KLAIPEDA CITY
MUNICIPALITY
Į pradžią El.paštas Svetainės žemelapis Svetainės žemelapis
Spausdinti
Lietuviškai
2016 y. july 27 d., wednesday
Data are collected and kept in the Register of Legal Persons, code 188710823
Liepų g. 11 91502, Klaipėda. Tel. ( 370 46) 396 066
 

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WHY I HAVE CHOSEN KLAIPEDA

 

About the city

Klaipeda is the Northernmost ice-free port in the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, the third largest city and the only port in Lithuania.


The city was founded in 1252 by the Livonian Order. It is the oldest city in Lithuania and one of the oldest in the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea.


Klaipeda has excellent road, rail and sea links to Latvia, Kaliningrad region (Russian Federation), Scandinavia and Central Europe.

Lithuanian is the official language, but many citizens speak foreign languages including English, German and Russian. Lithuania is ranked among five EU countries with the highest percentage of people speaking at least one foreign language.

A city that astonishes with its rich cultural life. And is the host for international events like the “Baltic Tall Ship Races“, “International Castle Jazz Festival”

More information on events can be found on http://jurossvente.lt/en/



Getting to Klaipeda

The closest airport – Palanga International Airport is located on the Northern boundary of Klaipeda , within a 30 min. drive. The airport and Klaipeda are connected by the internationally significant road that extends from Liepaja (Latvia) to Klaipeda.

International Ferry Port in Klaipeda connects Klaipeda with the ports of Kiel in Germany and Karlshamn in Sweden.

Klaipeda Bus Station provides passenger transport on regular routes within the city area, local area and between the cities. There is a possibility to take a bus from Klaipeda to Germany, France, Great Britain, Netherlands, Latvia, Estonia, Kaliningrad region or Poland.

Bus Station:

Address: Butkų Juzės str. 9, Klaipėda
Tel.: +370 46 210 248 
Website: www.klap.lt

Long distance buss tickets can be acquired at: http://www.autobusubilietai.lt

Train Station:

Address: Priestočio str. 1, Klaipėda
Tel.: +370 46 202290
Lithuanian Railway website: http://www.litrail.lt/ 

City Buses: 

Routes and schedules: www.marsrutai.info/klaipeda

Single tickets are distributed in the office of the PI “Klaipėdos keleivinis transportas”, kiosks of the company “Lietuvos spauda” and other sale places owed by different physical persons and legal entities. Single tickets are also sold in any bus.

 

 

Klaipeda Free Economic Zone (FEZ)

The Klaipeda Free Economic Zone occupies a strategic location - just 3km away from the Port of Klaipeda and with direct connections to the road and rail system.

More information http://www.fez.lt/

 Photos by Vytas Karaciejus.

         
         
         
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