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There are 5 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, fly  •  4 h 25 min

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

$47 - $132

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

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

$27 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus via Pärnu  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from 9-asis fortas to Panevezis 281 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžys to Pärnu
  3. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam 171 / ...

$30 - $49

Train  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...
  4. Take the train from Riga to Valga 866 / ...
  5. Take the train from Valga to Tartu
  6. Take the train from Tartu to Tallinn

$39 - $55

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kaunas to Tallinn 355.2 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Kaunas to Tallinn is to bus which costs $26 - $50 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaunas to Tallinn is to train and fly which costs $45 - $140 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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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 9 h 45 min.

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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, Riga, Valga and Tartu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 13 min.

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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 9 h 45 min and costs $26 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min 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 bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs $26 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 18 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Kaunas to Tallinn.
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  • Distance: 316.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Kaunas to Tallinn via Panevezys and Panevėžys in around 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kaunas to Tallinn via Vilnius, Daugavpils, Riga, Valga, and Tartu in around 18 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
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 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Valga
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
pv.lv
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
elron.ee
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
kautra.lt
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autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from 9-asis fortas to Panevezis
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
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
$8 - $11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from 9-asis fortas to Panevezys
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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 4 hours
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
gobus.ee

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

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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 7 h 38 min to drive from Kaunas to Tallinn.

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

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There are 841+ hotels available in Tallinn. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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