There are 7 ways to get from Kiev to Riga by subway, plane, bus, train, night train 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

Subway to Kiev, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. KBP - RIX

$78 - $203

Cheapest option

Night train  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Express
  2. Express

$12 - $16

5 alternative options

Fly from Kiev Zhulhany  •  6 h 58 min

  1. IEV - RIX

$110 - $300

Bus, train  •  18 h 44 min

  1. 822502
  2. 703 / ...

$50 - $75

Train  •  22 h 33 min

  1. 703 / ...

Bus  •  23 h

$35 - $55

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. 662.7 miles

$110 - $180

What companies run services between Kiev, Ukraine and Riga, Latvia?

Belavia Belarusian Airlines, LOT and three other airlines fly from Kiev to Riga 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiev to Riga via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), Vilnius, and Daugavpils in around 22 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Kiev to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Kiev to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Website
pv.lv
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
www.rw.by
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Kiev to Minsk Vostochnyi
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk Vostochny to Riga
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiev and Riga is 836 km. The road distance is 1060 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Riga is to night train which costs 310 ₴ - 420 ₴ and takes 23 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Kiev to Riga is to subway and fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 2 000 ₴ - 5 500 ₴.

No, there is no direct train from Kiev to Riga. However, there are services departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Kiev to Riga. However, there are services departing from Kiev and arriving at Riga via Minsk Vostochny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Kiev to Riga, including transfers.