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There are 7 ways to get from Katowice to Riga by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly from Katowice  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Riga (RIX) KTW - RIX

$82 - $157

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Train, bus  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$45 - $69

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Bus to Krakow, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Riga (RIX) KRK - RIX

$84 - $236

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Riga (RIX) WAW - RIX

$56 - $140

Bus  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Riga

$50 - $75

Train  •  20 h 18 min

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

Drive  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Riga 632.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Riga is to train and bus which costs 160 zł - 260 zł and takes 16 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Riga is to train and fly which costs 200 zł - 550 zł and takes 6 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice and arriving at Riga. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Riga. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Riga via Warszawa Wschodnia, Białystok, Kaunas, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 18 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Riga is 815 km. The road distance is 1012.1 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 36 min and costs 160 zł - 260 zł.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Katowice to Riga, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Katowice to Riga is to fly which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 300 zł - 600 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190 zł - 290 zł and takes 18 h 49 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 20 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Riga.
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  • Distance: 509.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

LOT, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Katowice to Riga every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Katowice to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 18 h 49 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Krakow to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Katowice to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Riga via Bari
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Katowice to Riga via Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Katowice to Riga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Riga via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Katowice to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Krakow to Riga via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Krakow to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
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 Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
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
1 h 11 min
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
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Riga
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Riga
Ave. Duration
18 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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There is no direct flight from Katowice Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Katowice. It is currently 3:16 AM in Katowice and 4:16 AM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Riga is 1012 km. It takes approximately 12 h 6 min to drive from Katowice to Riga.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa, LOT and Wizz Air offer flights from Katowice 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 Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs 27 zł.

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