There are 3 ways to get from Gdańsk to Riga by plane, 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 16 min

  1. GDN - RIX

$79 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Szczecin
  2. 820901/820902 / ...

$28 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. 339.6 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Gdańsk, Poland and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic and LOT fly from Gdańsk to Riga once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gdańsk to Riga via Kaliningrad in around 13 h 5 min.

Air Baltic
Flights from Gdansk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Gdansk to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Bus from Gdansk to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
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Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gdańsk and Riga is 448 km. The road distance is 543 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gdańsk to Riga is to bus which costs 100 zł - 160 zł and takes 13 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Gdańsk to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 290 zł - 850 zł.

No, there is no direct bus from Gdańsk to Riga. However, there are services departing from Gdansk and arriving at Rīga via Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Gdańsk to Riga, including transfers.