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

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Fly to Vilnius, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Vilnius (VNO) AMS - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$83 - $183

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Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Gdańsk Główny
  2. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Kaunas

$74 - $104

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Fly to Riga, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Riga (RIX) AMS - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas

$94 - $220

Train  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic
  5. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$137 - $248

Bus Eurolines DE  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg N61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Hbf to Kaunas

$102 - $149

Bus Ecolines  •  34 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Marijampolė 848502
  2. Take the bus from Marijampolė to Kaunas 369 / ...

$87 - $160

Drive  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kaunas 994.9 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kaunas is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 29 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Kaunas via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Kaunas via Hannover Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Centralna and Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 42 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Kaunas is 1281 km. The road distance is 1591.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kaunas without a car is to train which takes 21 h 42 min and costs 110€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Amsterdam to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Kaunas bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Kaunas train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kaunas is to train which takes 21 h 42 min and costs 110€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 26 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 800.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Kaunas, Lithuania?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Kaunas via Hannover Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Centralna, Bialystok, and Białystok in around 21 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Kaunas via Duisburg and Duisburg Hbf in around 26 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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
Book at
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
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Marijampolė
Ave. Duration
31 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg Hbf to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Amsterdam to Gdańsk Główny
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Marijampolė to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Marijampolė to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Amsterdam to Kaunas bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Kaunas station.

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Kaunas is 1 h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 9:28 PM in Amsterdam and 10:28 PM in Kaunas.

Amsterdam to Kaunas train services, operated by Traukinio, arrive at Kaunas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Kaunas is 1592 km. It takes approximately 16 h 3 min to drive from Amsterdam to Kaunas.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Finnair and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 255+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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