There are 5 ways to get from Kaliningrad to Riga by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Kaliningrad (KGD) to Riga (RIX) KGD - RIX

$111 - $151

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Bus Kaliningrad Avtovokzal  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Olaine Kaliningrad / ...

$15 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus Ecolines  •  7 h 30 min

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

$18 - $28

Train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Kaliningrad to Vilnius
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

$27 - $47

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kaliningrad to Riga 240 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Kaliningrad to Riga is to bus which costs RUB 1000 - RUB 1500 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaliningrad to Riga is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 11000 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kaliningrad and arriving at Rīga. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaliningrad to Riga. However, there are services departing from Kaliningrad and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

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The distance between Kaliningrad and Riga is 335 km. The road distance is 383.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kaliningrad to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs RUB 1200 - RUB 1900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Kaliningrad to Riga, including transfers.

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Kaliningrad to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Kaliningrad station.

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Kaliningrad to Riga train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Kaliningrad station.

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The best way to get from Kaliningrad to Riga is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs RUB 7000 - RUB 11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 1200 - RUB 1900 and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs RUB 1800 - RUB 3200 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Kaliningrad Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Kaliningrad to Riga.
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  • Distance: 209.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Kaliningrad, Russia and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic flies from Kaliningrad to Riga 6 times a week. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Kaliningrad to Riga once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Kaliningrad Avtovokzal also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kaliningrad to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$17 - $26
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $14
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
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
Bus from Kaliningrad to Olaine
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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