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

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Fly  •  5 h 26 min

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

$90 - $195

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$178 - $296

Bus  •  32 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from München to Rīga 846606

$95 - $140

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass

$195 - $299

Drive  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Riga 1008.5 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Riga is to fly which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Riga is to fly which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Riga. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Riga Pass via Wien Hauptbahnhof and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Munich and Riga is 1291 km. The road distance is 1613.5 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 33 min and costs 150€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Munich to Riga, including transfers.

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Munich to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from München station.

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Munich to Riga train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 75€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 32 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs 170€ - 260€ and takes 2 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Riga.
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  • Distance: 806.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Munich to Riga every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Munich to Riga 3 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 32 h 29 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Munich to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Munich to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
18 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from München to Rīga
Ave. Duration
32 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Munich. It is currently 5:23 PM in Munich and 6:23 PM in Riga.

Munich to Riga train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Riga Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Riga is 1614 km. It takes approximately 17 h 46 min to drive from Munich to Riga.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Munich Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1113+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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