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Trains in Lithuania

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.

Domestic connections in Lithuania

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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.

 

Reservations

Reservations are not mandatory to travel by train in Lithuania. However, reservations for the route Vilnius - Klaipėda are highly recommended due to high demand. You can book your seat in advance on the website of the Lithuanian Railways. This reservation is free for 2nd class travel, a fee of €5 applies for 1st class travel on the following trains and routes:

 

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:

1. Look up the train you want to make a reservation for.

2. Select the train you want to take and select 1st or 2nd class, based on the travel class of your Eurail Pass. Click 'Choose a class'.

3. Fill in your details and the special discount code for Eurail travellers: EURAIL

4. Click on 'I confirm data'. On the next page you can see the overview of your order.

5. Fill in your e-mail address (then pay your reservation if you're travelling in 1st class) and you'll receive your e-ticket in your inbox right away. 

International connections from Lithuania

International trains from Lithuania:

Kaunas - Bialystok (Poland)

  • This trip takes on average 4hr 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.

 

Other international routes take you to Belarus. However, this country is not covered by the pass. If you want to take a train to Belarus, you will have to buy full fare tickets at the station in Lithuania, you can not use your Pass to travel on this train.

Lithuania Rail Passes

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You can enjoy comfortable, stress-free journeys through Lithuania by using a rail pass. Simply hop on and off trains for the ultimate in flexibility and adventure.

 

Interrail Pass options for Lithuania

Interrail Lithuania Pass

  • Offers you rail travel in Lithuania
  • Youth, senior and family discounts
  • Prices from € 51 

 

View Lithuania Pass

 

Interrail Global Pass

  • Travel by train as much as you like in 33 European countries including Lithuania

  • Youth, senior and family discounts

  • Prices from € 185

 

View Global Passes

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