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

Fly  •  4 h 21 min

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

$53 - $293

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  22 h 32 min

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

$219 - $473

Train, bus, car ferry  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Central to Växjö station
  2. Take the bus from Växjö station to Södertälje Syd station
  3. Take the bus from Södertälje centrum station to Nynäshamn station 783
  4. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn to Ventspils
  5. Take the bus from Ventspils AO to Riga

Bus  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N32 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$88 - $176

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Nynäshamn
  2. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn to Ventspils
  3. Drive from Ventspils to Riga

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines fly from Malmö to Riga every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malmö to Riga via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Berlin in around 31 h 25 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Central to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$95 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $190
Train from Malmö Central to Växjö station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$22 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $50
1st Class Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Svenska Buss
Website
svenskabuss.se
Bus from Växjö station to Södertälje Syd station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
resrobot.se
Standard
$35 - $55
Joker Price
$30 - $40
SL
Website
sl.se
Bus from Södertälje centrum station to Nynäshamn station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
sl.se
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Ventspils AO to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
1188.lv
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malmö to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Swebus
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
$60 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
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
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$262
Vehicle
$270
Cabin
$331

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Malmö to Riga?

The distance between Malmö and Riga is 701 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Riga is to fly which costs 440 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4 h 21 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Malmö to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs 440 kr - 2500 kr.

Is there a direct bus between Malmö and Riga?

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 31 h 25 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Malmö to Riga, including transfers.