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There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda by plane, car, shuttle, train, car ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Fly to Palanga

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Palanga (PLQ)

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Fly to Riga, shuttle

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Riga (RIX)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rīga Lidosta Airport to Klaipėda

4 alternative options

Fly to Gdansk, drive

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gdansk (GDN)
  2. Drive from Gdansk to Klaipėda

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from København H to Karlshamn station
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda

Bus

  1. Take the bus from København to Suwałki
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kauno autobusų stotis to Mokyklos

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Karlskrona
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlskrona to Gdynia
  3. Drive from Gdynia to Klaipėda

Copenhagen to Klaipėda by bus

The bus journey time between Copenhagen and Klaipėda is around 2 days 0h and covers a distance of around 1783 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16h 40m. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 0h. Operated by Sindbad, Ecolines and Kautra, the Copenhagen to Klaipėda bus service departs from København and arrives in Mokyklos. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
31h 50m
Layover time:
16h 40m
Total time:
2 days 0h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2 days 0h
Bus distance:
1783 km
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$78
Carbon emissions:
222 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:00
Last bus departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Klaipėda bus schedules

Denmark → Lithuania
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International entry into Lithuania from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Brazil, India and South Africa

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Conditions of entry into Lithuania from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Sweden
  • COVID-19 test 3 days after arrival
This applies to arrivals from Finland, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia and Sweden
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)

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Rules to follow in Lithuania

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Lithuania from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Klaipėda is 1808.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Klaipėda is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Klaipėda is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1808.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Lithuania.

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Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda is to bus which costs 490 kr - 700 kr and takes 33h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda is to fly which costs 500 kr - 1200 kr and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Klaipėda. However, there are services departing from København and arriving at Mokyklos via Suwałki and Kauno autobusų stotis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 26m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Klaipėda is 537 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 15h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Klaipėda bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from København station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda is to fly which takes 5h 7m and costs 500 kr - 1200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 490 kr - 700 kr and takes 33h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Palanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Copenhagen to Klaipėda bus services, operated by Kautra, arrive at Mokyklos station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Klaipėda.
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  • Distance: 537 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Klaipėda, Lithuania?

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air International fly from Copenhagen to Klaipėda twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Klaipėda via Suwałki, Kaunas, and Kauno autobusų stotis in around 33h 26m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Palanga
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Palanga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $320
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $330
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $160
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Karlshamn station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Bus operators
Keleiviu Vezimas
Phone
+370 686 94403
Website
keleiviu.lt
Shuttle from Rīga Lidosta Airport to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
keleiviu.lt
Private
$27 - $45
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Kauno autobusų stotis to Mokyklos
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
Kautra
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $170
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining Seat
$19 - $35
2-bed inside cabin
$140 - $170
Bed in a 2 berth inside shared cabin
$83
1-bed sea view cabin
$167
2-bed sea view cabin
$178
Standard Car (extra charge)
$69
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Klaipėda is 1h ahead of Copenhagen. It is currently 7:54 PM in Copenhagen and 8:54 PM in Klaipėda.

Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Palanga Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Klaipėda. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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