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There are 5 ways to get from Moscow to Riga by plane, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Riga (RIX) SVO - RIX

$101 - $326

Cheapest option

Night train  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Rijskaja to Riga Pass D

$21 - $55

3 alternative options

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Riga (RIX) VKO - RIX

$103 - $308

Bus  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Tushinskaya to Rīga 821106/821101

$41 - $81

Drive  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Riga 571.5 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Riga is to night train which costs RUB 1300 - RUB 3300 and takes 16 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Riga is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 22000 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Moskva Rijskaja and arriving at Riga Pass. The journey takes approximately 16 h 23 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Riga is 842 km. The road distance is 914.4 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 51 min and costs RUB 2600 - RUB 5500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Moscow to Riga, including transfers.

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Moscow to Riga train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Moskva Rijskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Riga is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 2600 - RUB 5500 and takes 14 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Riga is 1 h behind Moscow. It is currently 5:50 AM in Moscow and 5:50 AM in Riga.

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  • Distance: 525.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic and Aeroflot Russian Airlines fly from Moscow to Riga every 3 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Moscow to Riga once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Train operators
Bus operators

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Moscow to Riga train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Riga Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Riga is 914 km. It takes approximately 11 h 58 min to drive from Moscow to Riga.

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Air Baltic and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1115+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 35 min and costs RUB 420.

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