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

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Fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Warsaw (WAW) RIX - WAW

$50 - $123

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Bus, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

$30 - $45

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Bus Ecolines  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02 846009

$35 - $65

Bus Intaks  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Grodno Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Warszawa Zachodnia

$42 - $47

Train  •  16 h 58 min

  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
  5. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

$37 - $58

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Warsaw 405.5 miles

$70 - $110

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Warszawa Centralna 02. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT), Kaunas and Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 58 min.

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The distance between Riga and Warsaw is 561 km. The road distance is 648.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Warsaw without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Riga to Warsaw, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Warsaw is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 16 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Riga to Warsaw bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Warszawa Centralna 02 station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 350.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

LOT and Air Baltic fly from Riga to Warsaw 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Warsaw 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
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 Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Riga to Grodno Train Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Warsaw is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 11:37 AM in Riga and 10:37 AM in Warsaw.

Riga to Warsaw train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Warsaw is 649 km. It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to drive from Riga to Warsaw.

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

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There are 2946+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $39 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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