Palanga International Airport is located in the western part of Lithuania near the Baltic Sea. The distance from the airport to the centre of Palanga is 6 km, to Klaipeda 30 km. It is the third largest passenger traffic airport in the country after Vilnius and Kaunas airports.
Palanga Airport serves Lithuanian seaside resorts and partly Latvian and consists of two terminals – North and South, which are connected by short passages.
However, the airport itself is small, oriented towards European short and medium-range routes. Scheduled flights from Palanga Airport are operated by AirBaltic, LOT, SAS, Ryanair and Wizz Air, among others.
The airport is classified by the International Air Transport Association as ‘PLQ’.
The official website of the airport is www.palanga-airport.lt.
From the airport to Palanga and Klaipeda
The only public transport connecting Palanga Airport with the city of the same name and Klaipeda is bus No.100.
The bus stop is just outside the terminal. Passing through Palanga (with a stop at the city bus station), bus No.100 finishes its route at the bus station in Klaipeda, making three stops in the city at Ligonines, Liepojos and Universiteto streets. Travel time will be 35 minutes.
You can buy tickets from the driver. The fare is €2. The bus line schedule is linked to the flight schedule.
As for taxi services, a ride to Palanga costs €5 (a 10-minute ride) and to Klaipeda €20 (a 30-minute ride). Parking is available near the airport terminal.
From the airport to Liepaja
FlyBus lines connect Palanga Airport with the Latvian port city Liepaja. The fare is €8 per person. Tickets can be bought in advance on the carrier’s website – www.flybus.lv. Buses do not run every day (!) and departure times also vary.