Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius (April 1, 2020)

Location:  Lithuania

Event:

The Government of Lithuania has banned all passenger air and ferry travel effective April 4 except for the Kiel to Klaipeda ferry service.  If you are considering a return to the United States, please do not delay.

Please continue to pass the word about Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). Interested citizens can enroll at https://step.state.gov/ .

For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please write or call (consec@state.gov ; +370-5-266-5600 during working hours 10-12, 14-16 Monday through Friday).

 

UPDATE ON FLIGHTS AND FERRIES:  April 1 AND LATER

Vilnius Airport

  • Belavia’s flight from Vilnius to Minsk (last one):
    – April 1: B2804 departs Vilnius at 18:40, arrives Minsk at 19:15
  • Charter flights on Avion Express (tickets for this flight can be booked through Kidy Tour at: +370 5 207 8070, info@kidytour.lt or https://www.kidytour.lt/backhome):
    – April 3: Vilnius – London to be confirmed
    X9802 flight from London Stansted to Vilnius will depart at 19:00.
Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights:

Vilnius Airport

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights:

  • April 12: LOT, Vilnius to Warsaw
  • April 17: Turkish Airlines, Vilnius to Istanbul
  • April 20: Lufthansa, Vilnius to Frankfurt
  • April 20: Scandinavian Airlines, Vilnius to Stockholm and Copenhagen
  • April 20: Brussels Airlines, Vilnius to Brussels
  • April 25: Ukrainian Airlines, Vilnius to Kyiv
  • April 25: Austrian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Vienna
  • May 1: Norwegian, Vilnius to Oslo
  • May 1: Air Baltic, Vilnius to Riga and other destinations
  • May 1: Wizzair, from Vilnius to multiple destinations
  • May 1: Aeroflot, from Vilnius to Moscow
  • May 8 (possibly June): Ryanair, from Vilnius to multiple destinations
  • July 1: Finnair, from Vilnius to Helsinki

Kaunas Airport

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights:

  • April 13: LOT, Kaunas to Warsaw
  • May 1: Wizzair, from Kaunas to multiple destinations
  • May 2: Norwegian, Kaunas to Oslo
  • May 8 (possibly June): Ryanair, from Kaunas to multiple destinations

Palanga Airport

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights:

  • April 20: Scandinavian Airlines, Palanga to Copenhagen
  • May 1: Norwegian, Palanga to Oslo
  • May 1: Air Baltic, Palanga to Riga
  • May 9 (possibly June): Ryanair, from Palanga to London Stansted and Dublin
  • July 1: LOT, Palanga to Warsaw

Klaipėda – Ferries

DFDS ferry is scheduled to operate the following service:

  • DFDS ferry Klaipeda – Kiel, departing Klaipeda at 22:00
  • DFDS ferry Klaipeda –Karlshamn, departing Klaipeda at 21:00 (up to April 3)

Actions to Take:

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