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

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Riga (RIX) AMS - RIX

$87 - $210

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Riga (RIX) EIN - RIX

$81 - $468

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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Riga (RIX) BRU - RIX

$109 - $302

Train, bus  •  29h 8m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau Ice
  3. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga

$190 - $318

Bus  •  34h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Rīga 848502

$95 - $150

Train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Kiev Pass D
  5. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass

$257 - $387

Drive  •  18h 22m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Riga 1038.3 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Riga is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Riga is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 5h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Rīga. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 34h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Riga. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Riga Pass via Duisburg Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Centralna and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Utrecht and Riga is 1333 km. The road distance is 1661.2 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 29h 8m and costs 160€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Utrecht to Riga, including transfers.

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

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Utrecht to Riga train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Riga is to bus which takes 34h 24m and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 340€ and takes 2 days 2h.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Riga.
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  • Distance: 833.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Riga, Latvia?

Ecolines operates a bus from Utrecht to Riga once a week. Tickets cost $95 - $150 and the journey takes 34h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Utrecht to Riga via Duisburg Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Warszawa Centralna, and Kiev Pass in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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 Warszawa Centralna to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
18h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Utrecht to Rīga
Ave. Duration
34h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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Riga is 1h ahead of Utrecht. It is currently 12:41 AM in Utrecht and 1:41 AM in Riga.

Utrecht to Riga train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Riga Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Riga is 1661 km. It takes approximately 18h 22m to drive from Utrecht to Riga.

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Air Baltic, Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Riga Airport.

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