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There are 5 ways to get from Vantaa to Ignalina by car ferry, bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Car ferry, bus, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Ignalina

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Fly from Helsinki, train

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Vilnius (VNO)
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Ignalina

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Car ferry, night bus, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the night bus from Tallinn Bus Station to Vilnius Central Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Ignalina

Drive

  1. Drive from Vantaa to Ignalina

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Vilnius (VNO)
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Ignalina
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International entry into Lithuania from Finland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Lithuania, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Lithuania with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Lithuania from Finland

  • No quarantine required
  • No COVID-19 testing required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Lithuania

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Considerations leaving from Finland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Lithuania is currently allowed from Finland.

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Ignalina 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 Finland from Lithuania is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Vantaa to Ignalina is to fly and train, which costs €55 - €190 and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Vantaa to Ignalina is to fly and train which costs €55 - €190 and takes 6h 39m.

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The distance between Vantaa and Ignalina is 555 km. The road distance is 992.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vantaa to Ignalina without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 16h 43m and costs €60 - €170.

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It takes approximately 16h 43m to get from Vantaa to Ignalina, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vantaa to Ignalina is 992 km. It takes approximately 13h 35m to drive from Vantaa to Ignalina.

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Air Baltic and Finnair offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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The best way to get from Vantaa to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs €2 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Vantaa to Ignalina.
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  • Distance: 554.8 km
  • Duration: 16h 43m

What companies run services between Vantaa, Finland and Ignalina, Utena County, Lithuania?

There is no direct connection from Vantaa to Ignalina. However, you can take the train to Helsinki, take the walk to Rautatieasema, take the line 5 tram to Katajanokan term., take the walk to Helsinki, take the car ferry to Tallinn, take the walk to Reisisadama A-terminal, take the line 2 bus to Balti jaam, take the taxi to Tallinn, take the bus to Vilnius, take the walk to Vilnius, then take the train to Ignalina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vantaa to Ignalina via Helsinki, Rautatieasema, Katajanokan term., Helsinki, Tallinn, Reisisadama A-terminal, Balti jaam, Tallinn Bus Station, Vilnius Central Bus Station, and Vilnius in around 16h 3m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Ignalina
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
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 Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $95
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
$25 - $80
Inside cabin
$60 - $80
Outside cabin
$65 - $95
Deluxe/Suite
$55 - $80
Passenger
$22 - $27

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