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There are 5 ways to get from Malmö to Riga by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Riga (RIX) CPH - RIX

$52 - $293

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Train, car ferry  •  22h 52m

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Riga M/S Isabelle

$189 - $408

Bus  •  31h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N132 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$81 - $163

Bus Sindbad  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Gdynia
  2. Take the bus from Gdynia to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga

$70 - $99

Drive, car ferry  •  23h 24m

  1. Drive from Malmö to Stockholm
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Riga M/S Isabelle

$238 - $407

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The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Riga is to bus which costs 600 kr - 900 kr and takes 34h.

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The quickest way to get from Malmö to Riga is to fly which costs 470 kr - 2700 kr and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malmö to Riga. However, there are services departing from Malmö and arriving at Rīga via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 35m.

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The distance between Malmö and Riga is 701 km.

The best way to get from Malmö to Riga without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 22h 52m and costs 1700 kr - 3700 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Malmö to Riga, including transfers.

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Malmö to Riga bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Malmö station.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Riga is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs 470 kr - 2700 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 700 kr - 1500 kr and takes 31h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Map of how to get from Malmö to Riga.
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  • Distance: 438 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Malmö, Sweden and Riga, Latvia?

Norwegian Air International, Air Baltic and two other airlines fly from Malmö to Riga 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malmö to Riga via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Berlin in around 31h 35m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malmö to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
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
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Gdynia to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Riga
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$216
Vehicle
$222
Cabin
$272

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Riga is 1h ahead of Malmö. It is currently 9:26 AM in Malmö and 10:26 AM in Riga.

Norwegian Air International, Air Baltic, Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1165+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs 65 kr - 120 kr.

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