Ways to get to Minsk from Vilnius
Vilnius is perhaps the most popular city in the near abroad, the way to which every second Belarusian knows. For some, this is a city for a short rest, for others - one of the points of the route. Indeed, from Vilnius you can often find cheap tickets for low-cost airlines and travel around Europe. But still, we decided to put together all the options get to Minsk from Vilnius and return. Just in case, suddenly someone will come in handy! And before that, you can browse guide to Vilnius. Let's look at the material:
Those who own a car do not miss the opportunity to go for a walk in the Lithuanian capital and return to Minsk on it.
You need to drive only 180 km - for an experienced driver - not a problem. Along the way, you can visit Oshmyany and Krevo, you will also find a lot of interesting things there.
If there is no car, but public transport does not suit you, rent a car for the duration of the trip. Where and for how much, read here.
The second most frequent travel option on the Vilnius Minsk route is by bus. The bus schedule cannot but rejoice - flights are carried out quite often and do not shock with the cost. You can leave Vilnius for Minsk by bus daily, 3 times a day. For example, Ecolines will take you for 24-30 rubles (about 10-13 euros). The bus journey takes about 5 hours. Ecolines has sales during which you can buy a ticket for a couple of euros and arrange an unplanned weekend for yourself.
You can find other carriers on Busfor and choose a suitable departure time.
You can get from Minsk to Vilnius (and back) by train. There are both direct and passing trains on the route. The cheapest tickets in a common carriage or reserved seat will cost about 10-13 euros. In a fast train, which takes 2,5-3 hours, the ticket price is slightly higher - from 17 euros per seat.
A more expensive option is the Vilnius-Minsk plane. An air ticket can be bought for 45 euros from Belavia for a direct flight lasting 35 minutes.
Random fellow travelers will help you overcome the kilometers between the above-mentioned capitals. You can find a car that is on the way with you through the already well-known Bla Bla Car.
Tourists are carried not only by buses, trains and planes - minibuses are also in service. For a one-way trip, they charge from 10 euros or more, depending on the route. Pick up from the train station or airport and go to Minsk, where there are also several drop-off points for passengers.
If you rarely travel, you may find our tourist tips.