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There are 7 ways to get from Lübeck to Riga by train, plane, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Riga (RIX) HAM - RIX

$84 - $254

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Bus  •  26 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Kaliningrad 1151402
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga 820901/820902 / ...

$67 - $118

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Train to Copenhagen, fly  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Riga (RIX) CPH - RIX

$94 - $349

Train, bus  •  26 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen
  2. Take the train from Büchen to Berlin-Spandau Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga

$107 - $200

Car ferry, train  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Liepāja
  2. Take the train from Liepāja to Rīga pasažieru 722

$93 - $102

Train, night train  •  33 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen
  2. Take the train from Büchen to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  3. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  4. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  5. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  6. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$148 - $217

Drive  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Riga 754.6 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Riga is to car ferry and train which costs 80€ - 90€ and takes 28 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Riga is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lübeck to Riga. However, there are services departing from Lübeck and arriving at Rīga via Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Riga. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Riga via Büchen, Berlin Hbf (tief), Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 48 min.

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The distance between Lübeck and Riga is 912 km. The road distance is 1207.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 24 min and costs 90€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Lübeck to Riga, including transfers.

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

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Lübeck to Riga train services, operated by HVV, depart from Lübeck Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Lübeck to Riga.
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  • Distance: 569.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Lübeck to Riga via Kaliningrad in around 26 h 28 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Hamburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Büchen to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Büchen to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
17 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Liepāja to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
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
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 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Lübeck to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
17 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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 Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
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avtovokzal39.ru
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Travemünde to Liepāja
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$36
Small Car
$103

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

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Lübeck. It is currently 12:26 PM in Lübeck and 1:26 PM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lübeck to Riga is 1207 km. It takes approximately 15 h 24 min to drive from Lübeck to Riga.

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Eurowings, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic and Lufthansa offer flights from Hamburg 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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