There are 3 ways to get from Riga to Valka by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Valga 866 / ...

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Valka 7600

$8 - $11

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Valka 99 miles

$17 - $26

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Valka. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Raja via Jaama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Riga and Valka is 147 km. The road distance is 158.4 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Valka without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Riga to Valka, including transfers.

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Riga to Valka bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Valka is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Riga to Valka bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, arrive at Valka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Valka is 158 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Riga to Valka.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Valka. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 92 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Valka, Latvia?

Latvian Railways (PV) operates a train from Riga to Valka twice daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, 1188 Latvia operates a bus from Riga to Valka 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Valka
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
1188.lv

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