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

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Fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Riga (RIX) BCN - RIX

$97 - $297

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Train, bus ALSA  •  44 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Lvov
  3. Take the bus from Lviv to Rīga

$228 - $354

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Rīga 848002

$154 - $277

Train Russian Railways, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Nice Ville to Warszawa Centralna R / ...
  5. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$332 - $497

Bus Sindbad  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Elbląg
  2. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga

$121 - $169

Bus Eurolines IT  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova Autostazione to Riga

$120 - $160

Drive, train  •  32 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg Ice
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Riga

$470 - $712

Drive  •  29 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Riga 1810.4 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Riga is to bus which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Riga is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Riga. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord and arriving at Rīga via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Riga is 2332 km. The road distance is 2896.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 44 h 45 min and costs 190€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Barcelona to Riga, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Riga bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Barcelona Nord station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Riga is to fly which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Riga.
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  • Distance: 1457.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Wizz Air and 13 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Riga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Riga via Praha ÚAN Florenc and Prague in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Riga via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nice Ville to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
28 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Lvov
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Lviv to Rīga
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Prague to Rīga
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Riga
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Girona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Sindbad
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Barcelona to Padova
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 5:53 AM in Barcelona and 6:53 AM in Riga.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Riga is 2897 km. It takes approximately 29 h 9 min to drive from Barcelona to Riga.

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Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines, Air Baltic and six other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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