There are 2 ways to get from Ełk to Kaunas by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. R / ...

$19 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. 115.5 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Ełk, Poland and Kaunas, Lithuania?

You can take a train from Ełk to Kaunas via Bialystok and Białystok in around 6 h 44 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
703 200 200
Train from Elk to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Purchase a
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
5 times a week
Estimated price
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ełk and Kaunas is 156 km. The road distance is 185 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ełk to Kaunas is to train which costs 70 zł - 80 zł and takes 6 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Ełk to Kaunas is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 75 zł - 110 zł.

No, there is no direct train from Ełk to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Elk and arriving at Kaunas via Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Ełk to Kaunas, including transfers.