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

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Fly from Rome  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Riga (RIX) FCO - RIX

$92 - $286

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Riga (RIX) CIA - RIX

$76 - $224

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  28 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Tallinn
  3. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920

$177 - $289

Night train, bus  •  42 h 58 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Wien HBF En
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Riga

$160 - $281

Bus  •  44 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Riga

$140 - $190

Train, night train  •  47 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Minsk-Passajirskii R
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  4. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$178 - $306

Drive  •  26 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Riga 1572.9 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Riga is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Riga is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Riga. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Riga. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Riga via Verona Porta Nuova, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 38 min.

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The distance between Rome and Riga is 1866 km. The road distance is 2516.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 24 min and costs 150€ - 260€.

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

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Rome to Riga bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Riga train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Riga is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 44 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Riga.
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  • Distance: 1166.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Rome to Riga every 4 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines IT operates a bus from Rome to Riga once a week. Tickets cost $140 - $190 and the journey takes 44 h 30 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Riga via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Riga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Riga via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Rome to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Riga via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Rome to Riga via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
13 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $170
Night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
31 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Riga
Ave. Duration
44 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Wien to Riga
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Rome to Riga bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Riga station.

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Rome. It is currently 3:12 PM in Rome and 4:12 PM in Riga.

Rome to Riga train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Riga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Riga is 2517 km. It takes approximately 26 h 23 min to drive from Rome to Riga.

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Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1084+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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