How to Get to Kaunas

International students and visitors are usually met upon their arrival. It is therefore important that you contact the International Relations Office and inform us about the date, time and place of your arrival at least a week in advance.

The city of Kaunas is located in the centre of Lithuania, 100 km north-west of Vilnius. The city can easily be reached by plane, train or coach.

By Plane

Kaunas Airport is a small, modern airport situated in Karmėlava, about 12 km north from the centre of Kaunas. Low fare airlines Ryanair and Wizz Air operate between Kaunas and 17 different European cities. City bus No 29 connects Kaunas airport and Kaunas city. If you arrive to Kaunas on a late night flight, City bus No 29E is for your convenience. Every day this bus leaves the Airport for the city centre only after the last flight has arrived.

www.kaunas-airport.lt

Vilnius Airport is the main international airport in Lithuania situated 5km from the centre of Vilnius where central train and bus stations are located. Thus, you will have to take a train, a City bus No 1 or a taxi to reach Vilnius Train or Bus Stations (stations are located in a walking distance from each other) where you will have to take a train or coach to Kaunas.

www.vilnius-airport.lt

By Train

If you choose to travel by train, there is a direct connection from Vilnius to Kaunas. Train tickets can be purchased at the station or in train. The journey takes approx. 1.5 hours. For routes and timetable of trains please visit the website: www.traukiniobilietas.lt

Kaunas Railway Station (geležinkelio stotis) is located right in the city centre. Lithuanian Sports University can be reached by a trolleybus No 4 or buses No 3, 34, 38, 43, departing from the bus stop on Vytautas street which will take you to the stop on Sporto street (the 3rd bus stop from Kaunas Railway Station). Then, you should go through the square in front of you about 200 metres to the University’s central building.

By Coach

There is a direct bus connection from Vilnius to Kaunas. The journey takes 1.5-2 hours. For the coach timetables please visit the website: www.autobusubilietai.lt

Kaunas Bus Station (Kauno autobusų stotis) is located on Vytauto pr. 24. Lithuanian Sports University can be reached by a trolleybus No 4 or buses No 3, 34, 38, 43, departing from the bus stop on Vytautas street which will take you to the stop on Sporto street (the 2nd bus stop from the Kaunas Bus Station). Then, you should go through the square in front of you about 200 metres to the University’s central building.