Reaching VMU Dormitory

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Reaching Kaunas from Vilnius Airport

Vilnius airport is located 6 km from the centre of Vilnius where the train and bus stations can be found. If you need, change money at the currency exchange office at the Airport. Lithuanian currency is Euro (EUR). Then you can use one of the options for reaching Vilnius bus or train station (both are next to each other):

  • There is a direct train going frequently from Vilnius airport to Vilnius train station. Follow the outside airport directions to reach the train stop. The ticket will cost 0,72 EUR at the conductor.
  • You can take an Airport Express (please find additional information sheet enclosed to this letter). The single-trip ticket will cost 0,90 EUR at the driver.
  • You can take city bus No. 1 and go till the bus stop “Stotis”.

Public transport tickets in Vilnius. Single-trip ticket cost 1,00 EUR (or 0,50 EUR with ISIC*) at the driver. Please buy a ticket from the driver immediately after boarding the bus. Note that drivers do not carry cash with them for security reasons, so please be prepared to pay the exact amount of money. The ticket does not have to be marked by a yellow ticket machine. Just be sure to save the ticket for the whole trip time.

*Students, coming from EU countries, in order to get discounts and use public transport with ISIC (www.isic.lt/en) must always have their ID cards.

  • You can take a taxi:
    • Book the taxi using www.etaksi.lt/en. Departing from “Airport” and arriving at “Stoties” (may be charged from 2,90 EUR to 8,70 EUR).
    • Take the taxi near the airport. At the beginning of the trip we advise you to ask the driver for the price (may be charged about 14,50 EUR) and ask for a receipt.

In Vilnius train or bus station (the bus terminal is opposite the train station on the left side) you will have to take train or bus to Kaunas. Actually, we advise you to take a bus which goes to Kaunas approximately every half an hour and cost about 5,80 EUR (you can buy a ticket from the driver and ask for the discount if you have ISIC*). Check the bus routes and exact timetables at: www.autobusubilietai.lt. Train departures are not so frequent (tickets are sold at the tickets office in the train station). You can check train routes and timetables at: www.litrail.lt. For safe traveling we advise you not to use private drivers’ offers.

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Reaching VMU Dormitory from Kaunas Airport (Karmėlava)

Kaunas airport is located 15 km from the centre of Kaunas.

If you do not have any money in Euro, you can exchange your money at a currency exchange office of Medicinos bankas at the Arrivals.

The bank is open every day from 5:00 a.m. till 01:00 a.m.

Then you can use one of the options for reaching VMU dormitory:

  • 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. You can check the bus route and exact timetables at: www.kvt.lt. Leave the bus at the stop “Kestucio” and go 50 m. the same street ahead – dormitory is located just on the right of the street.

Public transport tickets in Kaunas. You can buy a single-trip ticket from the driver (it would cost 0,70 EUR or 0,35 EUR with ISIC*). Please buy a ticket from the driver immediately after boarding the front door of the bus. Note that drivers do not carry cash with them for security reasons, so please be prepared to pay the exact amount of money. Be sure to save the validated ticket for the whole trip time.

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  • You can take a taxi near the airport. At the beginning of the trip we advise you to ask the driver for the price (may be charged about 17 EUR) and ask for a receipt.

Reaching VMU Dormitory from Kaunas Bus or Train Station

Kaunas bus and train stations are located on the same street (Vytauto pr.) as VMU Dormitory. You can use one of the options for reaching VMU dormitory:

  • Take any trolleybus in the stop “Gelezinkelio stotos” (near train station) and go 3 stops or “Autobusu stotis” (near the bus stations) and go 2 stops. Take off the trolleybus at the stop “Kestucio”. VMU Dormitory is in front of the trolleybus stop, on the other side of the street. The address of VMU Dormitory: Vytauto pr. 71.

Public transport tickets in Kaunas. You can buy a single-trip ticket from the driver (it would cost 0,70 EUR or 0,35 EUR with ISIC*). Please buy a ticket from the driver immediately after boarding the front door of the trolleybus. Note that drivers do not carry cash with them for security reasons, so please be prepared to pay the exact amount of money. Be sure to save the validated ticket for the whole trip time.

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    You can take a taxi:

    • Book the taxi using www.etaksi.lt/en. Departing from “Ciurlionio”, House: 16 (from train station) or “Vytauto pr.”, House: 24 (from bus station). The service may be charged about 1,45 EUR.
    • Take the taxi near the train or bus station. At the beginning of the trip we advise you to ask the driver for the price (may be charged from 1,45 to 4,35 EUR) and ask for a receipt.