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There are 7 ways to get from Kiev to Kaunas by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Vilnius (VNO) IEV - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$56 - $151

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$14 - $24

5 alternative options

Fly from Boryspil, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Vilnius (VNO) KBP - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$59 - $154

Bus Ecolines  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyiv to Vilnius 450002
  2. Take the bus from Vilnius to Kaunas 361

$41 - $65

Bus Minsktrans  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Minsk Tsentralny
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Kaunas

$28 - $46

Night train, train  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the night train from Kiev Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$15 - $23

Drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Kaunas 542.3 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Kaunas is to night train and train which costs 400 ₴ - 700 ₴ and takes 15 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs 1 500 ₴ - 4 300 ₴ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiev to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Kiev and arriving at Kaunas via Minsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiev to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Kaunas via Minsk-Passajirskii and Vilnius(LT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Kaunas is 665 km. The road distance is 867.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kaunas without a car is to train which takes 15 h 39 min and costs 400 ₴ - 700 ₴.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Kiev to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Kiev to Kaunas bus services, operated by Minsktrans, depart from Kiev station.

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Kiev to Kaunas train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Kiev Pass station.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kaunas is to train which takes 15 h 39 min and costs 400 ₴ - 700 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 100 ₴ - 1 900 ₴ and takes 16 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 415.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Kiev, Ukraine and Kaunas, Lithuania?

You can take a train from Kiev to Kaunas via Minsk-Passajirskii and Vilnius(LT) in around 15 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Kaunas via Demiivska, Kyiv, and Vilnius in around 16 h 9 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Vilnius via Minsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Boryspil to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Boryspil to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $170
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Boryspil to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Kiev to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kyiv to Minsk
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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The quickest flight from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Kiev to Kaunas bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Kaunas station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Kaunas is 868 km. It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to drive from Kiev to Kaunas.

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Wizz Air and Belavia Belarusian Airlines offer flights from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is to line 368 Minibus which takes 16 min and costs 2 ₴ - 4 ₴.

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