There are 5 ways to get from Munich to Riga by plane, train, 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  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Riga (RIX) MUC - RIX

$89 - $194

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Gl. Ec / ...
  3. Take the bus from Poznań to Riga E1

$210 - $310

Train  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  4. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  5. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

Bus  •  32 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from München to Rīga 846606

$100 - $150

Drive  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Riga 1008.5 miles

$210 - $310

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Munich to Riga every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Riga via Berlin Hbf (tief), S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), Vilnius, and Daugavpils in around 31 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Munich to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Munich to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Munich and Riga is 1291 km. The road distance is 1614 km.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Riga is to fly which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Munich to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 70€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct train from Munich to Riga. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 21 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from München and arriving at Rīga. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 32 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Munich to Riga, including transfers.