Getting there & away
Services from Šiauliai bus station (525 058; Tilžės gatvė 109):
Kaunas 22.50Lt to 26Lt, three hours, 20 buses.
Klaipėda 23Lt, 2½ hours, six buses.
Palanga 22Lt, 2½ hours, about 10 daily.
Panevėžys 11Lt, 1½ hours, 12 daily.
Rīga 16Lt, two to three hours, eight daily.
Vilnius 29Lt, 4½ hours, seven daily.
Services to/from Šiauliai train station (430 652; Dubijos gatvė 44):
Klaipėda 16.50Lt, two to three hours, six daily.
Rīga 16Lt, 2½ hours, one to three daily.
Vilnius 26Lt, 2¾ to 3½ hours, five to eight daily.
Šiauliai International Airport (542 005; www.airport.siauliai.lt), adjoining Zokniai Military Airfield on the southeastern edge of town, has only been used by cargo planes since it opened in 1997, but there is talk of a no-frills budget German airline flying here soon.