Lithuania Car & Van Hire

Flying in to Lithuania

Flying to Lithuania? There are a few airports to choose from to start your trip and you can hire a car from these three main airports in Lithuania:

Kaunas International Airport (KUN)
Palanga International Airport (PLQ)
Vilnius International Airport (VNO)

The best way to explore the country is by car, and hiring a car in Lithuania is easy with Enterprise Rent-A-Car. We have car and van hire locations at the three international airports in Lithuania, plus other neighbourhood locations, so you can pick up the keys to your hire car as soon as you land.

Popular Destinations and things to do in Lithuania

Looking for things to do in Lithuania? From exploring Lithuania’s tourist attractions and landmarks to indulging in traditional Lithuanian cuisine, this Baltic country has plenty to offer visitors. Here are some of the best things to do in Lithuania.

Top places to visit in Lithuania

It’s no surprise that Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, is one is the best places to visit in Lithuania. Don’t miss Vilnius Old Town in the heart of the city, a UNESCO World Heritage site packed with historic charm and architectural marvels. Stroll through its narrow streets and see some of the most famous landmarks in Lithuania, like St Anne’s Church, Vilnius Cathedral and Gediminas' Tower.

Located just outside Vilnius, Trakai Historical National Park is home to a magnificent 14th-century fortress set on an island in Lake Galvė. Step back in time as you explore its medieval halls, learn about Lithuania's history, and enjoy incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Trakai Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Lithuania.

Curonian Spit
Nature lovers shouldn't miss the Curonian Spit, a unique sand dune peninsula that stretches along the Baltic Sea. The UNESCO World Heritage site offers picturesque landscapes, sandy beaches and untouched pine forests. If you’re looking for outdoor things to do in Lithuania, the Curonian Spit is the perfect place for a spot of hiking, biking, and birdwatching.

Hill of Crosses
A deeply spiritual place, the Hill of Crosses near Šiauliai is a testament to Lithuania's religious heritage and national identity. Admire the thousands of crosses that cover the hill, placed here for almost two centuries.

Located on the Baltic Sea coast, Klaipeda, Lithuania is a vibrant port city and a must-visit destination during your trip. The charming Old Town is characterised by colourful, half-timbered houses and narrow cobblestone streets. Visit the Maritime Museum and Castle Museum to learn about the city's rich seafaring history, and take a stroll along the promenade for unrivalled coastal views.

Lithuania food & drink

Want to try some traditional Lithuanian food during your trip? Indulge in hearty favourites like the national dish, cepelinai (potato dumplings stuffed with meat or cheese), šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup), and kugelis (potato pudding). Don't forget to try the famous Lithuanian dark rye bread, known for its unique flavour and texture.

Shopping in Lithuania

Lithuania has a range of shopping opportunities for some retail therapy during your trip. Vilnius is the country’s main shopping hub, with modern shopping centres like Akropolis and Ozas where you can find international brands and local boutiques. For a more traditional shopping experience, visit the bustling markets in Vilnius or Kaunas, where you can browse for handmade crafts, local produce, and souvenirs.

Festivals and events in Lithuania

Festivals and events are some of the most fun things to do in Lithuania. The country hosts numerous events throughout the year, from music festivals to cultural celebrations. Some top events in Lithuania include the Vilnius Jazz Festival which attracts music enthusiasts from all over with its world-class performances, and the Klaipeda Sea Festival for a lively maritime celebration on the shores of the Baltic Sea. The Song Festival in Vilnius showcases the rich choral traditions of Lithuania, and the Kaziukas Fair is a vibrant folk festival celebrating arts, crafts, and local culture.

Driving in Lithuania

Hiring a car in Lithuania is the best way to explore its wonders at your own pace. With a well-maintained road network and good driving conditions, driving in Lithuania is a breeze for visitors. Before you hire a car in Lithuania, here are some top tips for driving in the country.

Documents you need to drive in Lithuania

• A valid driving licence from your home country
• An international driving permit in Lithuania is recommended but not always required (check before you travel)
• A form of ID

Driving rules in Lithuania

• All passengers must wear seatbelts at all times
• The legal blood alcohol limit is 0.04%
• Using a mobile phone while driving is prohibited unless it's in hands-free mode
• Children under 135cm in height must use appropriate child restraints
• Dipped headlights must be used at all times, even during daylight hours

What side of the road do they drive on in Lithuania?

In Lithuania, vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road and overtake on the left, like in most of Europe.

Speed limits in Lithuania

Here are the general speed limits in Lithuania:
• 50km/h in urban areas
• 90km/h in rural areas
• 110km/h on highways

Always follow the speed limit signs for each road.

Minimum age to hire a car in Lithuania

The minimum age to hire a car in Lithuania is 18 years old, but it may vary depending on the car hire company. Many companies have a minimum age limit of 21.

Hire a car in Lithuania

Ready to book a hire car in Lithuania for your upcoming trip? Enterprise Rent-A-Car has a range of hire cars to suit every kind of visitor, from cars and SUVs to vans and 4x4s. Book the perfect vehicle hire for your Lithuanian adventure.

Car and van hire in Lithuania with Enterprise

Enterprise Lithuania offers a range of car and van hire services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle hire. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car hire in Lithuania

If you are travelling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van hire in Lithuania

Should you need to hire a van while you’re in Lithuania, all our vans can be driven on a standard licence and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your hire van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.

Car & Van Hire in Lithuania

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is proud to serve customers in Lithuania. As part of the largest rental car company in the world, which owns and operates more than 1.5 million vehicles, we’re sure to have a location near you or your travel destination. And while we are an internationally recognised brand, Enterprise remains family-owned with one goal in mind for our customers: to exceed your expectations for service and overall value.

With unique attractions, such as the breathtaking St Anne's Church, Akropolis and Palanga, Lithuania is a popular destination with tourists and business travellers alike. No matter if you’re visiting for only a few days or staying for a month or more, you can count on us to provide the perfect vehicle for your transportation needs. Get your trip started by searching the map or browsing the locations below.