There are 4 ways to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn by bus, train 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

Bus, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Grajewo E1
  2. Take the train from Grajewo to Olsztyn Glowny Regional

$18 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Olsztyn E2

$16 - $25

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 48 min

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

$23 - $28

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Olsztyn 197.6 miles

$35 - $55

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

Polski Bus operates a bus from Kaunas to Olsztyn once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kaunas to Olsztyn via Białystok and Bialystok in around 8 h 48 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Grajewo to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Bialystok to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kaunas and Olsztyn is 254 km. The road distance is 316 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn is to bus which costs $16 - $25 and takes 8 h.

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

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 48 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kaunas and arriving at Olsztyn. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Kaunas to Olsztyn, including transfers.