There are 6 ways to get from Olsztyn to Riga by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Ecolines  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Olsztyn to Kaliningrad 133704
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga 820901/820902 / ...

$24 - $36

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Bus Kaliningrad Avtovokzal  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Olsztyn to Kaliningrad Olsztynek
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Olaine Kaliningrad / ...

$22 - $33

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Train  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Olsztyn Glowny to Bialystok
  2. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas
  3. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius
  4. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$41 - $55

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Olsztyn to Riga 303.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Warsaw, fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Olsztyn Glowny to Legionowo
  2. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Riga (RIX) WAW - RIX

$55 - $140

Train, train to Gdansk, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Olsztyn Glowny to Ilawa Glowna
  2. Take the train from Ilawa Glowna to Gdansk Wrzeszcz
  3. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Riga (RIX) GDN - RIX

$89 - $242

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Olsztyn to Riga. However, there are services departing from Olsztyn and arriving at Rīga via Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Olsztyn to Riga. However, there are services departing from Olsztyn Glowny and arriving at Riga via Białystok, Kaunas, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 51 min.

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The distance between Olsztyn and Riga is 419 km. The road distance is 484.9 km.

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The best way to get from Olsztyn to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Olsztyn to Riga, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Olsztyn to Riga is to bus which takes 11 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Olsztyn to Riga.
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  • Distance: 262.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Olsztyn to Riga via Kaliningrad in around 11 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Olsztyn to Riga via Bialystok, Białystok, Kaunas, Vilnius, and Daugavpils in around 18 h 51 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Gdansk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Gdansk to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
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 Olsztyn Glowny to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Olsztyn Glowny to Legionowo
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Olsztyn Glowny to Ilawa Glowna
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Ilawa Glowna to Gdansk Wrzeszcz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
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
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Olsztyn to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Olsztyn to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Olaine
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Olsztyn. It is currently 6:14 AM in Olsztyn and 7:14 AM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Olsztyn to Riga is 485 km. It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to drive from Olsztyn to Riga.

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

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There are 1110+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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