There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg to Riga by plane, train, bus, shuttle 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 Hamburg  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Riga (RIX) HAM - RIX

$78 - $224

Cheapest option

Train to Bremen, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Riga (RIX) BRE - RIX

$67 - $285

5 alternative options

Train, bus Polski Bus  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Gl. Ec / ...
  3. Take the bus from Poznań to Riga E1

$140 - $211

Bus  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$77 - $158

Bus, shuttle  •  26 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Kaliningrad
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klaipėda to Lidosta Rīga

$81 - $108

Train, bus Ecolines  •  29 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Hannover Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Hannover to Rīga 847406

$116 - $208

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Riga 839.1 miles

$170 - $260

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Hamburg to Riga 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Riga via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Berlin in around 26 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Bremen to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
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
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Hannover to Rīga
Ave. Duration
27 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
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
$60 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Hamburg to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
17 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Keleiviu Vezimas
Phone
+370 686 94403
Website
keleiviu.lt
Shuttle from Klaipėda to Lidosta Rīga
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
keleiviu.lt

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hamburg to Riga?

The distance between Hamburg and Riga is 966 km. The road distance is 1343 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Riga is to bus which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 26 h.

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

The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs 60€ - 190€.

Is there a direct bus between Hamburg and Riga?

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Riga. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Rīga via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Hamburg to Riga, including transfers.