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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Riga by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Riga (RIX) CDG - RIX

$87 - $212

6 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Riga (RIX) BRU - RIX

$185 - $383

Train, bus  •  32 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Leipzig to Rīga

$254 - $412

Bus  •  38 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga 848408

$110 - $170

Train, night train  •  39 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  4. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$270 - $392

Drive, train  •  23 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Riga

$262 - $476

Drive  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Riga 1298.3 miles

$270 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Riga is to fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Riga is to fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Rue de Maubeuge and arriving at Rīga. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 38 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Riga. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Riga via Karlsruhe Hbf, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 42 min.

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The distance between Paris and Riga is 1703 km. The road distance is 2077.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 17 min and costs 220€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Paris to Riga, including transfers.

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Paris to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Paris Rue de Maubeuge station.

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Paris to Riga train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 75€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 38 h.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Riga.
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  • Distance: 1064.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, LOT and five other airlines fly from Paris to Riga every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Paris to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 38 h.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Leipzig to Rīga
Ave. Duration
23 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Paris. It is currently 8:34 AM in Paris and 9:34 AM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Riga is 2077 km. It takes approximately 22 h 16 min to drive from Paris to Riga.

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Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1135+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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