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There are 9 ways to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Suwałki
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki, Suwalki to Ełk, Elk
  3. Take the train from Elk to Olsztyn Glowny R

$21 - $34

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Train, bus  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Suwałki
  3. Take the bus from Suwałki DA to Wydminy
  4. Take the train from Wydminy to Olsztyn Glowny R

$18 - $30

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Train  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Olsztyn Glowny

$24 - $39

Bus  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Kaliningrad Vilnius / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Olsztyn Kaliningrad

$22 - $33

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Olsztyn 259.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Vilnius to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) VNO - WAW
  2. Take the train from Legionowo to Olsztyn Glowny

$60 - $171

Bus to Kaunas, fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius Seiny to Kaunas International Airport
  2. Fly from Kaunas (KUN) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) KUN - WAW
  3. Take the train from Legionowo to Olsztyn Glowny

$107 - $382

Fly Vilnius to Gdansk, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Gdansk (GDN) VNO - GDN
  2. Take the train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Ilawa Glowna
  3. Take the train from Ilawa Glowna to Olsztyn Glowny

$50 - $174

Fly Vilnius to Kaliningrad, bus, train  •  12h 57m

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Kaliningrad (KGD) VNO - KGD
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Elbląg
  3. Take the train from Elblag to Olsztyn Glowny

$107 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn is to train and bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 9h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilnius to Olsztyn. However, there are services departing from Vinco Kudirkos aikste and arriving at Olsztyn via Vilnius and Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Olsztyn. However, there are services departing from Vilnius(LT) and arriving at Olsztyn Glowny via Kaunas and Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 21m.

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The distance between Vilnius and Olsztyn is 327 km. The road distance is 415.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 54m and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn, including transfers.

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Vilnius to Olsztyn bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, depart from Vilnius station.

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

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn is to train which takes 11h 21m and costs $24 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 14h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Olsztyn.
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  • Distance: 204.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 54m

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

You can take a train from Vilnius to Olsztyn via Kaunas, Białystok, and Bialystok in around 11h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vilnius to Olsztyn via Stotis, Vilnius, and Kaliningrad in around 14h 48m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Kaunas to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Vilnius to Kaliningrad via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Warsaw Chopin via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Vilnius to Kaliningrad via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Vilnius to Kaliningrad via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Elk to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Wydminy to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Train from Bialystok to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Legionowo to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Ilawa Glowna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Train from Ilawa Glowna to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Elblag to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Suwałki, Suwalki to Ełk, Elk
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Nova
Phone
703 302 505
Website
pksnova.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Ełk DA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
pksnova.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Wydminy
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pksnova.pl
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Vilnius to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Olsztyn
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Elbląg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Vilnius Seiny to Kaunas International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Website
Ollex

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The quickest flight from Vilnius Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vilnius to Olsztyn bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, arrive at Olsztyn station.

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Olsztyn is 1h behind Vilnius. It is currently 4:24 PM in Vilnius and 3:24 PM in Olsztyn.

Vilnius to Olsztyn train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Olsztyn Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Olsztyn is 416 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Vilnius to Olsztyn.

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Air Baltic and LOT offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Olsztyn. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Vilnius Airport is to train which takes 7m and costs $1 - $2.

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