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There are 9 ways to get from Riga to Minsk by bus, train, night train, car, plane or subway

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Bus via Panevezys  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Panevėžys 850105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Panevezys to Minsk

$17 - $28

Cheapest option

Night train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii

$5 - $8

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Bus, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius 850105
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii D

$17 - $26

Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Minsk Tsentralny 810501

$17 - $40

Train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Minsk 297.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Riga to Minsk, subway  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Minsk (MSQ) RIX - MSQ
  2. Take the subway from Urucca to Oktyabrskaya

$73 - $165

Fly Riga to Vilnius, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii

$29 - $141

Bus to Vilnius, fly to Minsk  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Minsk (MSQ) VNO - MSQ

$57 - $119

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Minsk is to night train which costs $5 - $8 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Minsk is to fly and subway which costs $70 - $170 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riga and arriving at Minsk Tsentralny. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Riga and arriving at Minsk. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Riga and Minsk is 403 km. The road distance is 475.3 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Minsk without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 22 min and costs $17 - $29.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Riga to Minsk, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Minsk is to bus which takes 7 h 22 min and costs $17 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Minsk.
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  • Distance: 251.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Minsk, Belarus?

You can take a bus from Riga to Minsk via Panevėžys and Panevezys in around 7 h 22 min. Alternatively, Latvian Railways (PV) operates a train from Riga to Minsk 3 times a week, and the journey takes 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Vilnius to Minsk
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
pv.lv
Night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
pv.lv
Minsk Metro
Website
belarus.by
Subway from Urucca to Oktyabrskaya
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
belarus.by
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Panevezys to Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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Bus from Riga to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Minsk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Riga to Minsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Minsk station.

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Minsk is 1 h ahead of Riga. It is currently 9:31 AM in Riga and 10:31 AM in Minsk.

Riga to Minsk train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Minsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Minsk is 475 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Riga to Minsk.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Air Baltic offer flights from Riga Airport to Minsk Airport.

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There are 1303+ hotels available in Minsk. Prices start at $31 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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