By plane

Kaunas can be easily accessible by plane from two airports: Vilnius International Airport and Kaunas Airport.

Vilnius International Airport, the main international airport in Lithuania, has scheduled connections to 43 cities by 23 airlines. Train and bus connections from Vilnius International Airport to Kaunas take around 1 h 45 minutes. Taxi from Vilnius Airport to Kaunas will take about 1 h 20 minutes, and will cost around 80 Eur.

Useful links: Vilnius Airport destinations; Express Shuttle from Vilnius Airport; Train schedule from Vilnius Airport;  Bus schedule from Vilnius Airport

Kaunas Airport, located about 12 km north from the centre of Kaunas, has scheduled connections to 19 destinations in summer season. Bus connections from Kaunas Airport take around 45 minutes to Kaunas city centre. Taxi from Kaunas Airport to Kaunas city centre will take about 20 minutes, and will cost around 18 Eur.

Useful links: Kaunas Airport destinationsBus schedule from Kaunas Airport

Kaunas also can be easily reached from Warsaw (Poland) and Ryga (Latvia).

From Warsaw Chopin Airport you need to take a Lux express bus (Warsaw Central Station) to Kaunas Coach Station (from 17 Eur one way) that goes 3 times per day.

From Ryga Airport you have more options to reach Kaunas by bus. You can take the same Lux express bus (Riga Coach Station) or take Eurolines bus (directly from Ryga airport/Rygos oro uostas) that goes few times per day to Kaunas Coach Station.


By car

Kaunas can be easily reached by car. Parking in Kaunas city center, including Old Town area, is paid.

Useful links: Route planner



Public transport in Kaunas

You can buy a single ride ticket from drivers on a bus/trolley or to buy an e-ticket valid for 3 or 7 days in the newspaper stand, most often next to the bus stops. The e-ticket gives access for unlimited use of a bus/trolley for the purchased days.

Useful links: Kaunas public transport