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There are 3 ways to get from Vilnius to Kaunas by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Kaunas 361 / ...

$6 - $10

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Train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$5 - $9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Kaunas 62.8 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Kaunas is to train which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Kaunas is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vilnius and arriving at Kaunas. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vilnius(LT) and arriving at Kaunas. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Vilnius and Kaunas is 91 km. The road distance is 100.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Kaunas without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs $6 - $10.

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The bus from Vilnius to Kaunas takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vilnius to Kaunas bus services, operated by Kautra, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Kaunas train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Vilnius(LT) station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Kaunas is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs $6 - $10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Kaunas, Lithuania?

Kautra operates a bus from Vilnius to Kaunas every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Toks also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Lithuanian Railways (LG) operates a train from Vilnius to Kaunas every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 32m.

Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Kautra
Toks
Phone
+370 5 216 0054
Email
office@toks.lt
Website
toks.lt
Bus from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
toks.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt

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Vilnius to Kaunas bus services, operated by Kautra, arrive at Kaunas station.

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Vilnius to Kaunas train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), arrive at Kaunas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Kaunas is 100 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Vilnius to Kaunas.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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