There are 7 ways to get from Dover to Riga by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Riga (RIX) STN - RIX

$104 - $281

Cheapest option

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Riga (RIX) LTN - RIX

$94 - $285

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Riga (RIX) LGW - RIX

$111 - $322

Train, bus  •  34 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice
  4. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga

$279 - $522

Bus and ferry, bus  •  42 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rīga

$156 - $229

Car ferry, drive  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Riga

$284 - $413

Eurotunnel, drive  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Riga

$468 - $594

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Riga is to train and fly which costs £80 - £220 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Riga is to train and fly which costs £70 - £220 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Dover and Riga is 1008 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Dover to Riga, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Riga. However, there are services departing from Folkestone/Dover and arriving at Rīga via Lille and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Dover, England and Riga, Latvia?

There is no direct connection from Dover to Riga. However, you can take the train to St Pancras International, take the walk to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, take the Tube to Tottenham Hale Underground Station, take the walk to Tottenham Hale, take the train to Stansted Airport, take the walk to London Stansted airport, fly to Riga, take the walk to Lidosta Rīga, then take the line 22 bus to Riga. Alternatively, you can take the train to St Pancras International, take the walk to London St Pancras International LL, take the train to Gatwick Airport, take the walk to London Gatwick airport, fly to Riga, take the walk to Lidosta Rīga, then take the line 22 bus to Riga.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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