There are 2 ways to get from Riga to Kuressaare by bus or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Pärnu 800703 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare 772 / ...

$17 - $56

1 alternative option

Fly, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Tallinn (TLL) RIX - TLL
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare

$44 - $137

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Kuressaare. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Kuressaare via Pärnu bussijaam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Riga and Kuressaare is 174 km.

The best way to get from Riga to Kuressaare without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Riga to Kuressaare, including transfers.

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

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

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Riga to Kuressaare bus services, operated by Sarbuss AS, arrive at Kuressaare station.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Kuressaare. Prices start at $48 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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Map of how to get from Riga to Kuressaare.
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  • Distance: 109 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Estonia?

You can take a bus from Riga to Kuressaare via Pärnu and Pärnu bussijaam in around 6 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Bus operators
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Pärnu Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Sarbuss AS
Website
sarbuss.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sarbuss.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
sarbuss.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Sirel Reisid OÜ
Website
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
sirelreisid.com
Lux Express
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Sareta Aktsiaselts
Website
sareta.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
sareta.ee

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