You can reach Vilnius Airport by car, public transportation (bus or train), using the “Važiuojam” service provided by the Assistance Service of the Order of Malta, or the Social taxi service provided by the National Institute for Social Integration.
Parking places are reserved for cars at the passenger terminal of the airport – they are marked with special signs. The places are allocated for vehicles of the disabled and persons with reduced mobility; therefore, all other vehicles parked in the special places will be towed.
Vehicles can also stop and drop off passengers at the entrance to the departures terminal. This place is very convenient because it is equipped with an emergency call button.
If you think that it will take more than 10 minutes for a passenger with special needs to disembark, please fill in the required information here at least 48 hours before the flight. Or contact us at +370 612 44442. Find more about the Kiss & Fly system here.
All the routes running in the airport direction are operated by low floor vehicles. Bus timetables are available on the route planner of the state enterprise Susisiekimo Paslaugos at www.stops.lt. For more information on public transportation, visit www.vilniustransport.lt.
The train running from Vilnius Railway Station to the Airport is also adapted for the disabled. Trip duration – 7 min, ticket price – EUR 0.72. The schedule is available here: www.traukiniobilietas.lt. Within 24 hours prior to the planned train the notice on required assistance should be notified to the relevant employees at Vilnius Railway Station at 8 700 55111.
Vilnius Airport cooperates with the Service of the Order of Malta providing transportation for the disabled “Važiuojam”. With a special vehicle able to accommodate 3-6 wheelchairs for the disabled the assistants of the Order of Malta bring the customers right to the passenger departure terminal. The service is also adapted for visually impaired passengers; besides, the Maltese can also provide the transportation services for persons with exceptional needs (lying patients).
The transportation service “Važiuojam” for the disabled is provided subject to a prior registration, while the final price of the trip depends on the kilometres covered. More about the service please read here.
Upon arrival at the airport persons with special needs can call assistance – the special assistance call buttons are installed at the car park, bus stop, and drop-off place for the departing passengers on the second floor of the passenger terminal
In order to ensure high quality provision of special assistance services for persons with reduced mobility or people with disabilities, who purchased airline tickets in advance, we would like to remind you that in order to book a preferred assistance, passengers should contact representatives of their airline or travel agency, which sold them such travel tickets, at least 48 hours before the scheduled flight. In that case you will have to wait for the assistance no longer than 10 min.
Should a passenger fail to notify us of the required assistance in advance, we will nevertheless make every effort to render the assistance within a shortest time possible; however, the passenger might have to wait for an escorting person a little longer, i.e., about 20 min.
We strongly recommend persons with reduced mobility and disabled persons to arrive at Vilnius Airport at least two hours before the flight.
Vilnius Airport is open round the clock. Upon arrival at the airport persons with disabilities and reduced mobility can ask for assistance – the special assistance call buttons are installed in the car park, at the bus stop, and drop-off place for the departing passengers on the second floor of the passenger terminal.
A representative of the ground handling company Litcargus meets the passenger at the assistance call spot, accepts his/her luggage and takes care of the departure procedures – luggage check-in, moving within the terminal and boarding the aircraft.
Passengers with special needs arriving at or departing from Vilnius Airport are offered the following assistance:
Assistance to persons with disabilities or with reduced mobility is provided only if the airport is in advance notified of the need for assistance and its nature. Should the passenger fail to notify the airport in advance of the need for assistance, Vilnius Airport will make every effort to provide all the required assistance to the passenger. Assistance is guaranteed provided the person with disability or reduced mobility arrives at the airport no later than one hour before the scheduled departure time. However, it is very important to notify the airline about the scheduled travel in advance because some airlines limit the number of seats.
The infrastructure of Vilnius Airport is well adapted for people with disabilities or reduced mobility – specially designed toilets, the lifts installed in the arrival and departure terminals adapted for entering in a wheelchair.
For passengers with special needs, the terminal is equipped with a specially marked waiting area with an emergency call button. There passengers can call for assistance and wait for the arriving staff to assist them.
You can find this place on the right-hand side of the departures hall at Vilnius Airport.
Persons with special needs do not have to wait at the aviation security check, as they granted a priority boarding using a specially arranged passage.
The disabled and persons with reduced mobility are served and brought to the aircraft with our medical vehicle Ambulift. Model – EAU 1500 FLS and Thunderlift L.
Lithuanian Airports are joining the international social initiative called Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme which aims to help people with hidden disabilities better communicate their needs, and for employees to better notice a person’s invisible disability.
How can you receive your sunflower lanyard?
Simply approach a flight registration desk at one of our airports and ask for it. The employees of our airports and business partners are trained to notice this accessory and provide additional time and care for the traveller.
In this video you can see what services a passenger with reduced mobility or a disabled passenger can request at the airport.
Provision of assistance at Vilnius Airport
If any rights of disabled or reduced mobility passengers have been violated, the passenger has a right to file a complaint to the authority supervising the implementation of Regulation 1107/2006:
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