Coastline walk 2017 | Arrival
The now-legendary Coastline Walk is once more inviting everybody to challenge themselves. Its third incarnation is different though - it is even grander, bigger and a lot more fun! Put your strength to the test, discover the beautiful nature of the Curonian Spit and experience sweet fatigue after conquering a long-distance walk! Everyone will be able to choose their own challenge, as Coastline Walk 2017 proposes 5 routes: 12 ½ km in one go, 25 km in half a day, 50 km in a day, 50 km in a night, 100 km in 24 hours.
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Arrival

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If you are travelling from abroad, we recommend using an online platform www.kiwi.com to find a flight which suits you best – choose Palanga, Kaunas, Riga or Vilnius as your travel destination.

 

Palanga International Airport (PLQ)

Duration of the trip – 1 hour
Direct bus services from Palanga Airport to Klaipėda Bus Station.
Routes, timetables and tickets – www.autobusubilietai.lt

Duration of the trip – 1 hour
The bus no. 100 from Palanga Airport Terminal to Klaipėda Bus Station. You can purchase the ticket from the driver.
Timetable – www.stops.ltArrival scheme

For more information, go to www.palanga-airport.lt

 

Kaunas International Airport (KUN)

Duration of the trip – 2,5 hours
Express bus services from Kaunas Airport to Klaipėda.
Timetables and online tickets – www.airport-bus.lt.

Duration of the trip – 3 hours
Direct bus services from Kaunas Airport to Klaipėda (Akropolis Shopping Centre).
Timetables and tickets – www.ollex.lt.

Duration of the trip – 3,5 hours
A trip from Kaunas Airport to Klaipėda with a change of buses.
Routes, timetables and tickets – www.autobusubilietai.lt.

For more information, go to www.kaunas-airport.lt

 

Riga International Airport (RIX)

Duration of the trip – 4 hours
Direct bus services from Riga Airport to Klaipėda.
Online tickets – www.airport-bus.lt.

Duration of the trip – 4 hours
Direct bus services from Riga Airport to Klaipėda Bus Station.
Timetables and tickets – www.ollex.lt.

For more information, go to www.riga-airport.com

 

Vilnius International Airport (VNO)

Duration of the trip – 3,5 hours
Express bus services from Vilnius Airport to Klaipėda.
Timetables and online tickets – www.airport-bus.lt

Duration of the trip – 4 hours
Express bus services from Vilnius Airport to Klaipėda (Akropolis Shopping Centre).
Timetables and tickets – www.ollex.lt.

Duration of the trip – 4 hours or more
Direct bus services from Vilnius Airport to Klaipėda Bus Station.
Routes, timetables and tickets – www.autobusubilietai.lt

Duration of the trip – 4 hours
A train trip from Vilnius Airport to Klaipėda Railway Station with a change of trains in Vilnius Railway Station.
Timetables and tickets – www.traukiniobilietas.lt

For more information, go to www.vilnius-airport.lt

 

For additional information, please contact Klaipėda Tourism and Culture Information Centre – www.klaipedainfo.lt.

By train

You can reach Klaipėda by train.

Information about trains, timetables, prices and online tickets can be found here – www.traukiniobilietas.lt.

 

By bus

Klaipėda can also be easily reached by bus from all the bigger Lithuanian cities.

Information about buses, timetables, prices and online tickets is available here – www.autobusubilietai.lt.

 

By bus from abroad

If you are travelling from abroad and would like to reach Klaipėda by bus, you can find information about international bus services on:

  • The web page of Klaipėda Bus Park  – www.klap.lt
  • The web page of an international coach operator ‘Ecolines’ – www.ecolines.net
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ARRIVAL FROM KLAIPEDA

Everyone coming to the start zone in Smiltyne from Klaipeda is entitled to a
free ferry transfer with their Coastline ticket from the Old Ferry Terminal (North Horn) (GPS: 55.706431, 21.123191).

We highly recommend participants to leave their personal vehicles in the recomended parking zones in Klaipeda and use pedestrians only the Old Ferry Terminal for the transfer.

Ferry schedule has been adjusted to be more frequent:

  • First ferry from the Old Ferry Terminal departs at 6.30 AM
  • During the peak time (9.00-12.00 AM) ferries will circuit more often to satisfy demands of participants
  • Last ferry from Smiltyne to Klaipeda is to depart at 11.15 PM on 13th of May, next departure is scheduled for 1.15 AM and 5.15 AM

The registration and starting zone in Smiltynė
Smiltynės Street 13, Klaipėda, Lithuania
GPS: 55.705708, 21.112600

ARRIVAL FROM NIDA SIDE

To all of you coming from Nida side of the Curonian Spit the best and most reliable way to get to the start zone in Smiltyne is public transport.
Nida-Smiltyne bus will be on a more frequent and early schedule on the day of the event and will take you to the start zone exactly.

Bus schedule and tickets are available to purchase online.

ARRIVAL BY CAR

We have to warn everyone decided to use their own cars to get to the start zone in Smiltyne. The number of parking spots around that area is highly limited thus trafic jamms and lack of parking vacancies is highly expected from the early hours of the event. In order to avoid being late and stuck in trafic we suggest leaving cars as far as possible from the start zone.