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There are 4 ways to get from Bratislava to Vilnius by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Vilnius (VNO) VIE - VNO

$69 - $168

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Warszawa Centralna Ic
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic
  3. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas
  4. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius(LT)

$45 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vilnius

$60 - $95

Drive  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Vilnius 704 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Vilnius is to train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 17 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Vilnius is to bus and fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Vilnius. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Vilnius. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Vilnius(LT) via Warszawa Centralna, Białystok and Kaunas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Vilnius is 921 km. The road distance is 1126.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Vilnius without a car is to train which takes 17 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Bratislava to Vilnius, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Vilnius bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Bratislava station.

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Bratislava to Vilnius train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Vilnius is to train which takes 17 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 22 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Vilnius.
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  • Distance: 575.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Vilnius, Lithuania?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Vilnius via Warszawa Centralna, Bialystok, Białystok, and Kaunas in around 17 h 8 min. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Bratislava to Vilnius twice a week. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 22 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
slovakrail.sk
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Bratislava to Vilnius bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Vilnius station.

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Vilnius is 1 h ahead of Bratislava. It is currently 2:14 PM in Bratislava and 3:14 PM in Vilnius.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Vilnius is 1126 km. It takes approximately 12 h 38 min to drive from Bratislava to Vilnius.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Baltic, LOT and Ukraine International Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 995+ hotels available in Vilnius. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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