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There are 5 ways to get from Tallinn to Vilnius by plane, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly from Tallinn

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Vilnius (VNO)

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Bus via Riga

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn Central Bus station to Riga Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Panevezys Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Gedimino prospektas

Car ferry to Helsinki, fly

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn, Bus Station to Vilnius North

Drive

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Vilnius

Tallinn to Vilnius by bus

The bus journey time between Tallinn and Vilnius is around 8h 25m and covers a distance of around 598 km. Operated by FlixBus and Lux Express, the Tallinn to Vilnius bus service departs from Tallinn, Bus Station and arrives in Vilnius North. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

16 Weekly Buses
8h 25m Average Duration
$30 Cheapest Price
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Conditions of entry into Lithuania from Estonia

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Yes, entry into Lithuania is currently allowed from Estonia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vilnius is 1808.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vilnius is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vilnius is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1808.

No, returning to Estonia from Lithuania is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Tallinn to Vilnius is to bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Vilnius is to fly which costs €70 - €210 and takes 3h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tallinn, Bus Station station and arriving at Vilnius North. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 25m.

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The distance between Tallinn and Vilnius is 529 km. The road distance is 597 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Vilnius without a car is to bus which takes 8h 25m and costs €28 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Tallinn to Vilnius, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Vilnius bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Tallinn, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Vilnius is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs €70 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Tallinn to Vilnius bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vilnius North station.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Vilnius.
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  • Distance: 528.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

Air Baltic flies from Tallinn to Vilnius 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Tallinn, Bus Station to Vilnius North twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8h 25m. Lux Express also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tallinn, Bus Station to Vilnius North
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Riia
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Lux Express
Phone
+372 6800 909
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinn Bus Station to Vilnius Panorama
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Lux Express
Bus from Tallinn Central Bus station to Riga Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Lux Express
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Peatus Estonia
Website
web.peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Riia
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Peatus Estonia
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Panevezys Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
Kautra
Bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Gedimino prospektas
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
Kautra
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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Vilnius is 597 km. It takes approximately 7h 37m to drive from Tallinn to Vilnius.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Tallinn Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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