There are 5 ways to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Suwałki
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki DA to Wydminy
  3. Take the train from Wydminy to Olsztyn Glowny R

$13 - $22

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Train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Olsztyn Glowny Regional

$20 - $31

Train, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Suwalki R
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki DA to Ełk DA
  3. Take the train from Elk to Olsztyn Glowny R

$16 - $29

Bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Kaliningrad Bus 217
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Olsztyn Kaliningrad

$18 - $27

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Olsztyn 197.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn is to bus and train which costs $13 - $22 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaunas to Olsztyn. However, there are services departing from Kaunas and arriving at Olsztyn via Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaunas to Olsztyn. However, there are services departing from Kaunas and arriving at Olsztyn Glowny via Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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The distance between Kaunas and Olsztyn is 254 km. The road distance is 316.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $13 - $22.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn, including transfers.

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

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Kaunas to Olsztyn train services, operated by Traukinio, depart from Kaunas station.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn is to train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs $19 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $28 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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  • Distance: 158.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Kaunas, Lithuania and Olsztyn, Poland?

You can take a train from Kaunas to Olsztyn via Białystok and Bialystok in around 8 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaunas to Olsztyn via Kaliningrad in around 11 h 53 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Wydminy to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Train from Bialystok to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Elk to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Suwalki
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
PKS Suwalkach
Phone
703 302 505
Website
pkssuwalki.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Wydminy
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pkssuwalki.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Ełk DA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
pkssuwalki.pl
Polbus PKS
PKS Polonus
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaunas to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Olsztyn
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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

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Olsztyn is 1 h behind Kaunas. It is currently 2:30 AM in Kaunas and 1:30 AM in Olsztyn.

Kaunas to Olsztyn train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Olsztyn Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaunas to Olsztyn is 316 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Kaunas to Olsztyn.

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The nearest airport to Olsztyn is Kaliningrad (KGD) Airport which is 122.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Gdansk (GDN) (148.1 km), Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki (WMI) (148.8 km) and Warsaw (WAW) (181.6 km).

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There are 342+ hotels available in Olsztyn. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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