There are 7 ways to get from Poznań to Kaunas by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Bialystok Regional
  2. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas

$28 - $34

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Train via Warszawa Centralna  •  11 h 28 min

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

$31 - $40

Bus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa to Kaunas

$36 - $57

Train, bus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Gdansk Glowny Ic
  2. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Kaunas

$30 - $45

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Kaunas 444.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Kaunas  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Kaunas (KUN) POZ - KUN

$61 - $291

Fly to Vilnius, train  •  8 h 4 min

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

$107 - $222

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No, there is no direct bus from Poznań to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Poznań and arriving at Kaunas via Dw. Zachodni 01 and Warszawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poznań to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Kaunas via Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Poznań and Kaunas is 537 km. The road distance is 710.5 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Kaunas without a car is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to get from Poznań to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Poznań to Kaunas bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Poznań station.

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Poznań to Kaunas train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Kaunas is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 9 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Poznan Airport to Kaunas Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Poznań to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 335.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 55 min

What companies run services between Poznań, Poland and Kaunas, Lithuania?

You can take a train from Poznań to Kaunas via Bialystok and Białystok in around 10 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poznań to Kaunas via Warsaw, Warsaw West, Dw. Zachodni 01, Centrum 05, and Warszawa in around 12 h 39 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via Frankfurt, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Poznan to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Poznan to Kaunas via Warsaw, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Poznan to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Poznan to Vilnius via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
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 Poznan Gl. to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$20 - $29
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
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
Train from Poznan Gl. to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
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
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
Bus operators
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 Poznań to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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Kaunas is 1 h ahead of Poznań. It is currently 2:02 PM in Poznań and 3:02 PM in Kaunas.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Kaunas is 711 km. It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to drive from Poznań to Kaunas.

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Ryanair and LOT offer flights from Poznan 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 Poznań to Poznan Airport is to line 59 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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