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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.

Airport Guides

Kaunas International Airport

Code

KUN

LocationTelephoneAddress

Palanga International Airport

Code

PLQ

LocationTelephoneAddress

Vilnius Airport

Code

VNO

Location

The airport is located roughly 6km (4 miles) south of Vilnius city centre.

Telephone

+370 6124 44442

Address
Rodūnios Kelias 10A
Vilnius

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Flight times

From London - 2 hours 40 minutes; New York - 11 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

Lt60.

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.

Ferry operators

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).

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