There are 8 ways to get from Cologne to Riga by plane, train, bus, shuttle 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Riga (RIX) CGN - RIX

$57 - $268

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Riga (RIX) DUS - RIX

$88 - $202

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Riga (RIX) FRA - RIX

$110 - $206

Train, bus via Berlin Jungfernheide  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin-Spandau Ice
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$164 - $288

Bus  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Hbf to Kaunas
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Panevezis 281 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Panevėžys to Rīga

$111 - $151

Train, bus  •  30 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Hannover to Rīga 847406

$133 - $228

Bus, shuttle  •  39 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln/Bonn Airport to Kaliningrad
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klaipėda to Lidosta Rīga

$102 - $139

Drive  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Riga 1000.1 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Riga is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Riga is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Riga is 1302 km. The road distance is 1600.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Cologne to Riga, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Riga. However, there are services departing from Cologne Hbf and arriving at Rīga via Kaunas and Panevėžys. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 50 min.

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

Ryanair, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Cologne to Riga 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Riga via Kaunas, Panevezis, and Panevėžys in around 30 h 50 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Riga via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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 Panevėžys to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Hannover to Rīga
Ave. Duration
27 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
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
Bus from Cologne Hbf to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezys
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Köln/Bonn Airport to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
29 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Keleiviu Vezimas
Phone
+370 686 94403
Website
keleiviu.lt
Shuttle from Klaipėda to Lidosta Rīga
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
keleiviu.lt

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