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Šeštokai Railway Station
Šeštokai Railway Station
Coat of arms of Šeštokai
Coat of arms
Šeštokai is located in Lithuania
Location of Šeštokai
Coordinates: 54°22′0″N 23°26′0″E / 54.36667°N 23.43333°E / 54.36667; 23.43333Coordinates: 54°22′0″N 23°26′0″E / 54.36667°N 23.43333°E / 54.36667; 23.43333
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Dzūkija
County Alytus County COA.png Alytus County
Municipality Lazdijai district municipality
Eldership Šeštokai eldership
Capital of Šeštokai eldership
Population (2001)
 • Total 755
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Šeštokai is a small town in southern Lithuania. It is a transshipment hub and railway junction which used to have the break-of-gauge between (1435 mm/1520 mm) before the inauguration of Rail Baltica, which has brought standard gauge all the way to Kaunas.