About Vilnius

Being the geographical centre of Europe - Vilnius is never more than three hours away from any European destination by air, with an airport less than 15 minutes away from the city centre. The Railway and Bus Stations are located centrally with a fast and efficient public transport or taxi connection to the main city spots and hotels. The public transport system is both reliable and affordable.

Probably some of you already visited Vilnius. Here is more information about Lithuania: http://www.lithuania.travel/en-gb/

Passport, visa

Lithuania is a member of the European Union and the Schengen area. Visitors from the EU as well as from other 50 and more countries including Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States don’t require a visa to stay for up to 90 days within a six month period. A visa issued for any Schengen country is also valid in Lithuania.

Please check here if you need a visa to Lithuania.

Citizens of other states should apply to Lithuanian diplomatic missions or consular offices for a Schengen or national visa. Consular fees are charged for examining visa applications.

Currency and payments

Euro – official currency of Lithuania. On 1 January 2015, Lithuania became the 19th full-fledged member of the Eurozone, which uses the euro as the single currency of the European Union.

Foreign currencies can be easily exchanged in banks. ATMs can be found in all parts of the city. Cash withdrawals may be made using your credit card. The logos of accepted cards are shown besides the machine. Most internationally recognized bank credit cards are accepted and widely used in all hotels, restaurants and shopping malls where such methods of payment are indicated by the entrance.