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How to Reach Lithuania

There are three international airports in Lithuania: Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga.  Vilnius International Airport is a small but efficient airport with currency exchange and simple cafes. There are direct flights to several European cities and new flights are constantly being added, included several budget options. The city center can be reached by bus, train or taxi and is about a 20 minute drive by car from the airport.
 
Airports in Lithuania
It is also possible to reach Lithuania by flying into a neighboring country such as Latvia and then taking a bus to Vilnius.
Vilnius is connected by train to many cities inside and outside of Lithuania. 
Note: It is advisable to select a train that does not enter Belarusian territory. A transit visa must be obtained in advance for all passengers on transport which enters Belarusian territory, even if they stay on the train. 
From the Train Station, take trolley bus number 2 to the “Studentų” stop on Saulėtekio al. A single ticket will cost 2 Lt if purchased from a kiosk and 2.5 Lt if purchased on the bus. A taxi to the city center costs approximately 10 Lt and a taxi to the VGTU main campus costs approximately 20 Lt.
The Vilnius Bus Station is close to the Train Station, so the same directions apply. Take trolleybus number 2 to the “Studentų” stop on Saulėtekio al. A single ticket will cost 2 Lt if purchased from a kiosk and 2.5 Lt if purchased on the bus. A taxi to the city center costs approximately 10 Lt and a taxi to the VGTU main campus costs approximately 20 Lt.
Note: It is advisable to select a bus that does not enter Belarusian territory. A transit visa must be obtained in advance for passengers on transport which enters Belarusian territory, even if they stay on the bus. 
 
Lithuania has well maintained roads and reliable highway connections between major cities.
Note: Valid car and health insurance are required to drive in Lithuania.
Ferries to Klaipėda arrive from Germany, Sweden and Denmark. Transport to Vilnius can be arranged at the Bus or Train Station in Klaipėda.
Note: A VGTU mentor will meet each student upon arrival at the Airport, Bus or Train Station as long as the student informs VGTU of travel plans at least two weeks prior to arrival.
 
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