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There are 12 ways to get from London to Kaunas by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Stansted to Kaunas  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Kaunas (KUN) STN - KUN

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Fly London Heathrow to Kaunas  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kaunas (KUN) LHR - KUN

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Train to London Luton, fly to Kaunas  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Kaunas (KUN) LTN - KUN

Fly London City to Vilnius, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Vilnius (VNO) LCY - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas

Fly London Stansted to Vilnius, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Vilnius (VNO) STN - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas

Train to London Luton, fly to Vilnius, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Vilnius (VNO) LTN - VNO
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas

Train, bus via Warsaw  •  24h 24m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  6. Take the bus from Warsaw to Kaunas

Train, bus  •  27h 6m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Kaunas bus station

Bus  •  35h 35m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Łomża
  2. Take the bus from Łomża, dworzec autobusowy to Kaunas bus station N1229

Bus via Delft  •  43h 10m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from Den Haag to Suwałki
  3. Take the bus from Suwałki to Kaunas

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  19h 35m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Kaunas

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 56m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Kaunas

London to Kaunas by train and bus

The journey time between London and Kaunas is around 33h 41m and covers a distance of around 2148 km. This includes an average layover time of around 12h 40m. The fastest journey normally takes 33h 41m. Operated by Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys and others, the London to Kaunas service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Kaunas. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
21h 1m
Layover time:
12h 40m
Total time:
33h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
33h 41m
Journey distance:
2148 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$366
Carbon emissions:
145 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:04
Last service departs at:
18:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Kaunas train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from London to Kaunas is to bus which costs £60 - £85 and takes 35h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kaunas is to fly which costs £65 - £140 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kaunas station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kaunas bus station via Łomża, dworzec autobusowy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 35m.

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The distance between London and Kaunas is 1636 km.

The best way to get from London to Kaunas without a car is to train and bus via Warsaw which takes 24h 24m and costs £240 - £650.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from London to Kaunas, including transfers.

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London to Kaunas bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Kaunas is to fly which takes 6h 8m and costs £65 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £85 and takes 35h 35m.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Kaunas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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London to Kaunas bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kaunas bus station.

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Map of how to get from London to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 1635.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between London, England and Kaunas, Lithuania?

Ryanair flies from London Liverpool St to Kaunas once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Kaunas via Łomża, dworzec autobusowy in around 35h 35m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from London Stansted to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from London Stansted to Kaunas via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from London Luton to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$23 - $140
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Flights from London Stansted to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Vilnius via Billund
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Vilnius via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaunas via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from London City to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$19 - $24
East Midlands Railways
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
Thalys
Standard
$75 - $110
Comfort
$90 - $120
Premium
$110 - $150
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$181
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Warsaw to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Suwałki to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Kaunas bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Łomża, dworzec autobusowy to Kaunas bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Łomża
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $1,600
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
$110 - $1,600
Standard Car - Flexi
$180 - $220

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Kaunas is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 10:54 PM in London and 12:54 AM in Kaunas.

Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Kaunas Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 49 min and costs £16 - £27.

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