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Public transport

KAUNAS PUBLIC TRANSPORT: a comprehensive network of buses and trolleybuses is at your service in Kaunas. Two types of tickets are available: a  single use paper ticket and E-ticket (monthly, 92-day pass,  365-day pass or 1095-day pass). Trolleybuses and buses run from 4.30 a.m. until 10.30 p.m. Payments for Kaunas city public transport are made with the help of non-contact electronic ticket (CARD) system. You may transfer different sums of money from your e-purse onto the CARD  and/or pay for certain kinds of e-ticket  periodically. You may buy the CARD at the newspaper stands or in the places marked by the special sign “Kauno Viešasis Transportas” (KVT) (Kaunas Public Transport). You must always have your card when getting on the means of transport. You may check Kaunas public transport routes and schedules on the website

Download the Trafi app for real-time traffic and timetables and Žiogas app for purchasing (cheaper) tickets. The latter is super-fast and convenient!

Kaunas city public transport service centre is located at Laisvės al. 114, Kaunas (opposite the E. Ožeškienė st. stop)

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-6.30pm. (without a lunch break, an hour shorter on the eve of holidays).

BUS TO THE AIRPORT: Kaunas International Airport (Karmelava) – is located 15 km northeast of Kaunas city. Bus No. 29 regularly runs from the airport terminal to the city centre. If you come to Kaunas late in the evening, for your convenience the bus No. 29 will wait for you and take you to Kaunas. Every day the bus from Kaunas Airport only leaves after the last plane lands. Useful information: please buy a ticket from the driver immediately after boarding the vehicle. Please be prepared to pay the exact amount of money – 1 Eur. Paper tickets purchased from the driver must not be validated using ticket punchers. You can find bus No. 29 routes and timetables.

Taxis at the airport are available and the price to the city centre is about 20-25 EUR. Taxis can be found and hired directly from outside the airport terminal building. 

TAXI: can be hailed on the streets, called by phone or using a mobile App. 

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These are the key tips for navigating the city with ease. For a variety of additional convenient transportation options to Kaunas and for exploring the city, please refer to the Arrival to Kaunas section.


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