There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Riga by plane, bus, 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 Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Riga (RIX) TXL - RIX

$43 - $134

Cheapest option

Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Riga (RIX) SXF - RIX

$29 - $104

4 alternative options

Bus  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$57 - $124

Bus via Bauska  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Bauska 846606 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kundziņkrogs to Riga 7480

$59 - $138

Train  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  4. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

$147 - $184

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Riga 664.7 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Riga is to fly which costs 24€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Riga is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Riga. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 28 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Riga is 843 km. The road distance is 1063.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Berlin to Riga, including transfers.

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Berlin to Riga train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 35€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 23 h 14 min, you could also train, which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 25 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Riga.
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  • Distance: 526.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

Air Baltic and Lufthansa fly from Berlin to Riga 3 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Berlin to Riga twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 21 h 45 min. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $140
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
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 Berlin to Bauska
Ave. Duration
20 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
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
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Kundziņkrogs to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
1188.lv

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