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There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Gdańsk by plane, bus, 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  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Gdansk (GDN) RIX - GDN

$83 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus via Suwałki DA  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki DA to Gdańsk DA

$26 - $40

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Bus  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaliningrad 820901 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk Kaliningrad

$28 - $42

Bus via Klaipėda  •  17h

  1. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Klaipeda Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk

$35 - $44

Train  •  19h 4m

  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 Wschodnia Ic / ...
  6. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny Eic / ...

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Riga to Gdańsk 339.9 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Gdańsk is to bus which costs $26 - $45 and takes 13h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Gdańsk is to fly which costs $80 - $230 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Gdańsk DA via Suwałki DA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Gdansk Glowny via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT), Kaunas, Bialystok and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 4m.

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The distance between Riga and Gdańsk is 448 km. The road distance is 543.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Gdańsk without a car is to bus which takes 13h 22m and costs $26 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Riga to Gdańsk, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Gdańsk is to fly which takes 4h 39m and costs $80 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $45 and takes 13h 22m, you could also train, which costs and takes 19h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Gdańsk.
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  • Distance: 279.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

Air Baltic and LOT fly from Riga to Gdańsk 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Gdańsk via Suwałki and Suwałki DA in around 13h 22m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
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 Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
PKS Nova
Phone
703 302 505
Website
pksnova.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Gdańsk DA
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
pksnova.pl
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Riga to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Klaipeda Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
Ollex

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Riga to Gdańsk bus services, operated by PKS Nova, arrive at Gdańsk DA station.

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Gdańsk is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 2:52 AM in Riga and 1:52 AM in Gdańsk.

Riga to Gdańsk train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Gdansk Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Gdańsk is 544 km. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Riga to Gdańsk.

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

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There are 3845+ hotels available in Gdańsk. Prices start at $33 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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