HOW TO GET THERE
Vilnius Airport is 7 kilometres away from the centre.
Recommended local transport from the airport to hotels:
Recommended to download app eTransport https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eTransport.LT.taxi1424 or eTaxi https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=lt.etaksi.android and you can easily order taxi and see maps of the Vilnius city. Service in several languages is available. Prices from airport to hotels vary from 10 to 14 euros depending on day-night time. Payments – cash (mostly).
Or you can order taxi on-line, https://en.jazzexpress.lt/ or call +370 5 248000 Express Jazz taxi (payments by credit cards available in all cars)
NB! It is much cheaper to call or order taxi via eTransport or eTaxi than stop it on the street.
Bus No. 88 from the airport to the centre of town for those who stay in Amberton hotel. Check timetable at http://stops.lt/vilnius/#bus/88/a-b/2613/map/en. Your stop is “Arkikatedra” (Cathedral square). Approximate travel time 30 min.
Bus No. 3G express bus for those who stay in Ratonda hotel. Check the timetable at http://stops.lt/vilnius/#expressbus/3g/a-b/en Your stop is “Juozo Tumo-Vaižganto”, in front of the Academy’s central building, and 3 min to hotel (Gedimino pr. 52/A. Rotundos str.1). Approximate travel time 15 min.
One-way ticket costs 1 euro (from driver), payment – cash only.
CURRENCY AND PAYMENTS
National currency: euro since 2015. You can pay for services by credit cards: VISA, EUROCARD / MASTERCARD, AMERICANEXPRESS. Please contact your hotel administrator if any additional questions about payments for additional services or taxi transfers form hotels.
Payments for some services are in cash (for example some taxi companies) therefore it is recommended to withdraw some cash from bank machines at arrivals hall of the airport.
CONFERENCE VENUES AND HOTELS
Hotel Amberton, address: L.Stuokos-Gucevičiaus 1, http://ambertonhotels.com/en/vilnius/
Hotel Ratonda, address: Gedimino pr. 53/A. Rotundos str. 1 (5 min. walking distance to LMTA, 5 min. walking distance to the Library), http://www.ratonda.centrumhotels.com/en/
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA), Central building, address: Gedimino pr. 42
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, address: Gedimino pr. 51, https://www.lnb.lt/en/
ŠMC – CAC Contemporary Arts Center, address: Vokiečių str. 2, www.cac.lt/en
Restaurant Alive, address: Gedimino pr. 31
Restaurant La Bohème, address: Šv. Ignoto str. 4/3
Restaurant Saula, : Didžioji str. 26
MAP OF CONFERENCE VENUES
All venues are in a walking distance.
GMT + 2 hours
- The number can be dialed from any telephone free of charge.
INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE CODE
+370 (Lithuania) 5 (Vilnius)
220V, single phase plugs Type C & Type F https://www.ashleyedison.com/voltage-lithuania-1032/
Oceanic/continental. Average temperature end of September about +15 daytime. Weather forecast says ‘clouds and sun with a shower. Take your umbrella.
You can check forecast weather Vilnius at http://www.meteo.lt/en/home-en
RENT OF BICYCLES IN VILNIUS
Those who love biking can use easy and convenient rent of bicycles service in Vilnius. You can get a 3 Day ticket to rent and return a bike from any station in the network. More information at www.cyclocity.lt
RENT OF CARS IN VILNIUS
Easy rent of cars is available in Vilnius. Those who plan to stay longer or want to visit places outside the city are recommended to use city vehicles when needed, more about service at www.citybee.lt/en/
September 29th , Thursday, at 4:30 pm. Starts from Hotel Ratonda, address: Gedimino pr. 53/A. Rotundos str. 1
ABOUT LITHUANIA AND VILNIUS
PRACTICALITIES for 27th September
Those conference participants who want to listen to the concert by workshop participants are welcome to the Academy (LMTA), Music Innovation Studies Centre (MiSC, Gedimino pr. 42, third floor) at 7 pm and a short guided tour around Academy.
Those who arrive later and want to skip the Concert will be welcomed at the restaurant Alive at 8 pm. (Gedimino pr. 31).
CONTACTS of ORGANISERS
Giedrė Kabašinskienė, Coordinator at International Relations Office, LMTA, +370 614 04139
Antanas Kučinskas, head of Film and TV Department of LMTA, +370 650 87161
Raimonda Tamulevičiūtė, Coordinator at Film and TV Department of LMTA, +370 698 70501