So, you have decided to hit the road and visit Kaliningrad. It might be worth keeping in mind that Kaliningrad is a special region and therefore we recommend that you read this information.
In fact, getting to Kaliningrad is as easy as getting to any other Russian city. Once you have your Russian visa in hand and your passport, your only task would be choosing a route and a transport means. There are several options to get to Kaliningrad.
We will tell you about a few of them and we hope it will help you to choose the best way.
By carThere are several border crossing points. From the Polish direction: Mamonovo - I and Mamоnovo - II, Bagrationovsk and Gusev. From the Lithuanian direction: Sovyetsk, Cherny-shevskoe and Morskoye (on the Curonian Spit). You will need Russian visa.
We arrange passenger transfers by car from/to Kaliningrad to/from any destination point in Eu-rope. Comfortable coaches and minibuses are waiting for their passengers!
The distance from Kaliningrad to the major European cities is relatively short: 350 km to Riga and Vilnius, 400 km to Warsaw, 600 km to Berlin, 650 km to Stockholm, 680 km to Copenha-gen, 850 km to Oslo, 900 km to Prague, Vienna, Budapest, and Helsinki; 1000 km to Bonn, 1200 km to Belgrade, Bucharest, Amsterdam, and Brussels; 1289 km to Moscow.
By planeKaliningrad has a small international airport, so you may need to fly into Riga (Latvia), Gdansk or Warsaw (Poland) and then to Kaliningrad by Air Baltic ( Latvian airlines) or LOT (Polish Air-lines). This is the easiest way to get into Kaliningrad by plane. There are also several daily flights from Moscow and St Petersburg.
Upon your request, we can arrange a return 'airport-hotel-airport' transfer, which is moneywise and help you save on your travel costs, especially if you are travelling in groups and share transfer expenses.
By trainYou can get on a train to Kaliningrad in Berlin-Lichtenberg, Germany and in Gdansk, Poland, Otherwise, if you are already in Russia, there are rail connections with Kaliningrad from Moscow and St.-Petersburg.
By busIt's probably one of the best travel options. Getting to Kaliningrad by bus is easy and quite cheap. Regular bus connections are available from a great number of locations in Europe:
• Hannover, Bremen, Bremenhafen, Stuttgart, Essen, Freiburg, Heillbronn in Germany;
• Warsaw, Gdansk in Poland;
• Vilnius, Klaipeda in Lithuania.