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There are 4 ways to get from Gdańsk to Riga by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Riga (RIX) GDN - RIX

$79 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Gdansk to Kaliningrad Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga 820901/820902 / ...

$28 - $41

2 alternative options

Train  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Warszawa Wschodnia Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok Ic
  3. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas
  4. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius
  5. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  6. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$50 - $68

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Gdańsk to Riga 339.6 miles

$60 - $90

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

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The quickest way to get from Gdańsk to Riga is to fly which costs 290 zł - 850 zł and takes 4 h 13 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Gdańsk to Riga. However, there are services departing from Gdansk Glowny and arriving at Riga via Warszawa Wschodnia, Białystok, Kaunas, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 49 min.

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The distance between Gdańsk and Riga is 448 km. The road distance is 543.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 5 min and costs 100 zł - 160 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Gdańsk to Riga, including transfers.

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Gdańsk to Riga bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, depart from Gdansk station.

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Gdańsk to Riga train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Gdansk Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 290 zł - 850 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 zł - 160 zł and takes 13 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs 180 zł - 260 zł and takes 20 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Gdańsk to Riga.
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  • Distance: 279.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

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

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

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gdansk to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Gdansk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
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
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Gdansk to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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The quickest flight from Gdansk Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Gdańsk to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Rīga station.

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Gdańsk. It is currently 7:32 PM in Gdańsk and 8:32 PM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gdańsk to Riga is 543 km. It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to drive from Gdańsk to Riga.

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Air Baltic and LOT offer flights from Gdansk Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1084+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Gdansk Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs 15 zł - 22 zł.

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