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

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Bus Ecolines  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...

$23 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus Intaks  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Grodno Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Bialystok 198303

$34 - $42

Train  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the train from Riga to Daugavpils 704 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  4. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Riga to Białystok 309.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  6h 58m

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

$57 - $134

Fly to Vilnius, train, bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok

$41 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Białystok is to bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Białystok is to bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 6h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Białystok. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Białystok via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT) and Kaunas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 23m.

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The distance between Riga and Białystok is 428 km. The road distance is 495.3 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Białystok without a car is to bus which takes 6h 54m and costs $23 - $35.

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The bus from Rīga to Białystok takes 6h 54m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Riga to Białystok train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Białystok is to bus which takes 6h 54m and costs $23 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 267.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

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

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Białystok twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 6h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Białystok via Daugavpils, Vilnius, Vilnius(LT), and Kaunas in around 13h 23m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
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 Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
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 Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Riga to Grodno Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Bus Grodno
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Białystok is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 3:06 PM in Riga and 2:06 PM in Białystok.

Riga to Białystok train services, operated by Traukinio, arrive at Białystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Białystok is 495 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Riga to Białystok.

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

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There are 316+ hotels available in Białystok. Prices start at $20 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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