Lithuania by Train

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A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Lithuania.

Here you will find information for Lithuania about trains, routes, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.

Useful Information

Population: 2.79 million

Currency: Euro

Language: Lithuanian

Capital: Vilnius

Country Code: +370

Time Zone: Eastern European Time

Train Companies

The country’s trains are operated by Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai). However, as the Baltic countries are working on a larger rail network, there are buses that also may be of use to get to your destination, provided by Lux Express.

Train Tickets

Buy your cheap train tickets for Lithuania online on the Lithuanian Railways official homepage.

Rail Passes

Interrail / Eurail Pass

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TrAIN tYPES

The rail network in Lithuania is composed of the following trains

Regional connects Vilnius with the rest of the country.

  • 1st Class: Rows of three seats (2+1), offering more leg room
  • 2nd Class: Rows of four seats (2+2) , or compartments of 6
  • Reservations not required, but recommended from Vilnius – Klaipėda

International trains from Lithuania:

Kaunas – Bialystok, Poland
Runs only on Monday, Saturday and Sunday only.
Bicycles and luggage storage facilities are available.

Vilnius – Daugavpils, Latvia – Riga, Latvia
In Daugavpils, there is a transfer available to a Latvian train heading toward Riga.
To book onward tickets from Daugavpils, see the Latvia country page or book with the Latvian Railway company, Pasazieru Vilciens (PV).

Vilnius – Minsk, Belarus
A daily express train from capital to capital.
Buy tickets online with Belarusan Railways or at a Latvian train station.

There are no national sleeper trains in Lithuania.

Routes

Frequently Travelled Routes In Lithuania

National

 
From > To
Duration (h)
Changes Transport
Vilnius to Kaunas 1:19 Direct Train
Vilnius to Klaipeda 3:58 Direct Train
Kaunas to Klaipeda 5:05 1 Train

International

 
From > To
Duration (h)
Changes Transport
Kaunas to Bialystok, Poland 4:23 Direct Train
Vilnius to Tallin, Estonia via Riga, Latvia 9:00 Direct Bus (Ecolines)
Vilnius to Stockholm, Sweden via Riga, Latvia 3:55 Direct Bus (Ecolines)
Vilnius to St. Petersburg, Russia via Riga, Latvia 19:14 1 Train
Vilnius to Minsk 4:34 Direct Train

Lithania travel routes

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Main Train Stations

  • Vilnius
  • Kaunas

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To Lithuania

We recommend travelling anytime between May and September, there are more pleasant temperatures and long days to be enjoyed. In the winter there is a lot of snow, rain, and much less daylight. In the late summertime, you can enjoy a beach holiday to the Baltic Sea, or a pilgrimage to the Hill of Crosses.

 

  • High Season: June – August
  • Low Season: October – March

 

Accommodation In Lithuania

Booking

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Hostelworld

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Guidebooks For Lithuania

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