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There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Palanga by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Liepāja 721
  2. Take the bus from Liepaja to Palangos 810203

$12 - $14

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Šiauliai 820901
  2. Take the bus from Šiauliai to Palanga 163 / ...

$17 - $23

Bus, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Šiauliai 820901
  2. Take the train from Šiauliai to Klaipėda

$15 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Palanga 171.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Palanga  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Palanga (PLQ) RIX - PLQ

$28 - $122

Fly to Liepaya, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Liepaya (LPX) RIX - LPX
  2. Take the bus from Liepaja to Palangos

$57 - $173

Shuttle  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lidosta Rīga to Klaipėda

$23 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Palanga is to train and bus which costs $12 - $15 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Palanga is to fly which costs $28 - $130 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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

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The distance between Riga and Palanga is 219 km. The road distance is 274.2 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Palanga without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $17 - $23.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Riga to Palanga, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Palanga is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $17 - $23. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $28 - $130 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Palanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Riga to Palanga bus services, operated by Autobusubilietai.lt, arrive at Palanga station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Palanga.
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  • Distance: 136.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Palanga, Lithuania?

You can take a bus from Riga to Palanga via Šiauliai in around 6 h 8 min. Alternatively, Air Baltic flies from Riga to Palanga twice daily.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Palanga
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $150
Flights from Riga to Liepaya
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Liepāja
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Šiauliai to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Liepaja to Palangos
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Šiauliai
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Šiauliai to Palanga
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Keleiviu Vezimas
Phone
+370 686 94403
Website
keleiviu.lt
Shuttle from Lidosta Rīga to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
keleiviu.lt

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Palanga is 274 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Riga to Palanga.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Palanga Airport.

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There are 1011+ hotels available in Palanga. Prices start at $35 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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