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Flights to Kaunas

Visiting Lithuania's second city is simple, with a variety of flights available from UK airports. Anyone who wants to pay Kaunas a visit can reach the city in around two hours 40 minutes, and they can do so very affordably thanks to budget flights from operators like Ryanair.

Which is the main airport in Kaunas?

There is only one arrival point for flights to Kaunas. Kaunas Airport is Lithuania's second busiest, and it is only nine miles outside the city centre, making transfers relatively quick. Travellers can choose to take the 29 bus from outside the terminal, which runs into central Kaunas, taking 30 to 40 minutes. Express buses are also available to Vilnius. In that case, expect journey times of 90 minutes.

Which airlines offer flights to Kaunas?

Ryanair is easily the biggest operator on routes between the UK and Kaunas. The Irish budget airline runs regular services from London Luton, Bristol, London Stansted and Edinburgh. Wizz Air also offers flights from London Luton., so visitors won't lack choice.

Why travel by plane to Kaunas?

Flying is easily the best way to travel between the UK and Kaunas. For starters, flights to this elegant Lithuanian city only take around two hours 40 minutes (or four hours if travellers choose to include a stopover). Flights leave every day from a variety of UK airports, and morning and evening departures should be available. So, flights will fit into almost anyone's travel schedule. Thanks to airlines like Ryanair and Wizz Air, prices will be very affordable. And when flights land, Kaunas Airport has efficient onward transport links, both to Kaunas itself and to Vilnius. Generally, flying to Kaunas is faster and much more convenient than other transport options.

Before you travel to Kaunas by plane - good to know!

Kaunas may be eclipsed by Vilnius in the public's mind, but this Lithuanian destination has a lot for tourists to discover. Getting around is easy as the city centre is compact and walkable, while services like CityBee and Kaunas Bike offer bike rental alternatives. Riding the aliakalnis Funicular railway is a great starting point, providing panoramic views across the city. After that, be sure to visit the folk exhibits at the City Museum, the M.K. Ciurlionis Art Museum and the sombre Vytautas the Great War Museum. The Sugihara House is a more off-beat attraction, commemorating a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of lives during the German occupation.

How to Get to Kaunas by Plane

There are regular flights to Kaunas from the UK. London City Airport offers frequent direct flights to the city. Kaunas International Airport is the main facility to serve the region and is situated 14 kilometres from the city centre. It is well-connected by public transport. There are frequent shuttle bus services between the airport, the city centre and a few select hotels in the region. Ryanair, Wizz Air, Air Baltic, Norwegian Air and Ukraine International Airlines are the main flight providers serving the bustling city of Kaunas.


Home to fabulous historical attractions, interesting cultural festivities and excellent nightlife options, Kaunas is a wonderful city to visit year-round. Step back in time by entering the Old Town, which dates back to the 12th century. With a superb mix of churches, cathedrals, museums and palaces, the Old Town is a must-see attraction to discover the rich history and architectural beauty of the city. Whereas, the city centre is filled with modern galleries, theatres and amazing cafes and restaurants, offering authentic Lithuanian experience. Trakai, a beautiful historical settlement surrounded by lakes, and Kaunas Botanical Garden, featuring an abundance of medicinal herbs and decorative plants, are other popular attractions worth seeing in the city.

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