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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Ventspils AO 7955 / ...

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Tukums 1 6501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tukuma AO to Ventspils AO 7955 / ...

$8 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Riga to Ventspils 116.7 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Ventspils is to bus which costs $8 - $10 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Ventspils is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riga and arriving at Ventspils AO. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 55m.

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The distance between Riga and Ventspils is 160 km. The road distance is 186.7 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Ventspils without a car is to bus which takes 2h 55m and costs $8 - $10.

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The bus from Riga to Ventspils AO takes 2h 55m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Ventspils is 187 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Riga to Ventspils.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Ventspils. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Ventspils.
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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

1188 Latvia operates a bus from Riga to Ventspils every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Tukums 1
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus from Tukuma AO to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
1188.lv

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