Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius (May 29, 2020)

Location:  Lithuania

Events:

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Update

The Lithuanian government has extended the quarantine to June 11. Some restrictions have been lifted.  More flights are availableout of Vilnius Check our travel updates below.

Travelers connecting through Frankfurt now can stay at any hotel in the area for their overnight stay. They may have to pick up their bags and recheck them the next morning. Please confirm with the airline company.

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UPDATE ON FLIGHTS AND FERRIES: MAY 29 AND LATER

Vilnius Airport.

Daily – Air Baltic flight BT344 departing to Riga at 14:05.*
Daily – Air Baltic flight BT335 departing to Tallinn at 19:00.*
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays – Lufthansa flight LH897 departing to Frankfurt at 18:30.*
Wednesdays and Sundays – Wizzair flight 8079 departing to Oslo (Sandefjord) at 06:10.*
Thursdays and Sundays – Air Baltic flight BT155 departing to Oslo at 19:40.*

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights. Subject to change:

  • June 1 – Wizzair flights from Vilnius to Dortmund on Mondays and Fridays;*
  • June 10 – Turkish Airlines flights from Vilnius to Istanbul;
  • June 15 – Austrian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Vienna;
  • June 15 – Belavia flights from Vilnius to Minsk;
  • June 15 – LOT flights from Vilnius to Warsaw;
  • June 15 – Scandinavian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Stockholm and Copenhagen;
  • July 1 – Brussels Airlines flights from Vilnius to Brussels;
  • July 1 – Ukrainian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Kyiv;
  • July 1 – Ryanair flights from Vilnius to multiple destinations;
  • July 1 – Finnair flights from Vilnius to Helsinki;
  • July 2 – Norwegian flights from Vilnius to Oslo;
  • August 1 – Aeroflot flights from Vilnius to Moscow.

*Note – dates are confirmed by the airports.

Kaunas Airport

All commercial flights are cancelled.

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

  • June 1 – Wizzair flights from Kaunas to Alesund and Bergen on Mondays and Fridays.*
  • June 4 – Wizzair flights from Kaunas to Stavanger on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.*
  • June 16 – LOT flights from Kaunas to Warsaw;
  • July 1 – Norwegian flights from Kaunas to Oslo;
  • July 1 – Ryanair flights from Kaunas to multiple destinations;

*Note – dates are confirmed by the airports.

Palanga Airport

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

  • June 2 (most likely to be moved) – Wizzair flights from Palanga to London Luton;
  • June 13 – Scandinavian Airlines flights from Palanga to Copenhagen;
  • July – Air Baltic flights from Palanga to Riga;
  • July 1 – Norwegian flights from Palanga to Oslo;
  • July 1 – LOT flights from Palanga to Warsaw.
  • July 4 – Ryanair flights from Palanga to London Stansted and Dublin;

Klaipeda – Ferries

DFDS (https://www.dfds.com/en/) ferries are scheduled to continue to operate the following routes:

– DFDS ferry Klaipeda – Kiel, departing Klaipeda at 22:00.
– DFDS ferry Klaipeda – Karlshamn, departing Klaipeda at 21:00. Regular passengers are not allowed on the return route Karlshamn – Klaipeda.

Actions to Take:

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania
Akmenu g. 6, Vilnius, Lithuania 03106
+370-5-266-5500
consec@state.gov
https://lt.usembassy.gov/

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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