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There are 5 ways to get from Riga to Jõhvi by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Ecolines  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Kohtla-Järve 858003

$19 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus via Valga bussijaam  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Valka
  2. Take the bus from Valga bussijaam to Tartu bussijaam 369 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Jõhvi 175 / ...

$17 - $27

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Train  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga 866 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Tartu
  3. Take the train from Tartu to Tapa
  4. Take the train from Tapa to Jõhvi D

$18 - $28

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Riga to Jõhvi 234.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Tallinn (TLL) RIX - TLL
  2. Take the train from Ülemiste to Tapa
  3. Take the train from Tapa to Jõhvi

$40 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Jõhvi is to bus which costs $17 - $28 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Jõhvi is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Jõhvi. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Postkontor via Vironia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Jõhvi. However, there are services departing from Rīga pasažieru and arriving at Jõhvi via Valga, Tartu and Tapa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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The distance between Riga and Jõhvi is 331 km. The road distance is 374.9 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Jõhvi without a car is to bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $19 - $40.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Riga to Jõhvi, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Jõhvi is to bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $19 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $18 - $29 and takes 9h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Jõhvi.
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  • Distance: 206.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Jõhvi, Estonia?

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Jõhvi once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Jõhvi via Valga, Tartu, and Tapa in around 9h 9m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
pv.lv
Elron
Phone
673 7400
Email
info@elron.ee
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Elron
Train from Tartu to Tapa
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Elron
Train from Tapa to Jõhvi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Elron
Train from Ülemiste to Tapa
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Elron
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tapa to Iyhvi
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
gorail.ee
Seating
$4 - $6
3rd Class (open sleeping)
$5 - $7
2nd Class (coupe)
$6 - $8
1st Class (SV coupe)
$13 - $15
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Valka
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
1188.lv
Automen OÜ
Phone
12012
Website
automen.ee
Bus from Valga bussijaam to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Automen OÜ
Arilix OÜ
Phone
+372 5886 0000
Email
tellimine@bussikeskus.ee
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Valga bussijaam to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Arilix OÜ
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Jõhvi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Arilix OÜ
Go Bus AS
Phone
631 0011
Email
info@gobus.ee
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Valga bussijaam to Tartu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Go Bus AS
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Jõhvi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Peatus Estonia
Ekspress-Auto L
Phone
33 79 040
Email
info@ekspressautol.ee
Website
ekspressautol.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Jõhvi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ekspress-Auto L

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 49m.

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Riga to Jõhvi bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Kohtla-Järve station.

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Riga to Jõhvi train services, operated by Elron, arrive at Jõhvi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Jõhvi is 375 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Riga to Jõhvi.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Jõhvi. Prices start at $32 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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