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Lithuania by train

Want to go on an adventure to Lithuania's best bits? Trains in Lithuania will get you to most destinations in this outstandingly beautiful country! From lively Vilnius to the natural wonders of Klaipeda and beyond, the Lithuanian rail network connects you to neighbouring Poland and loads of local highlights.


Train types in Lithuania

Map of major train routes in Lithuania

Domestic trains in Lithuania:

  • Trains in Lithuania are mainly operated by LGT Link. 
  • Vilnius Railway Station is the largest station in the country and the main hub for rail traffic.
  • There is a direct train connection from Vilnius airport to this central station 18 times a day, which takes 8 minutes and costs EUR 0.70.
  • Other large stations are in Klaipėda, Radviliškis and Kaunas.
  • Interrail Passes are not valid on the buses or trams.


Travel times in Lithuania:


Route Travel time
Vilnius to Kaunas 1hr 34min
Vilnius to Klaipėda 4hr 10min
Vilnius to Šiauliai 2hr 33min

For more information about train routes in Lithuania, check the website of the Lithuanian Railways.


International trains from Lithuania:

Kaunas - Bialystok (Poland)

  • This trip takes on average 4 hr 30 min.
  • This line runs on Saturday, Sunday and Monday only. Bikes and luggage can be carried on-board, space permitting. There's a 35kg limit on luggage, but you can purchase extra luggage allowance.


Vilnius - Daugavpils (Latvia)

  • From Daugavpils you can change to a Latvian train to Riga.




Reservations are not mandatory to travel by train in Lithuania. However, reservations for the route Vilnius - Klaipėda are highly recommended due to high demand. 


Route What is included:
Vilnius - Klaipėda Drinks and snacks

Vilnius - Klaipėda- Nida

(Pajūrio ekspresas)

Drinks and snacks, bus transfer from Klaipėda to Nida

Vilnius - Klaipėda- Palanga

(Pajūrio ekspresas)

Drinks and snacks, bus transfer from Klaipėda to Palanga


How to book a reservation:

At the train station in Lithuania.


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Lithuania Pass


Spend your whole vacation exploring Lithuania by rail.


Standard prices from $ 50

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