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

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Fly from Kosice  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Kosice (KSC) to Riga (RIX) KSC - RIX

$90 - $160

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Train, bus  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice to Zilina R / ...
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin R / ...
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$58 - $97

3 alternative options

Shuttle to Budapest, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Košice to Budapest Airport
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Riga (RIX) BUD - RIX

$125 - $262

Bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Košice to Warsaw, Warsaw West
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
  3. Take the bus from Grodno Train Station to Riga

$73 - $97

Drive  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Košice to Riga 832.1 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Košice to Riga is to train and bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 24 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Košice to Riga is to shuttle and fly which costs 100€ - 230€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Košice to Riga. However, there are services departing from Košice and arriving at Riga via Warszawa Zachodnia and Grodno Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 25 min.

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The distance between Košice and Riga is 935 km. The road distance is 1331.3 km.

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The best way to get from Košice to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Košice to Riga, including transfers.

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Košice to Riga bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Košice station.

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The best way to get from Košice to Riga is to fly which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 80€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 26 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kosice Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Košice to Riga bus services, operated by Intaks, arrive at Riga station.

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Map of how to get from Košice to Riga.
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  • Distance: 584.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Košice, Slovakia and Riga, Latvia?

LOT, Air Baltic and four other airlines fly from Košice to Riga every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Košice to Riga via Warsaw, Warsaw West, Warszawa Zachodnia, Grodno, and Grodno Train Station in around 26 h 25 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kosice to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Kosice to Riga via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Kosice to Riga via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Budapest to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Kosice to Riga via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kosice to Riga via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kosice to Riga via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Budapest to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Kosice to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Žilina, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $2
Business
$4 - $5
Premium
$6 - $9
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Košice to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 Košice to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Grodno
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
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
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by

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More Questions & Answers

Riga is 1 h ahead of Košice. It is currently 10:12 PM in Košice and 11:12 PM in Riga.

Yes, the driving distance between Košice to Riga is 1331 km. It takes approximately 15 h 57 min to drive from Košice to Riga.

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Eurowings, Turkish Airlines, CSA and three other airlines offer flights from Kosice Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1084+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Košice to Kosice Airport is to line 23 bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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