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Duration 4h
Distance 285 km
Average price $19
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The bus between Vilnius and Riga takes 4h. There is at least one bus per day from Vilnius to Riga. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Vilnius Central Bus Station
  2. Riga
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$15 - $21

Vilnius to Riga bus times

Buses run once daily between Vilnius and Riga. The service departs Vilnius at 02:40 in the morning, which arrives into Riga at 06:40. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 4h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vilnius Central Bus Station station and arriving at Riga Central Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Vilnius and Riga is 261 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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Vilnius to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius Central Bus Station.

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Vilnius to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Riga Central Bus Station.

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What companies run services between Vilnius and Riga?

Ecolines operates a bus from Vilnius Central Bus Station to Riga Central Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 4h.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21

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