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

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Bus  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kaunas 858004

$40 - $80

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Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas 470.9 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Kaunas  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Kaunas (KUN) LED - KUN

$142 - $552

Fly to Vilnius, train  •  9 h 41 min

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

$78 - $192

Fly to Riga, bus  •  10 h 12 min

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

$99 - $270

Fly to Palanga, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Palanga (PLQ) LED - PLQ
  2. Take the bus from Palangos oro uostas to Kaunas

$100 - $283

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas is to bus which costs RUB 2900 - RUB 5500 and takes 17 h 23 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 9 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Kaunas. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 23 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 17 h 23 min and costs RUB 2900 - RUB 5500.

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The bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kaunas takes 17 h 23 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Saint Petersburg to Kaunas bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas is to bus which takes 17 h 23 min and costs RUB 2900 - RUB 5500. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs RUB 9000 - RUB 37000 and takes 11 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from St. Petersburg Airport to Kaunas Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 423.8 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 23 min

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

Ecolines operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 17 h 23 min. Avtovokzaly.ru also services this route once daily. Alternatively, LOT and Nordica fly from Saint Petersburg to Kaunas 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from St. Petersburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from St. Petersburg to Palanga via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from St. Petersburg to Kaunas via Tallinn, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Vilnius via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
$22 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Palangos oro uostas to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt

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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 and LOT offer flights from St. Petersburg Airport to Kaunas Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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