Lithuania international travel guide in 2024

Lithuania international travel guide in 2024

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Lithuania has a population of 3M with main currency as Euro. The languages spoken are Lithuanian. Lithuania travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are common in Lithuania. Internet speed in Lithuania is on average 14.3 Mbps.In Lithuania you drive on the right side.

Lithuania travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for Lithuania and continue to advise exercise normal safety precautions. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Lithuania.

Issue Date : Mar 28, 2024

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Lithuania essential details

Plugs

Lithuania uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Lithuanian

Money in Lithuania

Currencies

Lithuania uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Lithuania (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are common in Lithuania. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Lithuania

Internet

Internet speed in Lithuania is on average 14.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Lithuania is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about €3.92, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Bit?, Tele2 or Teledema. Lithuania uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Lithuania upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Lithuania, dial +, then 370 (the country code for Lithuania), then the area code (without the initial 8) and the local number. For local calls within Lithuania, start with the area code (with the initial 8). In the case above area code is 312 .

Driving in Lithuania

Road rules

In Lithuania you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.04%.

On the road

Road assistance is available at 1810 (Falck). For general news on Lithuania's traffic use eismoinfo or Eismoinfo. Most popular petrol stations in Lithuania are Circle K, Lukoil, Neste, Q8 and Orlen. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called bešvinis benzinas or Bešvinis benzinas (95/98). Petrol costs about €1.05 per liter.Diesel option is called Dyzelinas.

Emergecy

Universal
112
Police
112
Ambulance
112
Fire department
112

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Lithuania visa advice

If you're considering exploring Lithuania beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Lithuania transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Lithuania, understanding Lithuania Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.