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

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Fly to Vilnius, train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$78 - $193

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Bus  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas 858004

$20 - $55

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Fly to Kaunas  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Kaunas (KUN) LED - KUN

$142 - $552

Fly to Kaliningrad, train  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Kaliningrad (KGD) LED - KGD
  2. Take the train from Kaliningrad to Kybartai
  3. Take the train from Kybartai to Kaunas

$81 - $167

Fly to Riga, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Riga (RIX) LED - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas

$99 - $270

Train  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$24 - $49

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas 470.9 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas is to train which costs RUB 1500 - RUB 3200 and takes 19 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 13000 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 station and arriving at Kaunas. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Kaunas via Vilnius(LT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 4 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Kaunas is 678 km. The road distance is 753.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 51 min and costs RUB 1300 - RUB 3500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Kaunas bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2.

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Saint Petersburg to Kaunas train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas is to fly which takes 10 h 38 min and costs RUB 9000 - RUB 36000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 1300 - RUB 3500 and takes 16 h 51 min, you could also train, which costs RUB 1500 - RUB 3200 and takes 19 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 423.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Kaunas, Lithuania?

LOT and Nordica fly from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas twice daily. Alternatively, Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $55 and the journey takes 16 h 51 min. Ecolines also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaliningrad via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Pulkovo to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaunas via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaunas via Tallinn, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaliningrad via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Severstal Air Company
Website
severstal-avia.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Kaliningrad via Cherepovets
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kybartai to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $7
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad to Kybartai
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Vilnius Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg to Kaunas bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Kaunas station.

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Saint Petersburg to Kaunas train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), arrive at Kaunas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Kaunas is 753 km. It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas.

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Nordica, Scandinavian Airlines, LOT and four other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo 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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