Trolleybuses - other public transport vehicle in Vilnius. Trolley is the greenest city vehicle. At present there are 19 trolleybus routes. The longest trolleybus route extends to 19 km, which winds up from Antakalnis to Pasilaiciai district. The city trolley runs approximately every 4 minutes. On weekdays, 259 Trolley transport residents and on weekends and holidays - around 130 trolleybuses. Every day trolleys ride about 310 thousand citizens and guests.
The only company offering passenger service by trolleybuses in Vilnius. The company currently has 322 trolleybuses, mostly Skoda brand trolleybuses, as well as low-entry city commuting Solaris trolleybuses. The first trolleybuses had shown in Vilnius in 1956 and traveled the route Antakalnis - Station.
Bus tickets can be purchased in kiosks or at the bus driver. One-time ticket costs 2 litas, students and schoolchildren - 1 litas. When you buy from the driver, the ticket price - 2.5 LTL, students and children - 1.25 LTL. Also 1, 3 or 10 day tickets are available for purchase. Attention! Do not forget to mark a bus ticket when boarded.
At present Vilnius has an electronic ticket system. This system allows easily and flexibly to purchase and to top up an electronic ticket. The main advantage is that once the card is purchased; it is just enough to top up it. If electronic ticket is lost, it can be blocked immediately and all old previous e-tickets can be transfered to newly activated one. Electronic card can be bought and topped in all ticketing sites marked with e-ticket sign.
Vilnius trolley service runs every working day, weekend and holidays. The first trolley leaves the park at 4.49 A.M. and the last returns 0.24 A.M. on night time.
Vilnius trolleybus routes and schedules can be seen www.vilniustransport.lt. You can create the best route and the system will advise you which bus to ride.