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There are 8 ways to get from Rostock to Riga by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Rostock  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rostock (RLG) to Riga (RIX) RLG - RIX

$208 - $559

Cheapest option

Bus to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Riga (RIX) TXL - RIX

$52 - $150

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Riga (RIX) HAM - RIX

$86 - $233

Train to Copenhagen, fly  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock Seehafen Fähre to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Riga (RIX) CPH - RIX

$123 - $390

Bus via Kaliningrad  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostock to Kaliningrad 1151402
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga 820901/820902 / ...

$61 - $118

Bus  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 147 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$68 - $141

Train, night train  •  30 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof Re5 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  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 / ...

$135 - $201

Drive  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Rostock to Riga 689.6 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Rostock to Riga is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rostock to Riga is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rostock to Riga. However, there are services departing from Rostock and arriving at Rīga via Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rostock to Riga. However, there are services departing from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Riga via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 24 min.

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The distance between Rostock and Riga is 816 km. The road distance is 1103.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 32 min and costs 50€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Rostock to Riga, including transfers.

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

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Rostock to Riga train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Riga is to fly which takes 6 h 57 min and costs 180€ - 490€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 24 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Rostock to Riga.
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  • Distance: 510.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Rostock, Germany and Riga, Latvia?

BMI Regional, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Rostock to Riga 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rostock to Riga via Kaliningrad in around 24 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Munich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Munich, Gdansk
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Hamburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Stuttgart, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Rostock to Riga via Stuttgart, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rostock Seehafen Fähre to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rostock to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
16 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de

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There is no direct flight from Rostock Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Rostock. It is currently 2:55 AM in Rostock and 3:55 AM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostock to Riga is 1103 km. It takes approximately 14 h 27 min to drive from Rostock to Riga.

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Air Baltic, LOT, Lufthansa and BMI Regional offer flights from Rostock 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 Rostock to Rostock Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs 50€ - 60€.

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