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

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 Brussels, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Brussels (BRU) RIX - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$110 - $278

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Charleroi (CRL) RIX - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$55 - $589

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) RIX - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge

$129 - $264

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Dusseldorf (DUS) RIX - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$169 - $294

Bus, train via Berlin-Spandau  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$221 - $336

Bus Sindbad, train  •  34 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki to Gent
  3. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$92 - $129

Train, night train  •  35 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$225 - $356

Bus  •  36 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga Seaport to Siauliai Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Šiauliai to Kaunas 321 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Düsseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Bruges 080

$131 - $187

Drive  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Bruges 1151.1 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Bruges is to bus and train which costs $90 - $130 and takes 34 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Bruges is to fly and train which costs $110 - $280 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Riga Seaport and arriving at Bruges via Šiauliai, Kaunas and Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Minsk-Passajirskii, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 54 min.

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The distance between Riga and Bruges is 1496 km. The road distance is 1841.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Bruges without a car is to bus and train which takes 28 h 35 min and costs $220 - $340.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Riga to Bruges, including transfers.

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Riga to Bruges bus services, operated by Ollex, depart from Riga Seaport station.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Riga to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 935.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Riga to Bruges via Šiauliai, Kaunas, and Düsseldorf in around 36 h 51 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Riga to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Riga to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Riga to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Riga to Dusseldorf via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Riga to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
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-Spandau to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Riga Seaport to Siauliai Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
ollex.lt
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Šiauliai to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Kautra
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Šiauliai to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kaunas to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
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 Düsseldorf to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Riga to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Bruges is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 4:09 PM in Riga and 3:09 PM in Bruges.

Riga to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruges / Brugge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Bruges is 1842 km. It takes approximately 20 h 2 min to drive from Riga to Bruges.

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Air Baltic, Finnair, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Riga Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1523+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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

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