The climate and clothing

The summer is warm were, the average temperature is 17 °C (63 °F), so you don’t need to take woolen sweaters and warm boots, but we would still recommend to take jacket and closed footwear in case it gets rainy or windy. During the summer, 20 °C (68 °F) is common during the day while 14 °C (57 °F) is common at night.

If you are planning to come at the winter, late autumn or early spring please not that it might be cold at that time, so jacket and sneakers is not enough. Average temperature in January is −6 °C (21 °F). Some winters can be very cold, −20 °C (−4 °F) occurs almost every winter. Winter extremes are from −30 °C to −35 °C, but it doesn’t happen every winter and if it does it lasts for a short period of time. We recommend you to take a winter coat, winter boots, gloves, scars and a hat, especially if you are not used to cold. Even in autumn or spring, the temperature might be below zero, sometimes at the winter time it might get very cold and snowy.

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Basic phrases in Lithuanian


English Lithuanian
Welcome Sveiki atvykę
(General greeting)
Hello (on phone) Alio / Klausau
How are you? Kaip sekasi?
Reply to ‘How are you?’ Ačiu, gerai. O Jums?
Long time no see Seniai nesimatėm
What’s your name? Kuo tu vardu?
My name is … Mano vardas …
Where are you from? Iš kur tu esi?
I’m from …  iš …
Pleased to meet you Malonu susipažinti
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Labas rytas
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Laba diena
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Labas vakaras
Good night Labanakt
(Parting phrases)
Viso gero
Good luck Sėkmės!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Į sveikatą!
Have a nice day Geros dienos!
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Gero apetito!
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Geros kelionės!
I understand Aš suprantu
I don’t understand Aš nesuprantu
Yes Taip
No Ne
Maybe Gal
I don’t know Aš nežinau
Please speak more slowly Prašom pakartoti lėtai /
Prašom kalbėti lėčiau
Please write it down Ar galite užrašyti? /
Gal galite tai užrašyti?
Do you speak Lithuanian? Ar kalbate lietuviškai?
How do you say … in Lithuanian? Kaip lietuviškai pasakyti …?
Excuse me Atsiprašau!
How much is this? Kiek šitas kainuoja?
Kiek tai kainuoja?
Sorry Atsiprašau/ Atleiskite
Please Prašau
Thank you Ačiū
You are welcome Prašom
Where’s the toilet? Kur yra tualetas?
I miss you Aš pasiilgau tavęs
I love you Aš tave myliu
Help! Padėkite!
Fire! Gaisras!
Stop! Stop!
Call the police! Iškvieskite policiją!
Skambinkite policijai!
Christmas and New Year greetings Linksmų Kalėdų ir laimingų Naujųjų Metų
Easter greetings Su šventom velykom!
Birthday greetings Su gimtadieniu


Some food-related words:

Lithuanian English
Mėsos gaminiai Meat products
Vištiena Chicken meat
Kalakutiena Turkey meat
Kiauliena Pork meat
Jautiena Beef meat
Dešra Sausage
Žuvis Fish
Menkė Cod
Silkė Herring
Lydeka Pike
Daržovės Vegetables
Pomidoras Tomato
Svogūnas Onion
Česnakas Garlic
Cukinija Zucchini
Bulvė Potato
Paprika Paprika
Žiedinis kopūstas Cauliflower
Kopūstas Cabbage
Morka Carrot
Grybai Mushrooms
Vaisiai Fruits
Obuolys Apple
Kriaušė Pear
Apelsinas Orange
Bananas Banana
Vynuogės Grapes
Pieno produktai Milk products
Pienas Milk
Sviestas Butter
Grietinė Sour cream
Grietinėlė Cream
Kiaušiniai Eggs
Sūris Cheese
Kefyras Kefir
Rūgpienis Clabber
Jogurtas Yogurt
Duonos gaminiai Bread products
Juoda duona Black bread
Batonas White bread
Bandelė Roll of bread
Pyragas Cake
Gėrimai Drinks
Kava Coffee
Arbata Tea
Alus Beer
Sultys Juice


Mobile phone and Internet

There are three basic service providers of mobile connectivity: Omnitel, Bitė, and Tele 2. You can get the prepaid cards (refill): Ežys (Omnitel), Labas (Bitė) or Pildyk (Tele 2) at all newsagents or designated trading places. Each of them offers different tariffs and terms, so you will be able to choose one which best suits your needs. There are phone service providers that can mail you the sim cars straight to your flat (Labas kontraktas), or you can buy it in kiosk, store. But if you are here for a short period of time we would recommend buying a refill card, you can easily top them up your card online or in the kiosk or supermarket as well. (Note: it shuold include texts, calls and internet.)

To phone Lithuania from a foreign country, you will need to first dial the code of the country (+370) and then the code of the city and phone number.


Getting around Vilnius: Public transportation

Vilnius trolley buses and buses start running at 5 in the morning and stop at midnight. For bus timetables visit,


There is available E-Ticket (Electronic ticket, “Vilniečio kortelė”). Vilniečio kortelė is credited with an appropriate amount of money and/or the selected public transport tickets. With a valid ticket in the card, properly activated on board of public vehicle, if necessary, it is possible to change the public transport for free and for unlimited number of journeys.  New Vilniečio kortelė costs 1,5 EUR.

If you came to Vilnius for a short visit, you can buy a one-, three- or ten-days ticket. You can buy and top – up  Vilniečio kortelė in all venues marked by sign Vilniečio kortelė. For more information visit There is an option to buy ticket from the driver of public vehicle. It costs 1 EUR). This ticket is valid till the last stop of the route. For more information visit

Electronic tickets prices:

30 minute ticket 0,64 EUR
60 minute ticket 0,93 EUR
1 day (24 hour) ticket 3,48 EUR
3 day (72 hour) ticket 6,08 EUR
10 day (240 hour) ticket 11,87 EUR

Prices may vary, please check:

Orange bike rent

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, Cyclocity Vilnius is a self-service bike rental system open to everyone from 14 years of age. With 37 stations and around 300 bikes, it enables you to travel through the city centre, commute between home and work and get out and about to enjoy Vilnius city at your leisure.

All stations are equipped for Cyclocity Vilnius  Card, Vilnius public transport card and 3 Day Ticket users. Once purchased, you can use the 3 Day Ticket similar to the Cyclocity Vilnius or Vilnius public transport Card to rent or return a bike from any station in the network.

The first 30 minutes of use is free on every bike. After this first half-hour, a service charge applies.

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International bus services:

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