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

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Fly from Amsterdam  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Riga (RIX) AMS - RIX

$82 - $202

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Riga (RIX) BRU - RIX

$148 - $342

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6 h 33 min

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

$85 - $475

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Riga (RIX) DUS - RIX

$134 - $246

Train, bus  •  29 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin-Spandau Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$133 - $252

Bus  •  35 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rīga 848502

$100 - $150

Train  •  38 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Orscha Central D
  3. Take the train from Orscha Central to Novosokolniki D
  4. Take the train from Novosokolniki to Riga Pass D

$167 - $281

Drive  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Riga 1052.8 miles

$250 - $370

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Rīga. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 35 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Riga. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Riga Pass via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Orscha Central and Novosokolniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 18 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Riga is 1331 km. The road distance is 1684.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Amsterdam to Riga, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Riga train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 38 h 18 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Riga.
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  • Distance: 831.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Riga every 3 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Amsterdam to Riga once a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 35 h.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
17 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $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
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 4:32 PM in Amsterdam and 5:32 PM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Riga is 1685 km. It takes approximately 18 h 40 min to drive from Amsterdam to Riga.

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Lufthansa, Finnair, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1110+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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