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There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Sochi by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Sochi (AER) RIX - AER

$151 - $470

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Bus, train Belorussian Railways (BŽD)  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Orsha
  2. Take the train from Orscha Central to Sochi

$48 - $131

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Bus, train Russian Railways (RZhD)  •  47h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg 858003 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Sochi D

$69 - $162

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Panevėžys
  2. Take the bus from Panevezys to Minsk
  3. Take the bus from Minsk to Yuzhniye Vorota
  4. Take the bus from Moscow, Yuzhniye Vorota to Rostov-on-Don
  5. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Sochi

$69 - $114

Train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga 866 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Tartu
  3. Take the train from Tartu to Tapa
  4. Take the train from Tapa to St Petersburg Glavny D
  5. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Sochi D

$72 - $180

Drive  •  31h 55m

  1. Drive from Riga to Sochi 1583.6 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Sochi is to bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Sochi is to fly which costs $150 - $470 and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Sochi. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Sochi via Panevezys, Minsk, Moscow, Yuzhniye Vorota and Rostov-na-Donu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Sochi. However, there are services departing from Rīga pasažieru and arriving at Sochi via Valga, Tartu, Tapa and St Petersburg Glavny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Riga and Sochi is 1844 km. The road distance is 2533.7 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Sochi without a car is to bus and train which takes 47h 48m and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Riga to Sochi, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Sochi is to fly which takes 6h 43m and costs $150 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 2 days 2h, you could also train, which costs $70 - $180 and takes 2 days 3h.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Sochi.
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  • Distance: 1152.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Sochi, Russia?

Air Baltic, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Riga to Sochi every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Sochi via Panevezys, Minsk, Moscow, Yuzhniye Vorota, Rostov-on-Don, and Rostov-na-Donu in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Sochi via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Sochi
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Riga to Sochi via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Riga to Sochi via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Sochi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Sochi
Ave. Duration
36h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$40 - $65
2nd Class (Kupé)
$75 - $120
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
pv.lv
Elron
Phone
673 7400
Email
info@elron.ee
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Elron
Train from Tartu to Tapa
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Elron
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from Tapa to St Petersburg Glavny
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
gorail.ee
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Panevėžys
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Minsk to Yuzhniye Vorota
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow, Yuzhniye Vorota to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Sochi
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Riga to Orsha
Ave. Duration
10h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Sochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Riga to Sochi bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Sochi station.

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Sochi is 1h ahead of Riga. It is currently 4:45 PM in Riga and 5:45 PM in Sochi.

Riga to Sochi train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Sochi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Sochi is 2534 km. It takes approximately 31h 55m to drive from Riga to Sochi.

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Air Baltic, UTair Aviation, RusLine and two other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Sochi Airport.

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There are 3239+ hotels available in Sochi. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27m and costs .

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