There are 7 ways to get from Minsk to Riga by subway, plane, train, bus, night train 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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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

Cheapest option

Night train  •  12 h 2 min

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

$6 - $8

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Train to Vilnius, fly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$28 - $148

Train, bus  •  7 h 55 min

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

$17 - $26

Train  •  9 h 32 min

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

$21 - $29

Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk Tsentralny to Riga 810502

$17 - $40

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Riga 294.7 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Riga is to night train which costs $6 - $8 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Riga is to subway and fly which costs $70 - $180 and takes 4 h 40 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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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Minsk to Riga, including transfers.

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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 12 h 2 min.

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

You can take a train from Minsk to Riga via Vilnius(LT) and Daugavpils in around 9 h 32 min. Alternatively, Minsktrans operates a bus from Minsk to Riga 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $27 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min. Ecolines also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Vilnius to Riga
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
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
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
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
www.rw.by
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
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
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
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

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