The fastest way to reach Lithuania is by plane. The main airports are in Vilnius and Kaunas cities (Kaunas is about 110 km from Vilnius). 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.
More information is available on Vilnius Airport website or Kaunas Airport website.
Vilnius can be reached easily by train from both Lithuanian and international cities (Minsk, Daugavpils and Bialystok). Vilnius Railway station is in a very convenient location as it takes barely 10 minutes on foot to reach Vilnius Old Town and the city centre. You can purchase train tickets online.
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 routes and buy the tickets on the Lux Express website, Eurolines website and Ecolines website.
Getting to Vilnius Centre and Conference Venue from the International Vilnius Airport
Vilnius Old Town is just 7 km (12 min by car) away from Vilnius Airport (“Oro uostas” in Lithuanian). Please find the distance in the MAP.
Conference Venue (“Life Sciences Center”) is about 12 km (20 min by car) away from Vilnius Airport. Please find the distance in the MAP.
Vilnius Airport approved taxi rank can be found just in front of the arrivals terminal. Most of the taxi cabs accept cash and credit cards. Always ask for a printed receipt at the end of the trip!
Routes and rates:
1. Vilnius Airport – Old Town (Cathedral Square) – 10 EUR (approximate price).
2. Vilnius Airport – Life Sciences Center, Sauletekio av. (Conference Venue) – 20 EUR (approximate price).
3. Vilnius Old Town – Life Sciences Center, Sauletekio av. (Conference Venue) – 10 EUR (approximate price).
If you 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 or 1820
2. A2B Taxi – +370 626 66667 or 1666
Uber is operating ir Vilnius. You can download an APP HERE.
Car Sharing Service
Two Car sharing operators are working in Vilnius.
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.
To download a Spark APP click HERE . SPARK is an electric car rental service in Vilnius city. Electric cars can be located and reserved via the SPARK mobile application on your smartphone.
You can reach Vilnius Old Town, your hotel and Conference Venue by bus or trolleybus. All bus and trolleybus routes and timetables can simply be found HERE. Please click on the button “Trip planner” where you can enter your start and destination stops. Please keep in mind, that you might need to change a bus or trolley at some point.
You can find the information on how to use Your Vilnius public transport card HERE.
Please find the list of the official hotels of the Conference and the nearest bus / trolleybus stop for each hotel below:
Artis Centrum Hotel: Centro poliklinika;
Novotel Vilnius Centre Hotel: Vinco Kudirkos aikste;
Best Western Vilnius Hotel: Europos aikste;
Amberton Hotel: Arkikatedra;
Congress Hotel: Zaliasis tiltas;
Apia: Bernardinu sodas;
Hotel Tilto: Arkikatedra;
Corner Hotel: Taraso Sevcenkos;
Europa City Vilnius: Jokubo Jasinskio;
VU dormitory: Senoji plytine;
VGTU dormitory: Senoji plytine.
The nearest bus / trolleybus stops for Vilnius International Airport and Conference Venue are:
Once you have arrived at bus / trolleybus stop (“Sauletekis” or “Antakalnio ziedas”) near Conference Venue, you will have to walk about 7-9 min on foot to reach the Conference Venue. Please find the directions below.
If you are going from “Sauletekis” bus / trolleybus stop, the distance is this:
If you are going from “Antakalnio ziedas” bus / trolleybus stop, the distance is this:
For smart phone users we strongly advise to download a Trafi APP. This APP shows you fastest way to get to your designated area by bus, trolley or an alternative option like car-sharing.
Trafi on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.trafi.android.tr&hl=lt
Trafi on App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/lt/app/trafi/id791973944?mt=8