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

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Fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Odesa (ODS) RIX - ODS

$87 - $268

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Train  •  34 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl. D / ...

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  30 h 42 min

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

$24 - $42

Bus  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Odessa

$70 - $120

Drive  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Odessa 957.4 miles

$170 - $250

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Odessa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Odessa Gl. via Minsk-Passajirskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 2 min.

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The distance between Riga and Odessa is 1249 km. The road distance is 1531.9 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Odessa without a car is to bus and train which takes 30 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Riga to Odessa, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Odessa is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 34 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Odesa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Riga to Odessa bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Odessa station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 780.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Odessa, Ukraine?

Air Baltic, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Riga to Odessa 3 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Odessa twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 32 h.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Latvian Railways (PV)
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
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 Odessa
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Riga to Odessa train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Odessa Gl. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Odessa is 1532 km. It takes approximately 18 h 20 min to drive from Riga to Odessa.

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Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air Baltic and two other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Odesa Airport.

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There are 2341+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $25 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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