There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Kaunas by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Ljubljana to Kaunas  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Kaunas (KUN) LJU - KUN

$130 - $513

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Bus Sindbad  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Kaunas

$63 - $96

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Fly Ljubljana to Vilnius, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vilnius (VNO) LJU - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$106 - $394

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Kaunas  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Kaunas (KUN) ZAG - KUN

$133 - $650

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Vilnius, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vilnius (VNO) ZAG - VNO
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$149 - $531

Train  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$89 - $130

Train, bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Kaunas

$104 - $161

Bus Eurolines IT  •  36 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice 427 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Kaunas

$115 - $164

Drive  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Kaunas 920.7 miles

$180 - $270

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Kaunas via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Kaunas via Wien Hbf, Warszawa Centralna and Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 56 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Kaunas is 1186 km. The road distance is 1473.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Kaunas without a car is to train which takes 21 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Ljubljana to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Kaunas bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Kaunas train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Kaunas is to fly which takes 9 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 25 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Kaunas Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 741.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Kaunas, Lithuania?

LOT, Air Bagan and two other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Kaunas 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Kaunas via Wien Hbf, Warszawa Centralna, Bialystok, and Białystok in around 21 h 56 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Ljubljana to Kaunas via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Ljubljana to Kaunas via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Zagreb to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vilnius via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Wien to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Kaunas is 1 h ahead of Ljubljana. It is currently 4:53 PM in Ljubljana and 5:53 PM in Kaunas.

Ljubljana to Kaunas train services, operated by Traukinio, arrive at Kaunas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Kaunas is 1473 km. It takes approximately 16 h 5 min to drive from Ljubljana to Kaunas.

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Ryanair, Air Bagan, Adria Airways and LOT offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Kaunas Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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