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There are 10 ways to get from Montpellier to Riga by plane, night bus, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly from Montpellier

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Riga (RIX)

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Train to Beziers, fly

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Agde
  2. Fly from Beziers (BZR) to Riga (RIX)

Night bus to Marseille, fly

  1. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Riga (RIX)

Train, bus via Konin

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Konin
  5. Take the train from Konin to Suwalki
  6. Take the bus from Suwałki to Rīga

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Paris Gare de Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Leipzig to Rīga

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Rīga

Bus via Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Termina
  2. Take the bus from Köln/Bonn Airport to Kaliningrad Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
  4. Take the bus from Klaipeda Bus Station to Riga Central Bus Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Munich central bus station
  2. Take the bus from München to Rīga

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Riga

Drive

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Riga

Montpellier to Riga by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Montpellier and Riga is around 2 days 11h and covers a distance of around 2850 km. This includes an average layover time of around 29h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 11h. Operated by TGV inOui, Renfe SNCF, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Montpellier to Riga service departs from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrives in Rīga. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
29h 38m
Layover time:
29h 43m
Total time:
2 days 11h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 11h
Journey distance:
2850 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$380
Carbon emissions:
177 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:28
Last service departs at:
06:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montpellier to Riga train, walk and bus schedules

France → Latvia
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International entry into Latvia from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Latvia, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Latvia from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Jordan, Singapore and Ukraine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Chile, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Latvia

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Latvia from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Riga is 113, 8303.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Riga is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Riga is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113, 8303.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Latvia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Montpellier to Riga is to train and fly, which costs €40 - €220 and takes 27h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Riga is to fly which costs €140 - €550 and takes 9h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Riga station. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at Riga Central Bus Station via Köln/Bonn Airport, Kaliningrad and Klaipeda Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 23m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Riga is 2050 km. The road distance is 2593.6 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Riga without a car is to train and bus via Konin which takes 34h 13m and costs €300 - €450.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m to get from Montpellier to Riga, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Riga is to fly which takes 9h 30m and costs €140 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus via Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), which costs €110 - €160 and takes 42h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Riga bus services, operated by Ollex, arrive at Riga Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Riga.
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  • Distance: 2050 km
  • Duration: 9h 30m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Riga, Latvia?

Air France, Air Baltic and three other airlines fly from Montpellier to Riga 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montpellier to Riga via Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Termina, Köln/Bonn Airport, Kaliningrad, and Klaipeda Bus Station in around 42h 23m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Montpellier to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Montpellier to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Beziers to Riga via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Beziers to Riga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Agde
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $14
Rail 1st Class
$17 - $25
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Agde
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$100 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$120 - $150
1st Class
$140 - $180
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$110 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $160
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $190
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Konin
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Konin to Suwalki
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
$14 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $27
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Night bus from Montpellier to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
Blablabus
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Suwałki to Rīga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Leipzig to Rīga
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Strasbourg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from München to Rīga
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Termina
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montpellier to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Köln/Bonn Airport to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Klaipedos Autobusu Parkas
Phone
(+370 46) 41 15 59
Email
klap@klap.lt
Website
klap.lt
Bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
klap.lt
Bus from Klaipėda to Rīga
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
klap.lt
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Klaipeda Bus Station to Riga Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
Ollex

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