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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Vilnius, fly to Helsinki  •  5 h 35 min

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

$67 - $210

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius(LT)
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to St Petersburg Vitebskii
  3. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

$58 - $104

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Train to Vilnius, fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  8 h 32 min

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

$97 - $343

Bus, bus to Riga, fly to Helsinki  •  9 h 35 min

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

$87 - $202

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 10 min

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

$72 - $90

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Panevezis 281 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžys to Pärnu
  3. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam 171 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$81 - $261

Drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Helsinki 705.9 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaunas to Helsinki is to bus and ferry which costs $70 - $90 and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaunas to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs $65 - $210 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Kaunas to Helsinki, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Kaunas to Helsinki via Vilnius(LT), St Petersburg Vitebskii, Pushkinskaya, Ploshchad Lenina, and Pietari (Finljandski) in around 20 h 30 min.

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
Flights from Riga to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Riga to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Riga to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vilnius to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Vilnius to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Vilnius to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $8
Train from Vilnius(LT) to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
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
$11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Panevėžys to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 Panevėžys to Pärnu
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Ferry operators

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