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There are 5 ways to get from Warsaw to Riga by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Riga (RIX) WAW - RIX

$46 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus Ecolines  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$35 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic
  2. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas
  3. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius(LT)
  4. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 817 / ...

Bus Intaks  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
  2. Take the bus from Grodno Train Station to Riga

$43 - $48

Drive  •  9h 2m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Riga 409.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Riga is to bus which costs 130 zł - 200 zł and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Riga is to fly which costs 170 zł - 470 zł and takes 4h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Riga. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Riga. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Riga via Białystok, Kaunas, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 15m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Riga is 561 km. The road distance is 654.8 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 13h 17m and costs 130 zł - 200 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Warsaw to Riga, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Warszawa station.

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Warsaw to Riga train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Riga is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs 170 zł - 470 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 200 zł and takes 13h 17m, you could also train, which costs and takes 17h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Riga.
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  • Distance: 350.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Riga, Latvia?

LOT and Air Baltic fly from Warsaw to Riga 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Warsaw to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 13h 17m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Grodno Train Station to Riga
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Riga is 1h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 8:45 PM in Warsaw and 9:45 PM in Riga.

Warsaw to Riga train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Riga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Riga is 655 km. It takes approximately 9h 2m to drive from Warsaw to Riga.

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Air Baltic and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin 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 Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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