There are 8 ways to get from Tallinn to Kaunas by bus, train, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Panevėžys 1070103
  2. Take the bus from Panevezis to Kaunas 281 / ...

$31 - $44

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Bus via Pärnu  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 211 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu to Panevėžys
  3. Take the bus from Panevezis to Kaunas 281 / ...

$31 - $50

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Train  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to Tartu
  2. Take the train from Tartu to Valga
  3. Take the train from Valga to Rīga pasažieru 865 / ...
  4. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils 704 / ...
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  6. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas

$40 - $56

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Kaunas 355.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Tallinn to Kaunas  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Kaunas (KUN) TLL - KUN

$110 - $442

Fly Tallinn to Vilnius, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Vilnius (VNO) TLL - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas

$46 - $132

Fly Tallinn to Riga, bus  •  7 h

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

$42 - $130

Car ferry to Helsinki, fly to Vilnius, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Vilnius (VNO) HEL - VNO
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas

$121 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Kaunas is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Kaunas via Panevezis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tallinn to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Kaunas via Tartu, Valga, Rīga pasažieru, Daugavpils and Vilnius. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 12 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Kaunas is 507 km. The road distance is 569.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Kaunas without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 32 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to get from Tallinn to Kaunas, including transfers.

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

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Tallinn to Kaunas train services, operated by Elron, depart from Tallinn station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Kaunas is to bus which takes 9 h 32 min and costs 26€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 17 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 380€ and takes 9 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 316.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 32 min

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Kaunas, Lithuania?

You can take a bus from Tallinn to Kaunas via Panevėžys and Panevezis in around 9 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tallinn to Kaunas via Tartu, Valga, Rīga pasažieru, Daugavpils, and Vilnius in around 17 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Stockholm, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Copenhagen, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Vilnius, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Oslo, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Hamburg, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Kaunas via Kiev, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tallinn to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Valga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
elron.ee
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Valga to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $14
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 Tallinn to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Pärnu to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Panevezis to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
kautra.lt
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autobusubilietai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Panevezys to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$42 - $43
Vehicle
$43 - $44
Cabin
$55
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There is no direct flight from Tallinn Airport to Kaunas Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Tallinn to Kaunas bus services, operated by Kautra, arrive at Kaunas station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Kaunas is 569 km. It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to drive from Tallinn to Kaunas.

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LOT offers flights from Tallinn 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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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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