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There are 8 ways to get from Kiev to Riga by plane, subway, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Riga (RIX) IEV - RIX

$110 - $300

Cheapest option

Night train  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the night train from Kiev Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii Express / ...
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass D / ...

$11 - $16

6 alternative options

Subway to Boryspil, fly  •  5 h

  1. Take the subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
  2. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Riga (RIX) KBP - RIX

$78 - $203

Train, bus  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  3. Take the bus from Vilnius to Rīga

$22 - $35

Train  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  4. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$24 - $36

Bus Ecolines  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyiv to Rīga

$50 - $80

Bus Minsktrans  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Minsk Vostochnyi
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Vostochny to Riga

$35 - $53

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Riga 662.7 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Riga is to night train which costs 290 ₴ - 440 ₴ and takes 21 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Riga is to fly which costs 3 000 ₴ - 8 500 ₴ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiev to Riga. However, there are services departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Riga via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 16 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Riga is 836 km. The road distance is 1060.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 19 min and costs 600 ₴ - 1 000 ₴.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Kiev to Riga, including transfers.

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Kiev to Riga bus services, operated by Minsktrans, depart from Kiev station.

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Kiev to Riga train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Kiev Pass station.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 3 000 ₴ - 8 500 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 ₴ - 1 100 ₴ and takes 22 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs 1 400 ₴ - 2 300 ₴ and takes 22 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Riga.
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  • Distance: 522.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

Wizz Air and Belavia Belarusian Airlines fly from Kiev to Riga once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiev to Riga via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), Vilnius, and Daugavpils in around 22 h 16 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Boryspil to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Boryspil to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Riga via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $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
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
www.rw.by
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 - $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
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kyiv to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $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 - $25
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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The quickest flight from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Kiev to Riga bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Riga station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Riga is 1060 km. It takes approximately 13 h 12 min to drive from Kiev to Riga.

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Wizz Air and Belavia Belarusian Airlines offer flights from Kyiv Zhuliany 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 Kiev to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is to line 368 Minibus which takes 16 min and costs 2 ₴ - 4 ₴.

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