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

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Fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Split (SPU) RIX - SPU

$126 - $476

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Train  •  47 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Wien Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$110 - $165

5 alternative options

Bus, train via Warszawa Centralna  •  32 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  5. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$127 - $195

Bus GlobTourist  •  37 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Warszawa 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw to Split

$123 - $148

Bus  •  41 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Split

$127 - $187

Bus, train  •  42 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Wien
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$152 - $227

Drive  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Split 1348 miles

$260 - $390

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Split. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Split via Warsaw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Split. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Split via Minsk-Passajirskii, Wien Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 40 min.

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The distance between Riga and Split is 1588 km. The road distance is 2156.9 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Split without a car is to bus and train which takes 32 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Riga to Split, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Split is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 6 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 47 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Riga to Split bus services, operated by GlobTourist, arrive at Split station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Split.
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  • Distance: 992.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Split, Croatia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines fly from Riga to Split once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Split via Warszawa and Warsaw in around 37 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Wien
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Warsaw to Split
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $95
Schedules at
globtourist.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Bratislava to Split
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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Split is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 2:51 PM in Riga and 1:51 PM in Split.

Riga to Split train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Split station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Split is 2157 km. It takes approximately 23 h 14 min to drive from Riga to Split.

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Air Baltic, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Riga Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 11979+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $63 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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