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There are 9 ways to get from Riga to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, night train, car or taxi

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 to Barcelona  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Barcelona (BCN) RIX - BCN

$99 - $290

8 alternative options

Fly to Girona, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Girona (GRO) RIX - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$119 - $482

Bus, train  •  37h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$487 - $662

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  47h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha 848001
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Barcelona Nord

$152 - $270

Bus Sindbad  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki to Barcelona

$117 - $175

Train  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Kiev Pass
  2. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Wien Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$554 - $773

Night train, train  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Nice Ville R
  3. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave

$291 - $462

Drive, train, taxi  •  33h 49m

  1. Drive from Riga to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$639 - $917

Drive  •  29h 5m

  1. Drive from Riga to Barcelona 1807.6 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Barcelona is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Barcelona is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Praha ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station, Wien Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13h.

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The distance between Riga and Barcelona is 2332 km. The road distance is 2892.2 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 37h 13m and costs $480 - $700.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Riga to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Riga to Barcelona train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Riga Pass station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Barcelona is to fly which takes 6h 54m and costs $95 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $270 and takes 47h 40m, you could also train, which costs $550 - $800 and takes 2 days 13h.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1457.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Barcelona, Spain?

Air Baltic, Wizz Air and 12 other airlines fly from Riga to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Barcelona via Praha and Praha ÚAN Florenc in around 47h 40m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Riga to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Riga to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
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 Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Riga Pass to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
22h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
pv.lv
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Praha
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
Sindbad
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Riga to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 7:54 PM in Riga and 6:54 PM in Barcelona.

Riga to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Barcelona is 2892 km. It takes approximately 29h 5m to drive from Riga to Barcelona.

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Wizz Air, KLM, Ryanair and seven other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27m and costs .

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