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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 neighboring 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 8 times a day, which takes 7 minutes and costs EUR 0.80.
  • Other large stations are in Klaipėda, Radviliškis, and Kaunas.
  • Eurail Passes are not valid on buses or trams.


Travel times in Lithuania:


Route Travel time
Vilnius to Kaunas 1h 20m
Vilnius to Klaipėda 4h 25m
Vilnius to Šiauliai
2h 30m
Vilnius to Visaginas 2h 15m
Vilnius to Mockava (train to Krakow) 2h 30m

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


International trains from Lithuania:


Vilnius – Kaunas – Mockava – Warsaw - Krakow (Poland)

  • Passengers change trains in Mockava, at the Lithuanian-Polish border. 
  • A Lithuanian train runs on the route Vilnius – Kaunas – Mockava. 
  • A Polish train runs on the route Mockava – Warsaw – Krakow. 
  • These trains run daily. 
  • Reservations are required. 
    • For the section between Vilnius and Mockava, a free interrail supplement is needed. This supplement can be acquired in the train station and on the train.
    • For the section between the Polish border station Trakiszki and Krakow, reservations can be bought online in the Eurail reservation system and via PKP Intercity.
  • 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 – Siauliai – Jelgava – Riga (Latvia)


  • NEW! Once daily direct passenger train.
  • Connecting two Baltic capitals and countries once again.
  • Mandatory seat reservation (€5). 
  • Bought at train stations in Lithuania and Latvia and by the e-mail found here.
  • Check our timetable, the Lithuanian Railways, or the Latvian Railways for up-to-date train schedules.




Reservations are mandatory for the route Vilnius – Riga. Furthermore, reservationsfor the route Vilnius - Klaipėda are highly recommended due to high demand. 


Route What is included:
Vilnius – Siauliai – Jelgava – Riga Mandatory reservation (€5)

Available at local ticket desks and by e-mail found here
Vilnius – Klaipėda Drinks and snacks in 1st class. For sale with a 2nd class ticket.

Vilnius – Klaipėda – Nida

(Pajūrio ekspresas)


Summer service only

Drinks and snacks in 1st class. For sale with a 2nd class ticket. 


Bus transfer from Klaipėda to Nida

Vilnius – Klaipėda – Palanga

(Pajūrio ekspresas)


Summer service only

Drinks and snacks in 1st class. For sale with a 2nd class ticket.


Bus transfer from Klaipėda to Palanga


How to book a reservation:

At the train station in Lithuania.


Get your Pass for Lithuania

Lithuania Pass


Spend your whole vacation exploring Lithuania by rail.


Standard prices from $ 64

Global Pass


Be free to visit Lithuania along with the other 32 Eurail countries.

Standard prices from $ 233


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