Travel information

ARRIVING BY PLANE
Direct Ryanair and Wizz Air flights to Kaunas are available from 17 European airports – you can check schedules and changes www.kaunas-airport.lt. Bus No. 29 connects Kaunas International Airport with the city centre. The journey takes about 45 minutes with the bus timetable being coordinated with flight schedules. A taxi service is available for those who need a speedier transfer. There are also buses from Kaunas International Airport to Vilnius, Klaipėda, Riga and Minsk.

ARRIVING BY BUS
Local and international bus transfers are provided by Kautra, Eurolines, Ecolines and TOKS. Timetables: www.autobusubilietai.lt.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN
Kaunas can be reached easily by train from both Lithuanian and international cities (a new route Kaunas – Bialystok, Poland). The railway station is in a convenient location as it takes barely 15 minutes on foot to reach the central city street (Laisvės Alėja; Liberty Avenue). You can purchase train tickets online www.traukiniobilietas.lt.

KAUNAS PUBLIC TRANSPORT: buses, trolleybuses and minibuses. There is two types of tickets: A single use paper ticket and E-ticket (periodic for 3, 7, 30 or 92 days). 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 (of 3, 7, 30 and 92 days) 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.

Useful information: if you do not have an e-card with payment for e-ticket, you may buy a single-use ticket from the driver. Please buy the single-use ticket from the driver immediately after getting on the means of transport. Please note that drivers do not have cash due to safety issues; thus, be prepared to pay the exact sum of money for the ticket (1 EUR). The tickets purchased from the driver do not have to be validated by a ticket puncher. Passengers must get on the bus through the front door and validate e-tickets or buy a single-use ticket from the driver. If there is a possibility, you should get off the bus through the back/middle door. You may check Kaunas public transport routes and schedules on the website www.stops.lt/kaunas

ROUTE TAXI: Route taxi passengers can use the Kaunas‘s card filled with single-use electronic tickets to pay for public transportation. Passengers, paying for the trip by single-use electronic tickets, during 30 minutes from the first card check at vehicle can change the vehicle – take a route taxi, a bus or a trolleybus. If you take a bus or trolleybus, and later on continue your trip by the route taxi, the total price for the trip is 1 Euro. You do need to pay extra when transferring from the route taxi to bus or trolleybus. The only requirement is that every time you have to check your card by touching the ticket scanning machine. The constant route taxi passengers can get a monthly ticket. It is important to know that this monthly ticket does not allow taking a city buses or trolleybuses. It is only valid at the municipal route taxis (routes numbered 51-57).

BUS TO THE AIRPORT: Kaunas International Airport (Karmelava) – is located 15 km north east of Kaunas City. Bus No. 29 regularly runs from the airport terminal to the city centre. The route of bus No. 29 connects Kaunas Airport with Kaunas city. If you come to Kaunas late in the evening, for your convenience the bus No. 29 or No. 29E (late night express bus) 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 the bus No. 29 or No. 29E (routes and timetables: www.stops.lt/kaunas/#bus/29

Taxis 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. We recommend “Smart taxi“ which can be called on tel. 1821 or +370 37 29 1821 or ordered online http://www.smarttaxi.lt .

TAXIS: can be hailed on the streets, called by phone or using mobile App. The average price for one kilometer by taxi is 0,70 EUR.

VISAS AND INVITATION LETTERS
Please note that EEEDN 2018 Conference Secretariat is not responsible for issuing visas. However, if you need an invitation letter for visa application, please contact Conference Secretariat at registrations@eeednconference.com. We recommend taking care of your visa procedure at least 4 weeks before the Conference.

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