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There are 3 ways to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to KYBARTAI(Gr) 691 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chernyshevskoe to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk 029Ч / ...

RUB 3618 - RUB 5331

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 850 - RUB 1300

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Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Kaliningrad 253.8 km

RUB 2000 - RUB 3100

Kaunas to Kaliningrad by bus

The bus journey time between Kaunas and Kaliningrad is around 6h 40m and covers a distance of around 275 km. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 40m. Operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, the Kaunas to Kaliningrad bus service departs from Kaunas and arrives in Kaliningrad Bus station. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Kaunas to Kaliningrad bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Russia from Lithuania is currently restricted.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kaliningrad is 8-800-2000-112.

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

The social distance requirement in Kaliningrad is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

Yes, entry into Lithuania from Russia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad is to bus which costs $12 - $17 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kaunas and arriving at Kaliningrad Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaunas to Kaliningrad. However, there are services departing from Kaunas and arriving at Kaliningrad-Passajirsk via Chernyshevskoe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Kaunas and Kaliningrad is 219 km. The road distance is 253.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad, including transfers.

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Kaunas to Kaliningrad bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, depart from Kaunas station.

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Kaunas to Kaliningrad train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Kaunas station.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $17 and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Kaunas to Kaliningrad.
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  • Distance: 218.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Kaunas, Lithuania and Kaliningrad, Russia?

You can take a train from Kaunas to Kaliningrad via KYBARTAI(Gr) and Chernyshevskoe in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, Kaliningrad Avtovokzal operates a bus from Kaunas to Kaliningrad Bus station once daily. Tickets cost RUB 850 - RUB 1300 and the journey takes 5h 40m.

Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to KYBARTAI(Gr)
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 500 - RUB 750
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Chernyshevskoe to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 3100 - RUB 4600
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Kaunas to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 850 - RUB 1300
Schedules at
avl39.ru

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Kaunas to Kaliningrad bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, arrive at Kaliningrad Bus station.

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Kaliningrad is 1h behind Kaunas. It is currently 2:40 AM in Kaunas and 1:40 AM in Kaliningrad.

Kaunas to Kaliningrad train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), arrive at Kaliningrad-Passajirsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaunas to Kaliningrad is 254 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Kaunas to Kaliningrad.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Kaliningrad. Prices start at RUB 7500 per night.

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