There are 4 ways to get from Pärnu to Cēsis by bus, train or car

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Bus Sirel Reisid OÜ, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Valga bussijaam 519 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Cēsis 867 / ...

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 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Viljandi bussijaam  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Viljandi bussijaam 145 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Viljandi bussijaam to Valga bussijaam 179 / ...
  3. Take the train from Valga to Cēsis

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Pärnu to Cēsis 107.7 miles

$19 - $28

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

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The quickest way to get from Pärnu to Cēsis is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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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.

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The distance between Pärnu and Cēsis is 128 km. The road distance is 172.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pärnu to Cēsis without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Pärnu to Cēsis, including transfers.

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Pärnu to Cēsis bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Pärnu station.

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Pärnu to Cēsis bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, arrive at Cēsis station.

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Map of how to get from Pärnu to Cēsis.
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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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
Latvian Railways (PV)
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
$9 - $12
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 - $11
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
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Viljandi bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Arilix OÜ
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Viljandi bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Viljandi bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Viljandi bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Bus from Viljandi bussijaam to Valga bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
taisto.ee

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