Venue / Contacts

November 9th, 2017

Vytautas Magnus University,

  • Registration, S. Daukanto g. 28 Kaunas, Lithuania (VMU Great Hall)
  • Pre-conference Workshops
    Open Your Mind for Different Learning, S. Daukanto g. 28 Kaunas, Lithuania (VMU Great Hall)
    Open Studies for Open Society, S. Daukanto g. 28 Kaunas, Lithuania (VMU Great Hall)
    Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe, V. Putvinskio g. 23 – 413 Kaunas, Lithuania (Multifunctional Centre for Research and Studies)
    Recognising Learning Achievements with Open Digital Badges, S. Daukanto g. 25 Kaunas, Lithuania (V. Adamkus Presidential Library-Museum)
  • Plenary Session, S. Daukanto g. 28, Kaunas, Lithuania (VMU Small Hall)
November 10th, 2017

Vytautas Magnus University, V. Putvinskio g. 23 Kaunas, Lithuania (Multifunctional Centre for Research and Studies)

 


 How to get there

Kaunas by airplane

  • Kaunas Airport (KUN), 15 km from the city centre connected by scheduled bus service. 
  • Vilnius International Airport (VNO), about 102 km. from Kaunas.

Route: Vilnius International Airport –> Vilnius train/bus station –> Kaunas train/bus station

Vilnius International Airport (VNO) is located 6 km from the center of Vilnius where the train and bus stations can be found. In Vilnius train or bus station (the bus terminal is opposite the train station on the left side) you will have to take train or bus to Kaunas. A bus to Kaunas runs approximately every 30 minutes, it takes about 1,5 hours and costs about 6 EUR. Train departures are not so frequent. If you do not want to overpay, we advise you not to use private drivers’ offers. You can check the bus routes and exact timetables at: http://www.autobusubilietai.lt; train routes and timetables at: http://www.litrail.lt. Public transport in Vilnius at http://www.vap.lt

The suggested routes:

  1. Vilnius International Airport –> Vilnius train/bus station
    Bus No.1 and bus No.2 – price 1 EUR (if bought from driver in the bus); journey time 16-17 min.
    Train – price 1 EUR; journey time 8 min. (online schedule)
    Taxi from Official VNO Taxi line – price 7 EUR; journey time 10 min. 
  2. Vilnius train/bus station –> Kaunas train/bus station
    Bus – price 5,6 – 8,2 EUR  (depends on a bus carrier); tickets are suggested to be bought at the bus station; journey time ~1,5 h. (online schedule)
    Train – price 5-7 Eur (depending on train type); journey time 1h 10 min – 1h 35 min (online schedule)
    Taxi – price ~60 EUR; journey time 1h 10 min. 
    Car sharing service – price ~20 EUR; journey time 1h 10 min. (attention: need driver’s license) more information
  3. from Kaunas train or bus station to the hotells offered (see below)
    Trolley No.1, 5, 7, 14, 15 -> price 1 EUR; journey time 14 min. (online schedule)
    Bus
     No.18, 39, 35 – price 1 EUR (if bought from driver at the bus); journey time 14 min.
    Taxi – price 5-8 EUR; journey time 5-10 min. 

For public transport you can use mobile apps:

  • Vilnius public transport mobile apps m.Ticket download-on-google-play app-store-logo
  • Kaunas and Vilnius public transport online schedule mobile apps Trafi download-on-google-play  app-store-logo

Applications is free of charge and accessible to Android or iPhone users. 3G connection is required to use the Applications. The Application allows user to purchase different types of Vilnius and Kaunas public transport tickets.


Special hotel rates are arranged for Conference Delegates at:

Hotel “Kaunas” 4* (address – Laisves alėja 79 Kaunas, Lithuania) about 700 meters from the conference venue

Hotels in center of Kaunas (appx. 1km, conference venue):

  • Park Inn by Radisson Kaunas 4* (address – K. Donelaicio str. 27 Kaunas, Lithuania) about 450 meters from the conference venue
  • BEST BALTIC Kaunas Hotel 4* (address – A. Mickeviciaus str. 28 Kaunas, Lithuania) about 500 meters from the conference venue
  • Centre Hotel 3* (address – Savanoriu pr. 66 Kaunas, Lithuania) about 850 meters from the conference venue
  • Kaunas City 2* (address –  Laisves alėja 90 Kaunas, Lithuania) about 850 meters from the conference venue
  • Europa Royale Kaunas Hotel 4* (address – Misko str. 11, Kaunas, Lithuania) about 1,1 km. from the conference venue

Please note: Conference Delegates are requested to take care of booking their own accommodation. To support you in choosing the best suitable option, please find relevant information on a selection of hotels in Kaunas above. Please note that the Conference Organizing Committee is not in the position to assist you in the hotel booking procedure. We recommend you to book your room well in advance.


Chair of organizing committee

Danutė Pranckutė
Phone number +370 37 327887
Email danute.pranckute@vdu.lt

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