Fast Facts about Lithuania

European Union membership: since 2004
Official language: Lithuanian, with English and Russian widely spoken
Currency: Euro €
Country dialing code: 00370 or +370
Emergency number: 112
Vilnius tourist information:

Getting to Vilnius

The main airports are in the cities of Vilnius and Kaunas (Kaunas is about 110 km from Vilnius). Direct flights are available from all major international hubs in Europe as well as from any larger city via one connecting flight to those hubs.  More information is available on the Vilnius Airport website or the Kaunas Airport website.

Vilnius can be reached easily by train from many international cities. The 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 center. One 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 Latvia, Poland, Estonia, Russia, etc. Please find bus routes and purchase tickets on the Lux Express website, Eurolines website and Ecolines website.

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!

A2B Taxi – +370 626 66667 or 1666


How to Reach Conference Venue?

Electric Scooters

The most popular way to travel around Vilnius Old Town is to rent an electric scooter. Find a scooter nearby with Bitybee or BOLT APP
How to start: 1. download the CityBee or BOLT mobile app 2. find a scooter nearby

Uber is operating in 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.

Public Transportation
You can reach Vilnius Old Town, your hotel and Conference Venue by bus or trolleybus.

We recommend using Trafi APP to find public transportation routes.
If you prefer not to download an APP you might find this trip planning page helpful.

Please keep in mind, that you might need to change a bus or trolley at some point.

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