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Kaunas railway station, locally known as Kauno gelezinkelio stotis, is a Lithuanian Railway located at the eastern edge of Central Kaunas, Lithuania.

Kaunas railway station was included in the Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage Sites of the Republic of Lithuania in 2003.

In February 1851, the Government of Russia decided to build the Saint Petersburg–Warsaw Railway line.

In 1858, the line connecting Saint Petersburg and Warsaw was constructed.

In the spring of 1859, the construction of the railway section in Lithuania from Daugavpils-Vilnius-Grodno and Lentvaris-Kaunas-Kybartai (Virbalis).

Lithuania's first train transit and railway line were constructed in Lentvaris and Virbalis and the first in Kaunas and Vilnius. Due to the hilly and unfavorable direct rail passage terrain around Kaunas' center, the Kaunas Railway Tunnel and the largest Lithuania railway bridge over the Nemunas river were constructed.

  • On August 15, 1861, the first train left Kaunas and reached Lentvaris.
  • On February 21, 1862, Kaunas railway station was officially opened.
  • In 1944, the withdrawing German army bombed the railway station in Kaunas.
  • In 1948, the present-day Kaunas railway station was rehabilitated on the foundation of the old station.

Architect Petr Ashastin designed the current train station. Its architecture was based on the principles of classicism: strict symmetry, separate and large-scale inner spaces, horizontally continued shape, massive walls, and centrally oriented stairs.

Between 2005 and April 2008, the railway facility was reconstructed.

Meanwhile, at Kaunas Airport, passenger train transit is impossible within the premises. However, the city's railway station is about 16km or a 20-minute drive from the airport property.

Travelers may take another option for transfer service to Kaunas Railway Station.

Train tickets are sold at the railway station, and their rates vary depending upon the passenger's destination.