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New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

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New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

Now it is possible to get from MInsk to Vilnius and back only for 3 hours. New trains were added since May 29th.

Departure from MInsk at 7:45. Arrival in Vilnius at 10:45.

Departure from MInsk at 18:49. Arrival in Vilnius at 21:49.

Departure from Vilnius at 7:05. Arrival in MInsk at 10:05.

Departure from Vilnius at 19:05. Arrival in MInsk at 22:05.

The cost as usual should be around 14-20 euro depending on where you but it and on the class of compartment.

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1. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

Are you sure about 14-20 euro? Sounds like too cheap for a speedy 3-hour train.

Meanwhile, after a month passed, have you seen the data on the actual prices available somewhere?

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2. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

This is price if bought in vilnius. if bouqht in minsk the price is 5-8 euro. welcome to a dirt cheap country:)

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3. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

Oops. just forgot to mention that these prices are based on market exchange rate not the state one. exchanqe your euros in vilnius citadele or medicinos banks or ask your guide. 1 euro is 12000. may be 1000 less or more.

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4. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

during the upcoming 2-3 weeks the exchange rate will be artificially lowered to 7000 byr/1 USD and 9000/1EUR, after that things will get back to normal. if you are travelling during this period pleased take that into consideration.

Edited: 11 September 2011, 08:57
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5. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

in 2013 the trip from Minsk to Vilnius by train will take 2.5 hrs. they are planning to reduce the time necessary for customs and border control.

at the moment the train from Minsk to Vilnius goes for 3hrs 10 min. hope that this time will indeed decrease.

Edited: 16 February 2012, 19:57
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6. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

Oh let's just make it through 2012, eh?

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7. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

i would agree to travel for 5hrs but with no need for schengen visa. dreams...

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8. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

Hi,

do these trains rund daily from Vilnius to Minsk. I am looking to travel on Friday 8th of June Vil-Minsk. would this be possible?

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9. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

the cheap 9euro(31lt) train runs daily at 07:05(at 10:09 in Minsk) and at 19:05(at 22:09 in Minsk).

8th of June is Friday so not so many people travelling to Minsk on 07:05 train, slightly more on 19:05 train. So if you take the latter - better buy the ticket 2-3 hours in advance. The tickets can be bought at the ticket office situated on the left as you have entered the central entrance of Vilnius railway station building.

They accept lits and credit cards. Citadele bank currency exchange office - on your left as you go out of the railway station .

Edited: 16 April 2012, 18:08
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10. Re: New fast trains Vilnius-Minsk-Vilnius

Awesome, thanks for the great response.

Are there also any other trains that travel on that Friday? More luxury trains?

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