Vilnius

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Vilnius

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania, one of the countries that make up the Baltic States. It is a city that combines the modern with the old to perfection. It has many modern buildings and structures and a very beautiful old town. In the city, there are many cultural sites to visit, in addition to having the castle and different natural areas such as lakes and forests nearby.

As for the student atmosphere, it can be said that it is very lively. During the day there are always many activities to do, in addition to having many places where you can practise different sports. On the other hand, during the night there are several discos, bars and restaurants where you will be able to go to hang out with friends and have fun.

If you are looking for student accommodation in Vilnius, first of all, we recommend that you read this article so that you will find out about everything you have to take into account. Second, you can access the Erasmus Play search engine and compare verified accommodation offers from different online platforms. You will surely find the ideal option for you!

Student apartments for rent in Vilnius

In Vilnius, you will find a wide variety of apartments for rent. Each of them has particular characteristics, so you have to pay attention to the details they present. Of course, most of them are usually fully furnished and have basic appliances.

As a general rule, flats in more central neighbourhoods are priced higher than those in surrounding neighbourhoods. The price of a studio apartment starts at € 180 onwards and an apartment with more rooms to share with other students starts at € 370 per month. When looking at the price, you also have to identify whether the costs of water, electricity, etc. are included or if you have to add some extra.

Student room for rent in Vilnius

Surely you are wondering, how do I find cheap room for students in Vilnius? From Erasmus Play we make this simple: access the search engine, where you will see the offer of verified rooms from different online platforms. In addition, you will be able to filter by your preferred characteristics and determine a maximum budget, entry and exit dates. 

The monthly cost of a room in Vilnius starts from € 150 onwards, generally, these low prices belong to rooms in apartments far from the city centre. In a more central location, they usually go from € 260 onwards. In addition, the average price is € 280, since the monthly payment can amount to € 590.

Student accommodation in Vilnius

There are several areas of the city that are chosen by young people who move to Vilnius for a season. Here are some of them:

Apartments for rent in Vilnius Old Town

This historic district of the city is full of buildings with Baroque architecture, cobbled streets, museums and monuments. Here you can find the main building of the University of Vilnius. In the old town, a studio apartment starts at € 400 a month upwards and a shared apartment usually starts at € 800.

Apartments in the centre of Vilnius

In the modern centre of the Lithuanian capital, there are several of the most popular leisure places for students, as well as various shops and green areas. In this neighbourhood, you will come across some of the University's faculties, such as Technology and Design. The price of a studio apartment has an average of € 750 per month and that of a shared apartment of € 950 per month.

Rooms for rent in the Naujamiestis neighbourhood

This neighbourhood is located south of the centre and west of the old town of Vilnius, close to both. One of the most interesting characteristics of this area is that it is located next to one of the largest parks in the city, the Vingis, where the river Neris passes. In Naujamiestis, a room in a shared flat usually has an average price of € 280 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Vilnius

It should be noted that it is the oldest university in the Baltic States and also the largest in the country. This institution has 15 different faculties, most of them located in different parts of the city. What is considered the main campus is located in the old town, has very beautiful architecture and houses the faculties of Philosophy, History, Philology and Foreign Language Studies. You know exactly where your college is located in the city so that you can choose a convenient location.

University residence in Vilnius

The University of Vilnius offers accommodation to students in residences close to the buildings in which the various faculties are located. Generally, the rooms offered are shared. The price of a shared room between two people is € 90 per person and a triple room is € 60 per person. You will also have to share the rest of the facilities with the other students who live in the residence. In the case of a studio apartment, the price is usually around € 800 per month.

Frequently Asked Questions about Vilnius

What is the cost of a room in Vilnius?
The average cost is usually around € 280, but it all depends on the location and the characteristics of the room and the apartment in which it is located.
Why share a flat with students in Vilnius?
There are two main reasons why most students decide to share a flat during the Erasmus experience in Vilnius. One, because it is cheaper than renting an entire flat and two because it allows them to share their experience closely with other students.
How much does a room in a residence in Vilnius cost?
The rooms offered in the Vilnius University residences are double or triple. The doubles usually have a cost of € 90 per month and the triples of € 60, always being the price per person.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Vilnius?
This largely depends on the lifestyle you lead and the type of accommodation you choose, but it is usually cheaper than other countries such as Germany or the Netherlands. On average, calculate that you will need between € 400-500 per month including rent, food, leisure and some trips.
Why go on Erasmus to Vilnius?
The Lithuanian capital is a very lively city, with a lot of student life and that offers a great variety of leisure options, both during the day and at night. In addition, you will be able to travel to nearby places, practise your English and learn some Lithuanian. Keep in mind that in Vilnius in winter it is very cold, but in summer it is also hot. Check the season you will be in to prepare yourself with the right clothes.

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