Getting to Vilnius

By Plane
The fastest way to reach Lithuania is by plane. The main airports are in Vilnius and Kaunas cities. The direct flights are available from all main cities in Europe as well as from any bigger city in the world with just one or a few connecting flights through the main international airports in Europe.
Direct flights from Tallinn and Riga are possible with AirBaltic airlines

Getting to Vilnius center from the International Vilnius airport
Vilnius Airport (“Oro uostas” in Lithuanian) is just 7 km (12 min by car) away from Vilnius Old Town. Please find the distance in the MAP

Taxi service
Vilnius Airport approved taxi rank can be found just in front of the arrivals terminal. All taxi cabs accept cash and credit cards. Always ask for a printed receipt at the end of the trip!

Most popular routes and their rates:
1. Vilnius Airport – Old Town (Cathedral Square) – 10 EUR* (approximate price)
2. Vilnius Airport – Konstitucijos avenue (Conference Venue) – EUR 12* (approximate price)

* Taxi carriers carrying passengers from Vilnius Airport taxi rank must apply not higher rates than the following:

1 km daytime trip, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 1,01 EUR
1 km nighttime trip, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 1,16 EUR
1 km at weekends and on public holidays 1,16 EUR
1 km outside the city 1,16 EUR
Initial fare 1,45 EUR
1 min. of downtime while waiting for passengers or on traffic jam 0,29 EUR

If your prefer to Call a taxi at the time of your arrival we suggest to use one of the following Taxi firms:
1. Smart Taxi – +370 520 00 820
2. A2B Taxi – +370 626 66667

Uber
Uber is operating in Vilnius. You can download an APP HERE
If you use UBER for the first time, you can use af9y259uue promo code for a free ride up to 10 EUR

Car sharing service
2 Car sharing operators are working in Vilnius

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To download a Citybee APP click HERE. CityBee is a car rental service in Vilnius city. All cars can be located and reserved via the CityBee mobile application on your smartphone

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To download a Spark APP click HERE . SPARK is an electric car rental service in Vilnius city. The electric cars can be located and reserved via the SPARK mobile application on your smartphone

Bus
Busses No. 3G and 2 runs every 10 – 20 minutes through the centre of the city
Bus times are available at bus stops or on the website www.stops.lt

Ticket prices
When it is bought on a bus – 1,00 € for a ride

Tickets for busses can be bought on a bus or you can buy an electronic travel card at any newspaper kiosk.
You can get a “m.ticket” APP and buy a bus ticket through your phone

By Car
Lithuania has a well developed network of roads. There are two European Highways, with branch lines, Via Baltica (Helsinki – Warsaw, part of the E67 Highway that runs to Warsaw and Prague) and West – East (Klaipeda – Moscow). The traffic is right hand in Lithuania

Speed limits
– 50 km/h in towships
– 80 km/h outside the townships
– 100/110/130 km/h on a highway according to a road type and season

Parking
Parking on pavement is forbidden unless the signs tell otherwise. Parking usually is paid, you can pay in the nearest parking automaton. The payment value depends on the parking lot place.
If you do not have spare change with you, you can use paying via SMS service to pay for your parking

1. SMS text: START G/Z/M/Rcar registration number (for example: START R HBB992)
2. Send your SMS to number 1332
3. When you are back to your car just sent SMS STOP to the same number

* Letters indicate the colour of the zone you are parking at
G – Yeallow
Z – Green
M – Blue
R – Red

Fuel
Automatic gas stations serve customers all 24 hours. They accept cash in banknotes as well as credit cards

Coach Operators
There is a choice of international bus lines connecting Vilnius with other European cities. There are direct buses to Lithuania (Vilnius) from Belarus, Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, Norway, Latvia, Poland, Estonia, Russia, etc. Please find the routs and buy the tickets on the Lux Express website, Eurolines website and Ecolines website

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