COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Poland. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from Vilnius to Białystok by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Białystok 1631

70 zł - 100 zł

4 alternative options

Bus via Hrodna  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius Central Bus Station to Grodno Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Grodno Bus Station to Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova

74 zł - 84 zł

Train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Białystok

100 zł - 150 zł

Train via Kaunas  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas 753 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok

105 zł - 153 zł

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Białystok 252.5 km

100 zł - 160 zł

Lithuania → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Lithuania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Lithuania
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Tunisia, Australia, Georgia and Cyprus

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Lithuania

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Lithuania
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Tunisia, Australia and Canada
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Lithuania

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Lithuania.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Białystok is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Białystok is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Białystok is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Lithuania from Poland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Białystok is to bus via Hrodna which costs $20 - $23 and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Białystok is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vilnius and arriving at Białystok. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vilnius and arriving at Białystok. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 28m.

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It is 222 km from Vilnius to Białystok. It is approximately 252.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Białystok without a car is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs $19 - $27.

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The bus from Vilnius to Białystok takes 5h 35m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Vilnius to Białystok bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Białystok train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Vilnius station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Białystok is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs $19 - $27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $27 - $40 and takes 6h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 221.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Białystok, Poland?

Ecolines operates a bus from Vilnius to Białystok twice daily. Tickets cost 70 zł - 100 zł and the journey takes 5h 35m. Lietuvos transporto saugos administracija also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Lithuanian Railways (LG) operates a train from Vilnius to Białystok once daily. Tickets cost 100 zł - 150 zł and the journey takes 6h 28m.

Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 zł - 150 zł
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Train from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30 zł - 45 zł
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 zł - 110 zł
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Bus operators
Lietuvos transporto saugos administracija
Website
ltsa.lrv.lt
Bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Balstogės autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
visimarsrutai.lt
Grodno Transport
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Vilnius Central Bus Station to Grodno Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26 zł
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
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ticketbus.by
Bus from Grodno Bus Station to Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
58 zł
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Brest Transport
Phone
114
Email
av@brest.by
Website
av.brest.by
Bus from Vilnius Central Bus Station to Grodno Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16 zł - 25 zł
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Vilnius to Białystok bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Białystok station.

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Białystok is 1h behind Vilnius. It is currently 1:08 AM in Vilnius and 12:08 AM in Białystok.

Vilnius to Białystok train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), arrive at Białystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Białystok is 253 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Vilnius to Białystok.

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