Travel to Lithuania
Flying to Lithuania
Airlines operating direct flights to Lithuania from the UK include Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) and Wizz (www.wizzair.com). You can find cheap fares year-round, with prices rising over busy periods such as Christmas, Easter and school summer holidays. If travelling from the USA, the quickest routes are via Amsterdam, Frankfurt or Helsinki.
The major airport is: Vilnius Airport.
Kaunas International AirportCode
Palanga International AirportCode
The airport is located roughly 6km (4 miles) south of Vilnius city centre.Telephone
+370 6124 44442Address
Rodūnios Kelias 10A
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From London - 2 hours 40 minutes; New York - 11 hours (including stopover).
Travelling to Lithuania by Rail
Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (tel: +370 7005 5111; www.litrail.lt) runs Lithunia's well-developed rail network. International services connect Vilnius with Minsk, Belarus, with onward connections to Moscow, St Petersburg and Warsaw.
Driving to Lithuania
Lithuania has direct road connections to Latvia, Belarus, Poland and the Russian exclave Kaliningrad.
Getting to Lithuania by boat
Main ports: Klaipeda is connected by trade routes with foreign ports. It also has a cruise-ship terminal.
DFDS Seaways (tel: +44 871 522 9955, in the UK; www.dfdsseaways.co.uk) runs ferries from Klaipeda to Karlshamn, Sweden (journey time - 13 hours) and between Klaipeda and Kiel, Germany (journey time - 21 hours).