There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Riga by plane, train, car ferry, bus 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  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Riga (RIX) CPH - RIX

$52 - $290

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Train, carferry  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Riga

$196 - $426

Bus  •  30 h

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N132 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$79 - $160

Bus Sindbad  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from København to Gdynia
  2. Take the bus from Gdynia to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga

$69 - $97

Train  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Orscha Central D
  4. Take the train from Orscha Central to Novosokolniki D
  5. Take the train from Novosokolniki to Riga Pass D

$202 - $317

Drive, carferry  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm
  2. Take the carferry from Stockholm to Riga M/S Isabelle

$246 - $418

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Riga. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Rīga via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Riga. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Riga Pass via Hamburg Hbf, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Orscha Central and Novosokolniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 45 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Riga is 725 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Riga without a car is to train and carferry which takes 24 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Copenhagen to Riga, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Riga bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Riga train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 38 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Riga.
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  • Distance: 453 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Riga, Latvia?

Norwegian Air International, Air Baltic and two other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Riga every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Riga via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Berlin in around 30 h.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $25
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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
Sindbad
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Gdynia to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Riga
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$217
Vehicle
$223
Cabin
$274

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Copenhagen. It is currently 5:05 PM in Copenhagen and 6:05 PM in Riga.

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

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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Air Baltic and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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