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

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Bus  •  5h 48m

  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  •  8h 6m

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

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Jelgava to Vilnius 171.8 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3h 19m

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

$26 - $144

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

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The quickest way to get from Jelgava to Vilnius is to train and fly which costs $26 - $150 and takes 3h 19m.

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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 5h 48m.

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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 Riga and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 6m.

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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 5h 48m and costs $15 - $23.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m 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 5h 48m and costs $15 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Jelgava to Vilnius.
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  • Distance: 149.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Jelgava to Vilnius via Rīga in around 5h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jelgava to Vilnius via Riga and Daugavpils in around 8h 6m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49m
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
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Tušķi to Riga
Ave. Duration
48m
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 49m.

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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 Traukinio, arrive at Vilnius station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jelgava to Vilnius is 275 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m 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 1026+ hotels available in Vilnius. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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