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

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Bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Tušķi to Riga 7928
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius 850105

$15 - $22

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Train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Jelgava to Rīga pasažieru 882 / ...
  2. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils 704 / ...
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius

$17 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Jelgava to Vilnius 171.8 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Jelgava to Rīga pasažieru
  2. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO

$25 - $142

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The cheapest way to get from Jelgava to Vilnius is to bus which costs $15 - $23 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jelgava to Vilnius is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jelgava to Vilnius. However, there are services departing from Tušķi and arriving at Vilnius via Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jelgava to Vilnius. However, there are services departing from Jelgava and arriving at Vilnius via Rīga pasažieru and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Jelgava and Vilnius is 239 km. The road distance is 274.8 km.

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The best way to get from Jelgava to Vilnius without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $15 - $23.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Jelgava to Vilnius, including transfers.

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Jelgava to Vilnius bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, depart from Tušķi station.

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Jelgava to Vilnius train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Jelgava station.

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The best way to get from Jelgava to Vilnius is to bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $15 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $17 - $25 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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  • Distance: 149.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Jelgava to Vilnius via Riga and Rīga in around 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jelgava to Vilnius via Rīga pasažieru and Daugavpils in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Jelgava to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $14
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Tušķi to Riga
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
1188.lv

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Jelgava to Vilnius bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Vilnius station.

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Jelgava to Vilnius train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), arrive at Vilnius station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jelgava to Vilnius is 275 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Jelgava to Vilnius.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 921+ hotels available in Vilnius. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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