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There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Madrid by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Madrid (MAD) RIX - MAD

$101 - $362

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Bus, train  •  42 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$457 - $641

Train, night train via Berlin Ostbahnhof  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$468 - $646

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha 848001
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Avenida America

$182 - $270

Train, night train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Nice Ville R
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$345 - $547

Drive, train  •  39 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$624 - $927

Drive  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Madrid 2128.9 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Madrid is to fly which costs $100 - $370 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Madrid is to fly which costs $100 - $370 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Madrid Avenida America via Praha ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Minsk-Passajirskii, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Karlsruhe Hbf and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Riga and Madrid is 2713 km. The road distance is 3406.2 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 42 h 23 min and costs $450 - $650.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Riga to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Madrid is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $100 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $270 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1695.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Madrid, Spain?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Riga to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Madrid via Praha and Praha ÚAN Florenc in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Riga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
39 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Website
www.rw.by
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Praha
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Avenida America
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h.

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Riga to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Madrid Avenida America station.

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Madrid is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 1:15 AM in Riga and 12:15 AM in Madrid.

Riga to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Madrid is 3406 km. It takes approximately 34 h 20 min to drive from Riga to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Finnair and three other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3657+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $52 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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