Vilnius how to get: A quick guide on how to get to Vilnius and how to move around the city. The connections from the airport to the city center.
VILNIUS DIRECTIONS IN CITY’
Getting to Vilnius by plane
The Vilnius International Airport (VNO) is located about 7 km south of the city, and is well connected by public transport, through which you can reach the historic center in 15 minutes.
The main European low cost airlines operating from and to Vilnius:
For more information you can visit the official website: www.vilnius-airport.lt
Getting to Vilnius by car
You can reach Lithuania from Poland or Latvia by road network. The speed limits, that are 50 km / h in urban areas, 90 km / h on dual carriageways and 130 km / h on motorways (110 km / h during the winter months).
The highways that reach Lithuanian Vilnius:
A1: Vilnius - Kaunas - Klaipeda
A2 motorway: Vilnius - Delhi –
A3: Vilnius - Minsk –
A4 motorway: Vilnius - Varena - gardina
Getting to Vilnius by bus
For those wishing to get to Vilnius from the surrounding countries (such as Latvia, Estonia and Poland), the most convenient solution is the coach. The company Eurolines offers excellent links with Lithuania from major European cities. Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn are connected by a good bus service, and you can move from city to city on a budget and in a short time (3-4 hours to get to Vilnius from Riga).
For more info: www.eurolines.lt
Another company is the Lux Express: http://www.luxexpress.eu/en/new-level-of-servicing-lux-express-special-coaches-also-on-tallinn-riga-vilnius-route
Getting to Vilnius by train
Reach Vilnius by train coming from the surrounding nations can be a long journey, with numerous changes and quite expensive. The main train station in Vilnius is located next to the bus station.
Vilnius Train Station
Geležinkelio 16, Vilnius
Such. +370 5 233 00 88, fax +370 5 269 00 87
Ticket reservations: +370 5 269 37 22
For information: www.litrail.lt
VILNIUS DIRECTIONS: LINKS TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT
As anticipated, Vilnius airport is well connected and there are many ways to reach the city center.
The bus is definitely the cheapest way to get into town. To move from’ airport to the city center, Take the bus or No. 1 or the No. 2 on the left side: both arrive at the central train station and bus station in Vilnius. The bus stop is left out of the airport and the ticket gets on board ( 3,50 Litas). If you buy the ticket at the entrance of the airport newsstand (near the information center) you will save 0,50 Litas.
The line No. 1 provides a direct link between the airport and the bus station without intermediate stops.
Information on bus routes: http://www.vilniustransport.lt/autobusai.html
The shuttle service between the airport and the train station is in service between 6.30 and 19.30, runs every 30 minutes. The cost of the ticket is 2 Litas, and can be purchased on board.
At the Terminal Airport Arrivals in Vilnius there are taxis to reach the center of the city and the surrounding. it's’ s possible to book a taxi at the information desk at the arrivals terminal of Vilnius: so you will enjoy discounted rates. Taxis are definitely the most convenient and fastest way to get to the city center. Rates range from 1,5 to 3 Litas (from 0,50 to 1 euros) per kilometer: therefore calculated from 15 to 30 litas to the center. Usually loads a euro fixed call.
To call the switchboard: +370 5 233 3337
Information about taxi in vilnius:
From 2008, Vilnius has inaugurated a direct train line that connects the station and the airport. The cost is 3 Litas. For information: http://www.litrail.lt/