There are 3 ways to get from Pärnu to Cēsis by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam 519 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Cēsis 874 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Pärnu to Rīga Juglas iela 800706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jugla to Cēsis 7730 / ...

$11 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Pärnu to Cēsis 107.7 miles

$19 - $28

What companies run services between Pärnu, Estonia and Cēsis, Latvia?

You can take a bus from Pärnu to Cēsis via Rīga Juglas iela and Jugla in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Train from Valga to Cēsis
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus operators
Sirel Reisid OÜ
Website
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sirelreisid.com
Vahesaar OÜ
Website
mkg.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mkg.ee
Ecolines
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Jugla to Cēsis
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
1188.lv

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pärnu to Cēsis?

The distance between Pärnu and Cēsis is 128 km. The road distance is 172 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pärnu to Cēsis?

The cheapest way to get from Pärnu to Cēsis is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pärnu to Cēsis?

The quickest way to get from Pärnu to Cēsis is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

Is there a direct bus between Pärnu and Cēsis?

No, there is no direct bus from Pärnu to Cēsis. However, there are services departing from Pärnu and arriving at Cēsis via Jugla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Pärnu to Cēsis?

It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Pärnu to Cēsis, including transfers.