Public transportation in Lithuania
You can find train and bus networks connecting almost all living places from the smallest to the biggest in Lithuania. Bigger city like Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai, Panevezys, Utena, Marijampole, Alytus have their own bus networks.
The best "indoor" networks can be found in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda. Public transportation isn't cheap in Lithuania. It is however highly recommended to get a car for better connections in the country.
Intercity buses in Lithuania
Almost every place has a bus station in Lithuania. From there go many buses to different places. From the smallest towns, you can have one or two departures per day, and conversely one or two arrivals per day. To travel from Vilnius to Klaipeda, Kaunas, Siauliai, Panevezys, Utena, Alytus, Marijampole or from these cities to Vilnius, there are many departures per day, the journey is really fast.
If you are a student, you can benefit from 50 to 80% discount on your ticket fare upon presentation of your student card.
Intercity trains in Lithuania
Trains tend to run less frequently than buses in Lithuania. Note that in spite of a good network, not all towns and cities have train stations.
As mentionned above, the biggest lithuanian cities have good bus networks. But not all areas are served by bus.
Students and elderly people can benefit from 50 to 80% discount on the bus ticket fare.
In Vilnius: www.vap.lt
In Kaunas: http://transportas.kaunas.lt/
In Klaipeda: http://www.klap.lt/
Owning a car in Lithuania
The best way to get anywhere you want in lithuania is owning your own car. You can find many car dealers in the country. You can get a new car or a second-hand car for relatively good prices.
You can find many official car dealers of manfacturers like Audi, Volkswagen, Seat, Jaguar, Land Rover, SAAB, Renault, Peugeot, BMW, Subaru, Nissan, Infinity, Lexus, Mitsubishi, Mercedes-Benz in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai and Panevezys. or www.autoplius.lt
Official dealers lists:
There are second-hand car markets in Kaunas, Marijampole, Utena, Taurage and Vilnius.
You can also find second-hand car classified ads on the Internet at: www.autogidas.lt
Guide section: Transports
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