There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava to Kaunas by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Kaunas  •  8 h

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

$123 - $376

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Train  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava to Břeclav
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$43 - $58

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Vilnius, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$74 - $177

Fly Bratislava to Kaunas  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kaunas (KUN) BTS - KUN

$111 - $471

Bus  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Kaunas

$55 - $85

Drive  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Kaunas 683 miles

$130 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Kaunas. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 20 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Bratislava and arriving at Kaunas via Breclav, Warszawa Centralna and Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 42 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Kaunas is 885 km. The road distance is 1092.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Kaunas without a car is to train which takes 15 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Bratislava to Kaunas, including transfers.

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

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Bratislava to Kaunas train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Kaunas is to fly which takes 11 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Kaunas Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 553.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

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

Air Bagan, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Bratislava to Kaunas 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Kaunas via Břeclav, Breclav, Warszawa Centralna, Bialystok, and Białystok in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Kaunas via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Bratislava to Kaunas via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bratislava to Kaunas via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bratislava to Kaunas via Prague, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Bratislava to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Kaunas via Bergen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Bratislava to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Bratislava to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava to Břeclav
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
cd.cz
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
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
Every 30 minutes
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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More Questions & Answers

Kaunas is 1 h ahead of Bratislava. It is currently 6:36 PM in Bratislava and 7:36 PM in Kaunas.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Kaunas is 1093 km. It takes approximately 12 h 10 min to drive from Bratislava to Kaunas.

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Wizz Air, Ryanair, LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Kaunas Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bratislava Airport is to line 61 shuttle which takes 16 min and costs .

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