There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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  •  4 h 42 min

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

$81 - $166

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  27 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$164 - $275

Bus  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Rīga 847406

$90 - $140

Train  •  34 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd 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  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Riga 983.3 miles

$200 - $300

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 hourly. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Riga once a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 31 h 50 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
23 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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
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
$65 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Frankfurt to Rīga
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Riga is 1266 km. The road distance is 1573 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga is to fly which costs 65€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 65€ - 150€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Riga. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Süd and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 17 min.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Riga, including transfers.