Kaunas International Airport is located in the small town of Karmelava, 14 km north of Kaunas city centre. It is the second largest airport in Lithuania after Vilnius Airport.
Kaunas Airport has only one terminal. The main carrier of the airport is the low cost airline Ryanair that has its base here.
The Kaunas airport is categorised by the International Air Transport Association with the airport code ‘KUN’.
The official website of the airport is www.kaunas-airport.lt.
From the airport to Kaunas
The cheapest way to get to Kaunas is to take a bus. Moreover, it is the only public transport linking Kaunas Airport with the city centre.
At the terminal exit, turn left and walk about 80 metres forward until you come across a bus stop. From here you will take bus No.29 towards the city, with its terminus being Kaunas Railway Station. The bus also stops at the Kaunas bus station along the way.
The cost of a one-way ticket is €1. Tickets can be purchased at the terminal building (sales pavilion Narvesen) or from the driver. Travel time will take about 30 minutes.
It is noteworthy that the same bus, only under the number 29E, runs at night. However, it has a limited number of stops and departs only with the last trip.
From Kaunas Airport to other cities
Express buses of several companies stop at Kaunas Airport terminal. They can take you not only to big Lithuanian cities like Vilnius and Klaipeda, but also to capitals of Lithuania’s neighbours Minsk and Riga. Departure times for some carriers are linked to low-cost Ryanair flights.
More information is available on Kaunas Airport website.