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There are 6 ways to get from Ventspils to Gdańsk by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventspils AO to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny Eic / ...

$48 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventspils AO to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Olaine to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk

$33 - $47

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Bus via Suwałki DA  •  17 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventspils AO to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki
  3. Take the bus from Suwałki DA to Gdańsk DA

$34 - $50

Car ferry  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ventspils to Nynäshamn
  2. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn - Visby to Gdańsk

$92

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Ventspils to Gdańsk 364.2 miles

$65 - $95

Bus, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventspils AO to Zolitūdes iela
  2. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Gdansk (GDN) RIX - GDN

$87 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ventspils to Gdańsk is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 21 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ventspils to Gdańsk is to bus and fly which costs $85 - $240 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ventspils to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Ventspils AO and arriving at Gdańsk DA via Rīga and Suwałki DA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 17 min.

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The distance between Ventspils and Gdańsk is 384 km. The road distance is 582.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ventspils to Gdańsk without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 30 min and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 16 h 30 min to get from Ventspils to Gdańsk, including transfers.

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Ventspils to Gdańsk bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, depart from Ventspils AO station.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Ventspils to Gdańsk bus services, operated by PKS Nova, arrive at Gdańsk DA station.

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Gdańsk is 1 h behind Ventspils. It is currently 6:11 AM in Ventspils and 5:11 AM in Gdańsk.

Map of how to get from Ventspils to Gdańsk.
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  • Distance: 239.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 30 min

What companies run services between Ventspils, Latvia and Gdańsk, Poland?

You can take a bus from Ventspils to Gdańsk via Rīga, Suwałki, and Suwałki DA in around 17 h 17 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
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).

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Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Ventspils AO to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus from Ventspils AO to Zolitūdes iela
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
1188.lv
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
PKS Nova
Phone
703 302 505
Website
pksnova.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Gdańsk DA
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
pksnova.pl
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Olaine to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
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Yes, the driving distance between Ventspils to Gdańsk is 583 km. It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to drive from Ventspils to Gdańsk.

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Air Baltic and LOT offer flights from Riga Airport to Gdansk Airport.

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There are 3667+ hotels available in Gdańsk. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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