How Much it Cost to Travel to Vilnius: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Dec 2023

Vilnius is pretty much a required stop for those touring the Baltic countries, and like Tallinn and Riga, it’s pleasantly affordable. In fact, the farther south you get in this region, the cheaper things get, so this is a stand-out budget destination. Vilnius is noticeably less touristy than Tallinn or Riga, even though it had more of a grand look to it. This means most things are priced for locals, and finding good deals on meals and drinks is very easy.

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Travel Costs to Vilnius

Population 540,000
Area 840,000
Timezone UTC+2
Currency Euro
Airports Vilnius Airport (VNO)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$58.71
1 USD = 0.9300 EUR
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What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Vilnius?

Vilnius Hotel Seasons

Vilnius Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar18.28 - 29.03
starstarstarstarstar29.03 - 51.61
starstarstarstarstar33.33 - 74.19
starstarstarstarstar53.76 - 116.13
starstarstarstarstar86.02 - 145.16

Vilnius Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed7.53 - 15.05

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Vilnius?

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Palace of the Grand Dukes of LithuaniaThis former royal residence is one of the few attractions in the area that isn't free.
Adults
Concessions
5.38
2.15
Funicular to the Vilnius CastleThis price is for a round-trip journey on the 35-second ride up the steep hill to the castle itself.
Adults
Children
6.45
3.23

What’s the average price of food and drink in Vilnius?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastYour hotel or hostel will probably include breakfast, but if not you should be able to find some budget choices by following the locals.4.30 - 6.45
Budget lunchThere are plenty of budget lunch options in Vilnius, including some hearty dumplings as well as sandwiches.6.45 - 10.75
Budget dinnerSit-down meals come in all price ranges so you have to search out the cheaper places, including pizza, kebabs, and Indian.8.60 - 16.13
Beer (.5L)The local lager called Švyturys tends to be cheap on tap, and it comes in several styles.2.15 - 4.30

What are the costs of transportation in Vilnius?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center20.43 - 32.26
Train from airport to city center0.00
Bus from airport to city center1.08
3km taxi ride in Vilnius3.23 - 5.38
Bus or trolley ride in Vilnius1.08 - 1.08
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When to visit Vilnius

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January26161.5
February29181.4
March38251.5
April51351.8
May65462.1
June70512.9
July72543.1
August71533.0
September62462.6
October50382.0
November38302.0
December31231.9

Vilnius Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:19am6:34pm
21 Jun4:42am10:00pm
21 Sep7:02am7:20pm
21 Dec8:40am3:54pm

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