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How to get from Kaunas Airport to City Centre

The historic city of Kaunas is located in Lithuania and is the perfect place to soak up the local culture. At its heart, you will find Kaunas Castle, a museum filled with historic artefacts and displays. In Old Town, you can enjoy an afternoon browsing the incredible European architecture of the Gothic Hanseatic House of Perkūnas and the infamous Kaunas Cathedral Basilica.

There are two different ways to get from Kaunas Airport to the city centre; taxi or bus. Taking an airport taxi is the quickest option, with a journey time of 20 minutes and a cost of around €20. The public transport option, number 29G bus will take longer, at 40 minutes journey time, but will cost just €1 per person.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €20 20min 24/7
Bus €2 40min 05:28–00:10

How to get from Kaunas Airport to the city centre by taxi

For a quick and easy transfer from Kaunas Airport to the city, you can take a taxi. The 14 km journey time in an airport taxi will be just 20 minutes.

How much is a taxi from Kaunas Airport to city centre?

There are no set fares for taking a taxi from Kaunas Airport. The cost of your journey from Kaunas Airport to the city centre will be around €20, but this will depend heavily on traffic levels and your exact destination in the city. For a fair and set fare you’ll know in advance, we suggest pre-booking your transfers with Welcome Pickups.



Trip Duration

20 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 from Kaunas Airport.

Where can I get a taxi at Kaunas Airport?

Taxis are readily available from right outside the Arrivals Hall at Kaunas Airport. You will see the taxi rank as you exit the building.


The quickest way to get directly from the door of the airport to the door of your hotel is to take a taxi. The journey time will be a quick 20 minutes and you can relax the entire way, knowing all your personal belongings and travel companions are safe.

Editor’s Note

If you don't have cash with you, you can pay by card at the taxi kiosk inside the airport, and then walk up to your taxi. However, this service is usually more expensive.

Useful Tips

You can bring up to 3 passengers in a standard Kaunas Airport taxi.
Be sure to have cash in the local currency to pay for your taxi.
Tipping your driver for a journey as short as this one isn't expected.

How to get from Kaunas Airport to city centre by bus

The 29G bus runs from Kaunas Airport to the city between the hours of 05:28 and 00:10. the journey on the bus will take around 40 minutes.

How much is the bus from Kaunas Airport to the city centre?

The cost of a single ticket on the 29G bus will be €1. This is payable to the driver in the exact change as you get on the bus. If you plan to travel by public transport a lot during your stay, you may benefit from purchasing a re-loadable Kaunas city e-card for €1,50. It’s worth exploring your ticket options.



Trip Duration

40 Min.

*There's an average wait time of 30 minutes for the 29G bus.

Value for Money

The 29G bus runs from 05:28 to 00:10 during the week and 06:18 to 22:40 on Sundays.

Where do I find the bus at Kaunas Airport?

To find the 29G bus stop, you will need to exit the airport and walk along the main road to your left. Here you will find the covered bus stop for the 29G bus to Kaunas. The bus terminates at the Railway Station downtown, but depending on your accommodation, you may need to disembark sooner.


If you’re travelling light, taking the bus is a great budget option. However, once you reach the city centre of Kaunas, you will need to find alternate transport to reach your hotel or apartment, which adds effort, time and cost to your journey.


Editor’s Note

Although the 29G bus is available on Sundays, the hours are greatly reduced; be sure to check this against your flight’s arrival, before planning your journey.

Useful Tips

Be sure to bring exact change to pay for the bus.
You will need to enter the bus through the front door and exit through the middle doors.
There's limited luggage storage on the bus, try to travel light.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Kaunas Airport to the city centre?

There are two different ways to get from Kaunas Airport to the city centre; taxi or bus. The public 29G bus takes 40 minutes to reach Kaunas and costs €1 per person, while an airport taxi takes just 20 minutes to reach the city and costs €20.

How far is Kaunas Airport from the city centre?

The distance from Kaunas Airport to the city is 14 km. It will take 20 minutes to get there if you take an airport taxi or private transfer and 40 minutes if you take the public 29G bus.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Kaunas Airport to the city centre?

The average cost of a taxi from Kaunas Airport to the city centre is €20. However, as this isn’t an officially fixed fare, it’s subject to change. For a competitive set fare you can count on, why not pre-book your airport transfer with Welcome Pickups?

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