For those arriving from abroad, the following airlines are flying to Vilnius airport from major cities in Europe: Ryanair, Wizz Air, Airbaltic, Norwegian, Lufthansa, LOT, Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Aeroflot, Turkish Airlines, Finnair, Ukrainian Airlines and Belavia. More information about Vilnius airport including available transportation services can be found HERE.
For those who will travel to the festival right after landing in Vilnius airport we suggest to use a shuttle train service that takes you to Vilnius train station in 7 min. From there you can get on a 1-hour train to the festival.
As place is accessible by train we would recommend to choose TRAIN travel. There are 5 trains per day going from VILNIUS train station direction IGNALINA / TURMANTAS. You need to get off the train at ŽEIMENA station (11 stops) and continue on foot or taxi. The distance between train station and festival is 4,5 km. To reach the place walking would take around 50 min on a forest trail and gravel road. There will be two 8 seated taxi vans operating between ŽEIMENA train station and festival’s area.
Train travel time is 1 hour 11 minutes. Train tickets can be ordered online HERE, or purchased at the cashier in Vilnius train station just before departure or even on the train. There is additional fee of 1,45 Eur when buying ticket on the train. A good advice for locals is to take a bicycle on train (costs 1,60 Eur extra) to reach your final destination faster.
Train schedule from Vilnius train station to Žeimena:
05:42 – 06:55; 07:40 – 08:53; 11:45 – 12:57; 15:10 – 16:19; 16:31 – 17:45; 17:34 – 18:45; 19:43 – 20:54.
Train schedule from Žeimena station to Vilnius:
06:25 – 07:38; 07:18 – 08:30; 10:28 – 11:39; 13:19 – 14:27; 17:14 – 18:25; 19:07 – 20:13.
Here is a short video “how to arrive by train” that might be helpful:
Lithuanian Railways company offers 30% discount for those traveling by train. To be able to apply the discount and travel cheaper you will need to present the ticket of the festival or the control wristlet (going back) at the moment you’ll buy train tickets. Discounted train tickets can be as well ordered online using this code: BRAILLESATELLITE20
Discount applies for Vilnius-Žeimena and Žeimena-Vilnius route, travelling from 16th to 20th of July. You can present your festival ticket in the phone or on the paper to get the discount.
For those who don’t like to walk there will be taxi vans (up to 8 persons each) operating between train station and festival area. As well, taxi cars will be able to take you wherever you need during the festival. The prices are negotiable and depends on the distance. Going from train station to the festival should not cost more than 2 Eur per person.
Vaidotas: +370 622 24155
more numbers later
For those who go by CAR the map showing the way from Vilnius is HERE
You need to take the road No. 102 direction ŠVENČIONYS. The road is going through NEMENČINĖ (24 km) and PABRADĖ (47 km) towns. After you’ll pass Pabradė town continue on the road 102 for about 26 km until you see the sign ‘SARIAI’. It is where you need turn left off the road 102. After made a left turn to Sariai, cross the town keeping on a main road. The dirt road will start right after you leave Sariai town. Continue for about 3 km, until you reach the cross with two signs: ‘LAUŽĖNAI 0,5’ to the left and ‘GRYBŲ VS. 0,5’ to the right. Take a right turn. That cross looks like this in summer time:
Turn right to Grybų vs. as a sign will indicate, and continue for about 500 m until you reach your destination.
Total distance from Vilnius 78 km
Coordinates of the festival: 55.085946, 25.989184