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

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Fly Helsinki to Vilnius, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Vilnius (VNO) HEL - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$68 - $209

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Fly Helsinki to Kaunas  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kaunas (KUN) HEL - KUN

$62 - $168

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Ferry to Tallinn, fly to Vilnius, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Vilnius (VNO) TLL - VNO
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$87 - $174

Fly Helsinki to Riga, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Riga (RIX) HEL - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas

$84 - $196

Ferry, bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas

$67 - $106

Car ferry, bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Panevėžys
  3. Take the bus from Panevezis to Kaunas 281 / ...

$77 - $249

Drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kaunas 705.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kaunas is to ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 11 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 6 h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kaunas is 589 km. The road distance is 1128.4 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kaunas without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 11 h 47 min and costs 55€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Helsinki to Kaunas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kaunas is 1128 km. It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to drive from Helsinki to Kaunas.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Finnair and Air Baltic offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Vilnius 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 Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 368 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Kaunas, Lithuania?

Finnair, Wizz Air and eight other airlines fly from Helsinki to Kaunas hourly.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Helsinki to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Stockholm, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Copenhagen, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Oslo, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Berlin Tegel, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Prague, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Hannover, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Riga, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Tallinn, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Helsinki to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Helsinki to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Turku
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Helsinki to Kaunas via Stockholm, Turku
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
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
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 Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Panevėžys to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Panevezis to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Panevezys to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30

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