There are 7 ways to get from Leipzig to Riga by train, plane, bus 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

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Riga (RIX) TXL - RIX

$85 - $194

Cheapest option

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Riga (RIX) SXF - RIX

$70 - $162

5 alternative options

Fly from Leipzig  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Riga (RIX) LEJ - RIX

$113 - $359

Train to Prague, fly  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Riga (RIX) PRG - RIX

$123 - $321

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  8 h 5 min

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

$177 - $363

Bus  •  23 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Rīga 846606

$70 - $150

Drive  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Riga 759.3 miles

$160 - $240

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

Lufthansa and Air Baltic fly from Leipzig to Riga every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Leipzig to Riga 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $150 and the journey takes 23 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Leipzig to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Leipzig to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Prague to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Prague to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Prague to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Hamburg to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $140
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Prague to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Prague to Riga via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ecolines

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leipzig to Riga?

The distance between Leipzig and Riga is 984 km. The road distance is 1215 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Riga?

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Riga is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 140€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leipzig to Riga?

The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Riga is to train and fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 65€ - 160€.

Is there a direct bus between Leipzig and Riga?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig and arriving at Rīga. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 23 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Leipzig to Riga?

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Leipzig to Riga, including transfers.