Vilnius - Post Report Question and Answers

Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?

Yes, very safe and affordable. - Feb 2021

Yes, affordable and safe. - Sep 2020

Yes. Uber and Bolt are great and super cheap. - Oct 2019

Yes, to both. I had heard buses were crowded and unpleasant, but I have found them inexpensive and efficient and so I use them. Taxis also are inexpensive and convenient--several taxi apps make it easy to order one. Strangely (to me) it is cheaper to call/order one than to hail one on the street, so even if there is a taxi sitting right there, people call or order on an app. You can choose the luxury level of your taxi too if you order online. - Mar 2017

Yes. Phone apps to order taxis work really well. Cheaper and more reliable than catching a ride on the street. - Mar 2017

There are not not many train connections, but there is great bus service to Riga, Tallinn, etc. Taxis are good and generally safe, but call in advance or use etaksi. lt beats hailing a cab on the street at double the price. - Aug 2015

Yes, yes, and yes...there is a very good bus system, and it is easy to get around. - Jun 2013

Yes, although there are some TB concerns with buses. The trains here are not linked to the rest of the European network and while people do use them for tourism in-country, it is usually most convenient to drive. - Feb 2011

The buses and taxis are affordable and safe. - May 2009

The buses are VERY crowded during the workdays. Taxis are usually safe, but Lithuania has the worst drivers in the EU, and also the highest pedestrian deaths in the EU. - Nov 2008

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