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

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Fly to Kaunas  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kaunas (KUN) OTP - KUN

$101 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus Sindbad, train  •  39 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$57 - $87

5 alternative options

Fly to Vilnius, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Vilnius (VNO) OTP - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$107 - $213

Bus Maxibus Travel, train  •  29 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brno
  2. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Bohumin R
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic
  5. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$144 - $195

Bus  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Kaunas

$143 - $205

Train  •  42 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kazatin Tovarnij
  2. Take the train from Kazatin Tovarnij to Minsk-Passajirskii
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  4. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$69 - $104

Drive  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kaunas 899.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Kaunas is to bus and train which costs $55 - $90 and takes 39 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs $100 - $220 and takes 8 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Kaunas via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Bucharest - Gara de Nord and arriving at Kaunas via Kazatin Tovarnij, Minsk-Passajirskii and Vilnius(LT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 49 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Kaunas is 1175 km. The road distance is 1439 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kaunas without a car is to bus and train which takes 29 h 13 min and costs $140 - $200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Bucharest to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Kaunas bus services, operated by Omega Group, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Kaunas train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Bucharest - Gara de Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kaunas is to fly which takes 9 h 59 min and costs $100 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 34 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 42 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 734.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Kaunas, Lithuania?

Wizz Air, LOT and three other airlines fly from Bucharest to Kaunas 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Kaunas via Bratislava in around 34 h 40 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kaunas via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kaunas via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kaunas via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kaunas via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vilnius via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kazatin Tovarnij
Ave. Duration
23 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brno
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Brno
Ave. Duration
14 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Ecolines
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Sindbad

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Kaunas Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Kaunas is 1439 km. It takes approximately 20 h 50 min to drive from Bucharest to Kaunas.

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Tarom, Wizz Air, Blue Air and two other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Kaunas Airport.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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