There are 3 ways to get from Riga to Pärnu by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Pärnu 800703 / ...

$8 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Pärnu 114.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$39 - $126

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Pärnu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Riga and Pärnu is 162 km. The road distance is 183.2 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Pärnu without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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The bus from Rīga to Pärnu takes 2 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Pärnu is 183 km. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Riga to Pärnu.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Pärnu. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Pärnu.
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  • Distance: 101.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Pärnu, Estonia?

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Pärnu twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Temptrans also services this route twice a week.

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
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
gobus.ee

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