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There are 11 ways to get from France to Riga by plane, train, bus, night 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 Paris CDG  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Riga (RIX) CDG - RIX

$87 - $212

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Fly from Nice  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Riga (RIX) NCE - RIX

$107 - $247

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Riga (RIX) STR - RIX

$147 - $239

Fly from Saarbrucken  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Riga (RIX) SCN - RIX

$204 - $565

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Riga (RIX) ZRH - RIX

$155 - $344

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  8 h 3 min

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

$132 - $240

Train, bus  •  32 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  3. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga

$268 - $445

Bus  •  39 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga 848408

$111 - $172

Train, night train  •  40 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  4. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$271 - $400

Drive, train  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Riga

$262 - $477

Drive  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Riga 1298.5 miles

$270 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from France to Riga is to fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from France to Riga is to fly which costs 90€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between France and Riga is 1898 km. The road distance is 2077.7 km.

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The best way to get from France to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 51 min and costs 230€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from France to Riga, including transfers.

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The best way to get from France to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 75€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 39 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Riga is 1 h ahead of France. It is currently 10:11 AM in France and 11:11 AM in Riga.

Yes, the driving distance between France to Riga is 2078 km. It takes approximately 22 h 16 min to drive from France to Riga.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Riga Airport.

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  • Distance: 1186.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between France and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Paris to Riga hourly. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Paris to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 38 h.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Nice to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nice to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Nice to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Nice to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Nice to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Nice to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Riga via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$32 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Forbach(F) to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
flixtrain.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 Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Rīga
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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

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