There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg 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 from Hamburg  •  4 h 36 min

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

$78 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Kaliningrad
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Sovetsk
  3. Take the bus from Sovetsk to Olaine

$65 - $93

5 alternative options

Train to Bremen, fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$65 - $282

Train, bus via S Westkreuz  •  24 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau Ice
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$116 - $208

Train  •  26 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii En
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  4. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$200 - $287

Train, bus  •  29 h 44 min

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

$109 - $194

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Riga 839.1 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Riga is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 31 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Riga is to fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Riga is 966 km. The road distance is 1342.6 km.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Riga. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Riga via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT) and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Riga is 1343 km. It takes approximately 15 h 23 min to drive from Hamburg to Riga.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Riga.
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  • Distance: 603.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Hamburg to Riga 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Riga via Berlin Hbf (tief), S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), and Daugavpils in around 26 h 49 min.

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, Friday 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 Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
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
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Hannover to Rīga
Ave. Duration
27 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $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
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Hamburg to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
18 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Sovetsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Sovetsk to Olaine
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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