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

Fly from Kiev Zhulhany  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) to Riga (RIX) IEV - RIX

$110 - $300

Cheapest option

Night train  •  23 h 13 min

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

$10 - $15

6 alternative options

Subway to Kiev, fly  •  5 h 4 min

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

$78 - $203

Train, bus  •  20 h 19 min

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

$22 - $35

Train  •  21 h 56 min

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Riga is to night train which costs 280 ₴ - 430 ₴ and takes 23 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Riga is to subway and fly which costs 2 100 ₴ - 6 000 ₴ and takes 5 h 4 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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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Kiev to Riga, including transfers.

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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(LT) and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 56 min.

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Ryanair, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Kiev Zhulhany Airport to Riga Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Riga.
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  • Distance: 522.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

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

Belavia Belarusian Airlines, LOT and four other airlines fly from Kiev to Riga every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiev to Riga via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), and Daugavpils in around 21 h 56 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kiev to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Kiev to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kiev Zhulhany to Riga via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
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
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
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
$5 - $8
Website
www.rw.by
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 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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