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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Riga by plane, train, bus, night train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Barcelona  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Riga (RIX) BCN - RIX

$97 - $297

Cheapest option

Train to Girona, fly  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Riga (RIX) GRO - RIX

$83 - $341

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  40h 7m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  4. Take the bus from Leipzig to Rīga

$458 - $647

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Rīga 848002

$151 - $266

Bus Sindbad  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Elbląg
  2. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
  4. Take the bus from Klaipeda Bus Station to Riga Central Bus Station

$129 - $188

Train  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  5. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass

$553 - $707

Train, night train  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Nice Ville to Minsk-Passajirskii R / ...
  4. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass D

$291 - $462

Taxi, train, drive  •  34h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Riga

$699 - $921

Drive  •  29h 9m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Riga 1810.4 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Riga is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Riga is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Riga. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord and arriving at Rīga via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Riga. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Riga Pass via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Est, München Hbf, Wien Hauptbahnhof and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Riga is 2332 km. The road distance is 2896.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 40h 7m and costs 390€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Barcelona to Riga, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Riga bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Riga train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Riga is to fly which takes 6h 33m and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 2 days 1h, you could also train, which costs 480€ - 650€ and takes 2 days 14h.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Riga.
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  • Distance: 1457.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Wizz Air and 13 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Riga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Riga via Praha ÚAN Florenc and Prague in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Girona to Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Girona to Riga via Bremen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Girona to Riga via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Girona to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
23h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
18h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Night train from Nice Ville to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
39h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Website
en.oui.sncf
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Leipzig to Rīga
Ave. Duration
23h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Prague to Rīga
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $29
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Klaipeda Bus Station to Riga Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
Ollex
Other operators
Taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis Barcelona 24 Hora
Phone
+34 930 13 01 06
Website
taxidebarcelona.net
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Barcelona to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Rīga station.

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Riga is 1h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 2:32 PM in Barcelona and 3:32 PM in Riga.

Barcelona to Riga train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Riga Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Riga is 2897 km. It takes approximately 29h 9m to drive from Barcelona to Riga.

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Wizz Air, Air Baltic, Finnair and five other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1152+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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