There are 9 ways to get from France to Riga by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 52 min

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

$87 - $212

8 alternative options

Fly from Nice  •  5 h 45 min

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

$107 - $247

Fly from Saarbrucken  •  10 h 16 min

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

$198 - $559

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Riga (RIX) GVA - RIX

$124 - $279

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 51 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

$149 - $347

Train, bus  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf Tha
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Gl. Ec / ...
  4. Take the bus from Poznań to Riga E1

$336 - $492

Bus  •  39 h 5 min

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

$121 - $182

Train  •  42 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est 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 / ...

Drive  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Riga 1298.5 miles

$270 - $410

What companies run services between France and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Riga hourly. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Paris to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $120 - $180 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, Thursday 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 Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nice to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Hamburg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Berlin Tegel, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Hamburg, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Nice to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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 Saarbrucken to Riga via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Berlin Tegel, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
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 15 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Riga via Luxembourg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Geneva to Riga via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $280
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
30 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from France to Riga?

The distance between France and Riga is 1898 km. The road distance is 2078 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from France to Riga?

The cheapest way to get from France to Riga is to fly which costs 70€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from France to Riga?

The quickest way to get from France to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 85€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between France and Riga?

No, there is no direct train from France to Riga. However, there are services departing from St Michel Nd Rer B and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Paris Est, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from France to Riga?

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from France to Riga, including transfers.