Travel to Lithuania

Flying to Lithuania

Airlines operating direct flights to Lithuania from the UK include Ryanair ( and Wizz ( You can find cheap fares year-round, with prices rising over busy periods such as Christmas, Easter and school summer holidays. If travelling from the USA, the quickest routes are via Amsterdam, Frankfurt or Helsinki.

The major airport is: Vilnius Airport.

Flight times:

From London - 2 hours 40 minutes; New York - 11 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: VNO. Location: The airport is located roughly 6km (4 miles) south of Vilnius city centre. Money: There is a bureau de change facility within the arrival and departure halls, and ATMs are available... Read more

Other airports in Lithuania

Kaunas International Airport

Airport Code: KUN. Location: Website: N/A. Public transport description: N/A

Palanga International Airport

Airport Code: PLQ. Location: Website: Public transport description: N/A

Travel by rail

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (tel: +370 7005 5111; runs Lithunia's well-developed rail network. International services connect Vilnius with Minsk, Belarus, with onward connections to Moscow, St Petersburg and Warsaw.

Driving to Lithuania

Lithuania has direct road connections to Latvia, Belarus, Poland and the Russian exclave Kaliningrad.

Getting to Lithuania by boat

Main ports: Klaipeda is connected by trade routes with foreign ports. It also has a cruise-ship terminal.

Ferry operators:

DFDS Seaways (tel: +44 871 522 9955, in the UK; runs ferries from Klaipeda to Karlshamn, Sweden (journey time - 13 hours) and between Klaipeda and Kiel, Germany (journey time - 21 hours).

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.