There are 8 ways to get from Minsk to Riga by bus, train, night train, car, plane or subway

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Bus via Panevezys  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Panevezys
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžys to Rīga 1070104 / ...

$17 - $28

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Night train  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass Express

$5 - $8

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Train, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  2. Take the bus from Vilnius to Rīga 1070104 / ...

$17 - $26

Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Riga 810502

$17 - $40

Train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$19 - $27

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Riga 294.7 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Vilnius, fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Riga (RIX) VNO - RIX

$28 - $148

Subway to Minsk, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from Oktyabrskaya to Urucca
  2. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Riga (RIX) MSQ - RIX

$72 - $172

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minsk Tsentralny and arriving at Riga. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Minsk-Passajirskii and arriving at Riga Pass. This train operates Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 2 min.

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The distance between Minsk and Riga is 403 km. The road distance is 471.5 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Minsk to Riga, including transfers.

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Minsk to Riga bus services, operated by Minsktrans, depart from Minsk station.

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Minsk to Riga train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Minsk-Passajirskii station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Riga is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Vilnius Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Riga.
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  • Distance: 251.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia?

You can take a bus from Minsk to Riga via Panevezys and Panevėžys in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minsk to Riga via Vilnius(LT), Vilnius, and Daugavpils in around 10 h 51 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Riga
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
www.rw.by
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
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Minsk Metro
Website
belarus.by
Subway from Oktyabrskaya to Urucca
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
belarus.by
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Panevezys
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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Bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Panevėžys to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Minsk to Rīga
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Riga is 1 h behind Minsk. It is currently 5:39 PM in Minsk and 5:39 PM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Riga is 471 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Minsk to Riga.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Vilnius Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1110+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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