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There are 6 ways to get from Poland to Kaunas by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Kaunas

$18 - $27

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Train  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$20 - $24

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Kaunas 253.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Warsaw Chopin to Vilnius, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Vilnius (VNO) WAW - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$57 - $162

Fly Warsaw Chopin to Kaunas  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Kaunas (KUN) WAW - KUN

$76 - $321

Fly Gdansk to Vilnius, train  •  5h 38m

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

$45 - $167

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The cheapest way to get from Poland to Kaunas is to bus which costs 65 zł - 100 zł and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Poland to Kaunas is to fly which costs 280 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 4h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Kaunas. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Poland to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Kaunas via Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Poland and Kaunas is 449 km. The road distance is 405 km.

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The best way to get from Poland to Kaunas without a car is to bus which takes 7h 17m and costs 65 zł - 100 zł.

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The bus from Warszawa to Kaunas takes 7h 17m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Poland to Kaunas bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Warszawa station.

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Poland to Kaunas train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Poland to Kaunas is to bus which takes 7h 17m and costs 65 zł - 100 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75 zł - 90 zł and takes 7h 19m, you could also fly, which costs 280 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Poland to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 280.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

What companies run services between Poland and Kaunas, Lithuania?

Ecolines operates a bus from Warsaw to Kaunas twice a week. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 7h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Kaunas via Bialystok and Białystok in around 7h 19m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Gdansk to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gdansk to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $150
Train operators
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
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Kaunas is 1h ahead of Poland. It is currently 2:54 PM in Poland and 3:54 PM in Kaunas.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poland to Kaunas is 405 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Poland to Kaunas.

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Air Baltic and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Poland to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 24m and costs 3 zł - 4 zł.

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