There are 5 ways to get from Kaunas to Helsinki by train, plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Train, fly to Helsinki  •  4 h 55 min

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

$68 - $209

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Train, fly to Tallinn, ferry  •  7 h 17 min

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

$88 - $174

Bus, carferry  •  13 h 7 min

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

$78 - $259

Train, bus, ferry  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius
  2. Take the bus from Vilnius to Tallinn
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$74 - $97

Drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Helsinki 705.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The distance between Kaunas and Helsinki is 589 km. The road distance is 1129.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Helsinki without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 13 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Kaunas to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vilnius Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaunas to Helsinki is 1130 km. It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to drive from Kaunas to Helsinki.

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Finnair and Air Baltic offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 708+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kaunas to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 368 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kaunas to Helsinki. However, you can take the train to Vilnius, take the walk to Vilnius(LT), take the train to Oro Uostas, take the walk to Vilnius airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Helsinki-Vantaa, then take the bus to Helsinki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Vilnius, take the walk to Vilnius(LT), take the train to Oro Uostas, take the walk to Vilnius airport, fly to Tallinn, take the walk to Lennujaam, take the line 2 bus to Reisisadam, take the walk to Tallinn, then take the ferry to Helsinki.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
kautra.lt
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autobusubilietai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezys
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Panevėžys to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$51
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$31

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