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There are 5 ways to get from Minsk to Zarasai by train, 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

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Turmantas

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Vilnius Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius
  2. Take the bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

Bus via Vilnius Airport (VNO)

  1. Take the bus from Minsk DC Drujnaya to Vilnius Airport
  2. Take the bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

Drive

  1. Drive from Minsk to Zarasai

Minsk to Zarasai by bus

The bus journey time between Minsk and Zarasai is around 12h 52m and covers a distance of around 342 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 49m. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 30m. Operated by Minsktrans, Toks, Ecolines and others, the Minsk to Zarasai bus service departs from Minsk Central bus station and arrives in Zarasų autobusų stotis. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
7h 3m
Layover time:
5h 49m
Total time:
12h 52m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
7h 30m
Bus distance:
342 km
Buses per week:
16
Cheapest price:
$22
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:30
Last bus departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Minsk to Zarasai bus schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lithuania

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Lithuania. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Lithuania.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Lithuania from June 12.

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Lithuania from April 24.

Limited international flights leaving Belarus began to resume from July 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Belarus

Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Minsk to Zarasai is to bus, which costs $21 - $30 and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Zarasai is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minsk station to Zarasai. However, there are services departing from Minsk Central bus station and arriving at Zarasų autobusų stotis via Vilniaus autobusų stotis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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The distance between Minsk and Zarasai is 220 km. The road distance is 269.4 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Zarasai without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from Minsk to Zarasai, including transfers.

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Minsk to Zarasai bus services, operated by Minsktrans, depart from Minsk Central bus station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Zarasai is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs $50 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $30 and takes 8h 55m.

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Minsk to Zarasai bus services, operated by Kautra, arrive at Zarasų autobusų stotis station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Zarasai is 269 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Minsk to Zarasai.

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Zarasai.
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  • Distance: 220.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 41m

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Zarasai, Lithuania?

You can take a train from Minsk to Zarasai via Vilnius and Turmantas in around 7h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minsk to Zarasai via Vilniaus autobusų stotis in around 8h 55m.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$26 - $40
2nd class
$30 - $50
1st class
$50 - $70
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Turmantas
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
Kautra
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Vilnius Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
Toks
Phone
+370 5 216 0054
Email
office@toks.lt
Website
toks.lt
Bus from Minsk Bus Station to Vilnius Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Website
Toks
Sheddi
Phone
375-648-29-39
Email
sheddi.by@mail.ru
Website
sheddi.by
Bus from Minsk DC Drujnaya to Vilnius Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
sheddi.by

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