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There are 4 ways to get from Jelgava to Telšiai by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Jelgava, station to Siauliai Bus Station N1229
  2. Take the bus from Šiaulių autobusų stotis to Telšių autobusų stotis M-422A / ...

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus via Jelgava  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Jelgava to Šiauliai
  2. Take the bus from Šiaulių autobusų stotis to Telšių autobusų stotis M-422A / ...

Bus, train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Jelgava, station to Siauliai Bus Station N1229
  2. Take the train from Siauliai to Telsiai 13 / ...

$14 - $20

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Jelgava to Telšiai 154.7 km

$17 - $25

Jelgava to Telšiai by bus

The bus journey time between Jelgava and Telšiai is around 11h 10m and covers a distance of around 159 km. The fastest bus normally takes 11h 10m. Operated by FlixBus, Lietuvos transporto saugos administracija and Autobusubilietai.lt, the Jelgava to Telšiai bus service departs from Jelgava, station and arrives in Telšių autobusų stotis. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
11h 10m
Fastest bus time:
11h 10m
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
21:15
Last bus departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Jelgava to Telšiai bus schedules

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International entry into Lithuania from Latvia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia
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Conditions of entry into Lithuania from Latvia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Latvia

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Lithuania from Latvia.

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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 Telšiai is 1808.

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

The social distance requirement in Telšiai is 1.5 metres.

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

Yes, entry into Latvia from Lithuania is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 15 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jelgava to Telšiai is to bus which costs $14 - $18 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Jelgava to Telšiai is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jelgava station to Telšiai. However, there are services departing from Jelgava, station and arriving at Telšių autobusų stotis via Šiaulių autobusų stotis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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It is 117 km from Jelgava to Telšiai. It is approximately 154.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Jelgava to Telšiai without a car is to bus which takes 3h 19m and costs $14 - $18.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Jelgava to Telšiai, including transfers.

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Jelgava to Telšiai bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Jelgava, station.

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Jelgava to Telšiai bus services, operated by Lietuvos transporto saugos administracija, arrive at Telšių autobusų stotis station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jelgava to Telšiai is 155 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Jelgava to Telšiai.

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  • Distance: 117 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Jelgava, Latvia and Telšiai, Lithuania?

You can take a bus from Jelgava to Telšiai via Siauliai Bus Station and Šiaulių autobusų stotis in around 3h 19m.

Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Siauliai to Telsiai
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Jelgava, station to Siauliai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lietuvos transporto saugos administracija
Website
ltsa.lrv.lt
Bus from Šiaulių autobusų stotis to Telšių autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
visimarsrutai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Šiauliai to Telšiai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Klaipedos Autobusu Parkas
Phone
(+370 46) 41 15 59
Email
klap@klap.lt
Website
klap.lt
Bus from Jelgava to Šiauliai
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
klap.lt

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