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by Sea

The ferry for Lithuania is the most important means of transport. The coastline of Lithuanian part of Baltic seaside makes the ferry one of the most optimal ways of passenger and freight delivery. Moreover the ferry is the most convenient and the only way to get to the resort Neringa from the mainland.

Klaipeda, being the main port of the country, receives and ships the ferries. Regular ferry voyages connect it with the biggest cities of the seaside of the Baltic Sea: Kil, Lubeck, Copenhagen, Gdansk. Latvian Scandlines and an international company Lisco are the leading ferry operators in the port of Klaipeda.

The price of the tickets for ferries from Klaipeda fluctuates depending on the season. So, the voyage from Klaipeda to Kil (on Lisco line) during the holiday season (the end of June – August) is from 240 Euro for a single ticket. After the 16-th of September the price for the same ferry will be considerably lower (nearly 150 Euro).

Active ferry communication connects Lithuania with other Baltic states and also Kaliningradskaya region of Russian Federation. There’s the ferry from Klaipeda to Baltiysk.

Šventoji – a cosy resort town, old fishermen settlement, and situated 35 km from Klaipėda.

The port that operated in Šventoji up to the 18th century successfully competed with other ports of the Baltic Sea. However, the current condition of Šventoji port requires major reconstruction.

Restoration of the port would accommodate small leisure boats and yachts, thereby giving a boost to tourism development in Šventoji. The port will also be used by local fishermen; it will have quays for specialized vessels: rescue, oil spillage containment, fire-fighting, marine environment, fish breeding, state border guard service.

The established yacht and entertainment ships port at the territory of AB "Klaipedos laivu remontas" is the unique place at the whole port of Klaipeda where the ships are protected from waves and strong winds.

The geographical place is very convenient for the guests who arrive from other countries because the yacht port is in the center of the old town of the city which is the oldest historical part of the city. You can reach easily various bars, restaurants, night clubs and luxurious hotels and etc.


At this time the company could serve up to 70 entertainment ships and yachts with draught up to 2 meters, up to 6 meters width and not longer ships than 25 meters.

We offer the following service:


  • 24 hour duty
  • electricity
  • fresh water
  • internet
  • the fuel is delivered under the order
  • minor repair
  • closed boathouse

Terminal of cruisers is situated at the oldest part of the city of Klaipeda, and the arrived persons can choose the entertainment places they like most.

Interesting excursions to UNESCO protected towns of the Curonian Spit - Juodkrante, Preila, Nida are offered for arriving tourists as well as the rides to Lithuanian sea museum, amber museum, town of Sventoji and other wonderful places.

  • Latitude: 55.72
  • Longitude: 21.13
  • Frequency 9
  • Frequency 2 n/a
  • Harbour Open Hours: 24
  • Max. Width For Berth (m): 350
  • Max. Draught (m): 8.5
  • Anchorage Available: n/a
  • Anchorage Compulsory: n/a
  • Ship Tenders Allowed: yes
  • Pilotage Compulsory: yes
  • Tugs Available: yes
  • Ship Stay Minimum (hrs): no limit
  • Ship Stay Maximum (hrs): no limit
  • Ship Stay Preferred (hrs): n/a
  • No. Of Quays: 6
  • Quay Length Total (m): 350
  • Quay Depth (m): 10
  • Passenger Terminal: n/a
  • Bunkering: yes
  • Garbage Disposal: yes
  • Water: yes
  • Provisions: yes
  • City Centre Distance (km): 0.00
  • Airport Distance (km): 30.00
  • Tourist Information, pier: yes
  • Bank / Exchange Facilities, pier: yes
  • Public Telephones, pier: yes
  • Shops, pier: yes
  • Restaurant / Bar, pier: yes
  • Shuttle Service: yes
  • Taxis, pier: yes
  • Public Toilets, pier: yes
  • Post Office, pier: yes

Travel agency Visit Lithuania cruise services consist of transport, sightseeing, catering, entertainment and pre- and post packages.

Klaipeda, the third largest port city in Lithuania, is located on the southernmost shore of the Baltic Sea. Klaipeda is not only one of the largest fishing ports on the Baltic Sea, but also a major cultural center of Lithuania. Of the museums of Klaipeda, tourists should visit the large Maritime Museum and Aquarium, which boasts thousands of exhibits from the nd oceans of the world.

 Cruise service, shore excursions

The era of cruise shipping in Klaipėda port started in 2003 when the cruise vessel terminal was constructed. The terminal functions are fulfilled by AB “Klaipėdos laivų remontas“, and it covers an area of 1,2 ha located 100 meters from the centre of Klaipėda. Vessels with a length of 315 m, beam 45 m and 8,6 m of draft are able to moor at the quays of the terminal (No 28-33).
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Entrance

- Entrance buoy - 55? 43.857N? 20? 59.760E.
- Centre of Port's gate - 55? 43.697N? 21? 04.686E.
- There is enough depth to enter from any direction.
- Recommended distance from the end of entrance breakwaters':
- Under calm conditions - not less than 20 meters;
- Under rough conditions - centre of the entrance;
- Southern approaches deeper than Northern ones.
- Warning: remains of the boat (always visible) at the end of the North breakwater. The black buoy is the mark of NW approaches from the Northern breakwater.
- The current in the harbour - up to 1.2 knot. Its direction depends on wind: to the sea - when the wind direction is from E to SW. From the sea - when the wind direction is from W to N.
- The current on the approaches of the harbour gates - up to 1 knot from S to N when the wind direction is from S to W.
- Prevailing wind directions round the year: W/SW.
- Harbour working hours - 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
- Harbour traffic service - VHF 9. Call sign - "Radio 5". Recommended to announce the entrance and departure to the traffic service in order not to disturb the traffic of? big ships in the sea gates.

Port water-way

- Marking system - lateral (direction - from the sea; green - right; read - left).
- Depth of water-way - 10-12 m.
- Depth in distance of 30 meters from West shore - 5 m. All Eastern shore is deep enough.
- No hidden underwater obstacles in the port.
- Yacht traffic under the sails is forbidden in the water-way.
- Crossing the water-way is allowed at the angle of 90 degrees, not closer than 500 m of an approaching vessel.

Coastguard and Custom control

- Custom control should be done every time on arrival and departure at the pie No.26;
- Pie No.26 is on the left hand (East shore 55? 42.372N? 21? 07.353E at the entrance of river Dange).

City harbour

- City harbour can be found in distance of 0.2 NM in depth of river Dange.
- Entrance channel to the harbour lagoon is on the right hand. The depth in entrance channel and in the harbour is approximately 3 metres.
- Harbour has no equipped boat berths.
- It is not secure to leave the boat because of high flow of townsfolk and huge traffic of small private ferry-boats. They use the harbour for departure and arrival procedures.

Yacht-club Harbour

- Harbour gates: 55? 41.847N? 21? 07.250E on the right hand on arrival from the sea approximately 2 NM from the port gates (West shore).
- There are two harbours: new and old. New harbour direction from North to South. Old harbour direction from East to West.
- New harbour:
- Depth from 3 metres in the North to 2.5 in the South.
- No limits for the mast height.
- Boat berths are equipped with steal piles maximum 4.5 metres wide in between.
- Distance in between the piles and concrete shore is approximately 24 metres.
- New harbour located not in the direct visibility of harbour watch point.
- Old harbour:
- Depth: 2.8 metres in the East to 2.10 in the West at the low water.
- No limits for the mast height.
- Boat berths are equipped with wooden piles maximum 3.5 metres wide in between.
- Distance in between the piles and concrete shore is variable: from 14 to 20 metres.
- All old harbour is in the direct visibility of harbour watch point.
- Harbour watch phone +370 6 391131. There are four people on duty. Shifts change every 24 h at 9:00 am. The main watch' s duties include boat security, payment collection, cleaning, distributing shower keys.
- It is secure to leave the boat in the harbour. Due to significant distance from the city the strangers are rare. Any way it is recommended to lock the cabin in case of departure to the city. Things on deck are secure.
- Available services: fresh water, electricity, showers, toilets, caf?, security, sails repair, carpenter.
- Prices: 4 LTL/LOA/m/day (per 1 metre of boat length per day) and 6 LTL person/day;
- The prices include: place in the harbour (piles), fresh water, electricity, toilet, security, shower.
- All service is located in two floors administrative building on the Northern shore of the harbour.
- There are separated toilets and showers for mails and females supplied with? washstands.
- There is no laundry equipment.
- Fresh water is in the pipe-line round the harbour.
- Shore Electricity 220V. Plug standard - Europe (2 pins and ground connection).
- One caf? is located in the harbour. Caf? accepts national cash and EuroCard/MasterCard payment cards.
- Price level in caf?: hot daily meal - 8-12 LTL. Portions are approximately 300 gr. in total. Light bear 0.5 ltr - 3.5 LTL. No strong alcohol. Vine, bear and light alcohol up to the 20 degrees strong is available in the bar.

Sailing to the internal Laguna (Kursiu Marios - Kursiu Laguna)

- The water way of Laguna starts at the end of the harbour near the island "Kiaules Nugara" - Pork's Back. The island should be left in the East.
- High voltage electrical cables are in 28 metres high over the Western pass of the island. There is no enough deep in the Eastern pass nor high as well - the high voltage wires are just in the 8-9 metres high.
- The narrowest part of? Laguna water-way is near Juodkrante.
- The depth in Laguna water-way is up to 2.5 m. The fluctuation of the depth depends upon the water level in Laguna and differentiates by 0.3 m.
- There are plenty of nets in Laguna, which are mounted on the piles. Usually depth near the last pile (from both sides) is 3 metres. It is save to pass the last pile even in 1 metre distance.
- It is strongly recommended to follow the water-way from Kiaules Nugara island to the light house Roterman. This water-way is supplied with lights. After the light house the depth is bigger.
- The sandbanks direction around the light house - to the East and to the West till the shore. Secure distance from the East approaches - 0.3 NM.
- After Roterman light house there is enough deep between Nida water-way (marked by green buoys, which are unlighted in the dark period of the day) and Nemunas water-way (market with black buoys supplied with lights).
- There is long sandbank from Bulvikio cape, the last cape before Nida. It is strongly recommend to leave green buoy in the West.
- 0.3 NM before Bulvikio cape green buoy on the left hand are remains of drowned barge market by black/yellow buoy supplied with light. Barges chimney could be seen in rough conditions in NW direction from the buoy at the distance of 10 metres..
- There is one green buoy on the passage from Bulvikio cape to Nida which should be left in the West as well.
- There are two harbours in Nida: fisherman's' - Northern entrance, and guest harbour - Southern one. To avoid sandbanks it is recommended not to cross straight line from the last green buoy to the fishermen harbour entrance.
- Guest harbour approaches are secure from any direction. Harbour is supplied with the anchored white buoys with rings on top in distance of 20-25 metres from western concrete quay.

(Prepared by Sailing Captain Arturas Dovydenas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

smiltynes perkelaKlaipeda State Seaport is the northernmost ice - free port on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. It is the most important and the biggest Lithuanian transport hub, connecting sea, land and railway routes from East to West.

All tourist services are available in the terminal: taxi, post office, telephone, currency exchange, internet cafe, ATM (Automated teller machine), souvenir shops, bars, restaurants and hotels.

Klaipeda is a multipurpose, universal, deep - water port, providing high - quality services complying with the requirements of the European Union. 19 big stevedoring companies, ship - repair and ship - building yards operate within the port and all marine business and cargo handling services are being rendered.

Ferrys are going to Kiel and Sassnitz (Germany), Karlshamn (Sweden).

Klaipeda Ferry Timetables

 

Half-day tour to Trakai

Trakai (4 hours tour) is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. Trakai is the second capital of Lithuania.

Tour to Kernave

Kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river Neris (35 km from Vilnius) has been known as the capital of Lithuania before Trakai and Vilnius. 

Country life museum in Rumsiskes

Country life Open Air Museum of Lithuania (6 hours tour) is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.

Fly & Lease of campers in the Baltic.

Camper on the road

Take a tour and discover Baltics by yourself!

You will be able to travel comfortably throughout Baltic Sates in our campers, as passengers really may feel themselves like home and take any necessary stuff with them, even their most loved cup for coffee.
A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place.
Moreover, you will be free as you will be independent from hotels and every evening you will be able to spend in any place you wish!

Prepaid individual transfer :

no trouble with money exchange upon arrival,
no need to take care oftaxi search,
no language problems !

The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place.
Please fill in the Transfer Reservation and we will contact you within 24 business hours with confirmation

KIA CARNIVAL  25 EUR (max 5 persons)                                                
MERCEDES-BENZ VIANO  35 EUR (max 7 persons)

per car only!