Transport in Lithuania

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This article provides an overview of the transport infrastructure of Lithuania. For transport in the Soviet Union, see Transport in the Soviet Union.


Railway station in Vilnius

There is a total of 1,998 route km of railways, of which:

  • 1,807 km are broad gauge of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) – 122 km of which are electrified
  • 169 km are narrow gauge of 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in) – as of 2001
  • 22 km are standard gauge of 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

Rail links with adjacent countries[edit]

Lithuanian road system[edit]

Major highways in Lithuania
Lithuanian highways as a part of the Trans-European Network

total: 21,328.09 kilometres (13,252.66 mi)
paved: 12,912.22 km (8,023.28 mi)
unpaved: 8,415.87 km (5,229.38 mi)


Motorways most of route[edit]

Roads that are part of Via Baltica[edit]

Interbellum built highways[edit]

A road system[edit]

The A roads (Magistraliniai keliai) total 1,748.84 km (1,086.68 mi).



The are 600 kilometres (370 mi) that are perennially navigable.


In 1992, there were 105 km (65 mi) of crude oil pipelines, and 760 km (470 mi) of natural gas pipelines.

Ports and harbors[edit]

Sea ports[edit]

Klaipėda port

River ports[edit]

Merchant marine[edit]

The merchant marine consists of 47 ships of 1,000 GRT or over, together totaling 279,743 GRT/304,156 tonnes deadweight (DWT).

Ships by type: Cargo 25, Combination bulk 8, Petroleum tanker 2, Railcar carrier 1, Refrigerated cargo 6, Roll on/roll off 2, Short-sea passenger 3.

Note: These totals include some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Denmark 13 (2002 est.)


Vilnius International Airport

In Lithuania, there are four international airports:

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