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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Riga (RIX) FRA - RIX

$81 - $166

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig to Rīga 846606

$141 - $247

Bus  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Rīga 847406

$85 - $140

Train, night train  •  31 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof 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 / ...

$191 - $281

Train, drive  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Lüneburg Ice / ...
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Riga

$238 - $406

Drive  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Riga 983.3 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga is to fly which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga is to fly which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Rīga. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 31 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Riga. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Riga via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 48 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Riga is 1266 km. The road distance is 1573.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 54 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Riga train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 70€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 31 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga.
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  • Distance: 791.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Riga, Latvia?

Lufthansa, Air Baltic and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Riga every 3 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Riga once a week. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 31 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Train operators
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Leipzig to Rīga
Ave. Duration
23 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Frankfurt to Rīga
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Rīga station.

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 8:14 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 9:14 AM in Riga.

Frankfurt am Main to Riga train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Riga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Riga is 1573 km. It takes approximately 17 h 21 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Riga.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1098+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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