There are 7 ways to get from Kaunas to Tallinn by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train to Vilnius, fly  •  5h 44m

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

59€ - 174€

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Fly from Kaunas  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Kaunas (KUN) to Tallinn (TLL) KUN - TLL

23€ - 120€

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Train, bus to Riga, fly  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Siauliai
  2. Take the bus from Siauliai Central Bus Station to Riga Airport
  3. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Tallinn (TLL) RIX - TLL

58€ - 218€

Bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Panevezis 281 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžys to Tallinn 1070104

26€ - 37€

Bus via Riga  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Kaunas to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Pärnu
  3. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam 171 / ...

32€ - 46€

Train  •  17h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils 896 / ...
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703
  4. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga 876 / ...
  5. Take the train from Valga to Tallinn E35

38€ - 58€

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Tallinn 568.4 km

55€ - 85€

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The cheapest way to get from Kaunas to Tallinn is to bus which costs $29 - $45 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaunas to Tallinn is to train and fly which costs $65 - $200 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaunas to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Kaunas and arriving at Tallinn via Panevėžys. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaunas to Tallinn. However, there are services departing from Kaunas and arriving at Tallinn via Vilnius, Daugavpils, Rīga pasažieru and Valga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 33m.

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The distance between Kaunas and Tallinn is 507 km. The road distance is 568.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Tallinn without a car is to bus which takes 9h 45m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Kaunas to Tallinn, including transfers.

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Kaunas to Tallinn bus services, operated by Kautra, depart from Kaunas station.

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

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Tallinn is to fly which takes 8h 7m and costs $25 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 9h 45m, you could also train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 17h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Kaunas to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 506.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Kaunas, Lithuania and Tallinn, Estonia?

LOT, Wizz Air and five other airlines fly from Kaunas to Tallinn every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaunas to Tallinn via Panevezis and Panevėžys in around 9h 45m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 210€
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin, Riga
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
Flights from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Turku, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 120€
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Oslo, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 1100€
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Turku, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
Flights from Kaunas to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Train from Kaunas to Siauliai
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Latvian Railways (PV)
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Daugavpils to Riga-Pasazieru
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 15€
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
4€ - 8€
1st Class (Coupe)
6€ - 15€
Elron
Phone
673 7400
Email
info@elron.ee
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Elron
Bus operators
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Siauliai Central Bus Station to Riga Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
12€
Website
Ollex
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezis
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
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Kautra
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezys
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Panevėžys to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Pärnu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Peatus Estonia
SEBE
Phone
606 4969
Email
info@sebe.ee
Website
sebe.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
SEBE

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The quickest flight from Vilnius Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Kaunas to Tallinn bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Kaunas to Tallinn train services, operated by Elron, arrive at Tallinn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaunas to Tallinn is 568 km. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Kaunas to Tallinn.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair and Air Baltic offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 974+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Kaunas to Kaunas Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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