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There are 8 ways to get from Ljubljana to Riga by plane, shuttle, train, 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.

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Fly from Ljubljana  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Riga (RIX) LJU - RIX

$130 - $313

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Bus  •  31h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Riga

$83 - $121

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Shuttle to Graz, fly  •  8h 59m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Riga (RIX) GRZ - RIX

$143 - $555

Shuttle to Trieste, fly  •  8h 15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Riga (RIX) TRS - RIX

$186 - $611

Shuttle to Vienna, fly  •  9h 29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Riga (RIX) VIE - RIX

$120 - $911

Train, bus  •  28h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Eic
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$104 - $161

Train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass

$174 - $266

Drive  •  19h 30m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Riga 1107.5 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Riga is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 31h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Riga is to fly which costs 110€ - 280€ and takes 6h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Riga. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Riga via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Riga. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Riga Pass via Wien Hauptbahnhof and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Riga is 1379 km. The road distance is 1772 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 28h 22m and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Ljubljana to Riga, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Riga bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Riga train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Riga is to fly which takes 6h 59m and costs 110€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 31h 12m, you could also train, which costs 150€ - 240€ and takes 2 days 2h.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Riga.
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  • Distance: 861.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Riga, Latvia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Riga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Riga via Katowice and Katowice in around 31h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Graz to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Graz to Riga via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Trieste to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Riga via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Graz to Riga via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Graz to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Trieste to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Vienna to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Graz to Riga via Vienna, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Graz to Riga via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Vienna to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Riga via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Trieste to Riga via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Graz to Riga via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Graz to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
23h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
18h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $700
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $65
Private
$310 - $700
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Riga
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Riga
Ave. Duration
18h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Riga is 1h ahead of Ljubljana. It is currently 10:47 PM in Ljubljana and 11:47 PM in Riga.

Ljubljana to Riga train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Riga Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Riga is 1772 km. It takes approximately 19h 30m to drive from Ljubljana to Riga.

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Air France, Norwegian Air International, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1152+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20m and costs 9€ - 40€.

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