‘cruise’ ferries to Lithuania allow you to take your car, caravan or motorhome to the coastal city of Klaipeda.

Tickets and schedules

You can find the routes and schedules, as well as purchase tickets, by visiting the Central Klaipėda Terminal website.

And once you‘re in Lithuania, you can travel to Vilnius via bus, train or car sharing.

Travelling in Lithuania and around Vilnius

Public transport and car-sharing options make it easy to travel around Vilnius and explore Lithuania. Choose your favourite mode of transportation and discover the city and its surroundings.

Car-sharing services
Car-sharing services
Taxis and ride sharing services
Taxis and ride sharing services
Public transport
Public transport
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