Vilnius. How to get from the airport to the city center by public transport
Vilnius: how to get to and from the airport

Vilnius. How to get from the airport to the city center by public transport

Vilnius Airport is the largest in the country and the second busiest in the Baltics after Riga. In addition to Lithuania’s Small Planet Airlines and Latvia’s Air Baltic, it is a hub for low-cost low-cost airlines Ryanair and Wizz Air, which offer low-cost flights throughout Europe

The air harbor is only 7 km from the city, so the road to the center takes minutes.

Vilnius Airport Scheme
Vilnius Airport Scheme

By train from the airport to Vilnius

The cheapest and fastest way to get to the city center is by train. But it is not always convenient: the train runs every 40—60 minutes. The station is close, a 300 m walk from the airport.

  • Cost: 0,7 €, tickets sold at the conductor’s desk
  • Schedule: first at 5:44, last at 21:15 (18 flights per day). You can check the time on the website.
  • Travel time: 7 minutes

By bus airport — Vilnius

The bus stop is located near the terminal exit and there are 4 routes: #1, #2, #3G and night route #88.

  • Cost: a single ticket from the driver costs 1 €. With a single transportation card Vilniecio kortele — 0,65 €. You can buy the card in advance at the arrival hall and deposit a certain amount of money on it. Details on the website.
  • Schedule: during the day, every 20 minutes from 5:41 to 22:59; at night, once an hour from 23:30 to 4:30. Check the website for details.
  • Travel time: 15—20 minutes

By shuttle bus to Vilnius

Vilnius shuttle buses are comfortable mini-buses of the Toks company with Wi-Fi and air conditioning. The city direction stop is to the right of the airport terminal exit.

  • Cost: 2 € at the driver’s or by purchasing online
  • Schedule: every 20—30 minutes from 8:15 to 19:45.
  • Travel time: 10—15 minutes

Cab from Vilnius Airport

Cabs run around the clock. You can choose and order a car from any taxi fleet — there are no restrictions at the airport.

  • At the exit of the terminal there are official cab stands. A car according to the meter will cost ~ 10—12 €. You can pay by card.
  • Through the Uber app ~ 8 €. You can pay by card if you have it linked in the app.

Transfer from Vilnius airport to the hotel

Transfer can be individual or group. In any case, its advantage is that the driver will meet you with a sign, help you with your luggage and comfortably take you to your destination.

  • KiwiTaxi from 23 € per car (4 passengers)

Rent a car at Vilnius airport

If you plan to travel around the country, you can rent a car immediately upon arrival, at the office of one of the rental agencies or in advance through aggregators: EconomyBookings, RentalCars or CarsScanner. Prices start from 16 € per day.

How to get to/from Vilnius airport at night?

Nighttime transportation at Vilnius Airport is almost as well developed as daytime transportation. Options for round-the-clock transportation:

  • Night bus #88
  • Cab or transfer

What to do in Lithuania’s capital? Check out our guide to Vilnius.