There are 9 ways to get from Poznań to Riga by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Poznan  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Riga (RIX) POZ - RIX

$66 - $211

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Train, bus via Olaine  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Tczew Ic
  2. Take the bus from Tczew to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Olaine

$32 - $48

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Train to Warsaw, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Riga (RIX) WAW - RIX

$57 - $142

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Riga (RIX) TXL - RIX

$77 - $176

Train, bus  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Tczew Ic
  2. Take the bus from Tczew to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga

$35 - $53

Train, bus via Warszawa Centralna  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic
  3. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas
  4. Take the bus from Kaunas to Panevezis 281 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Panevėžys to Rīga

$47 - $62

Bus  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$54 - $85

Train  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Minsk-Passajirskii D / ...
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  4. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

$120 - $151

Drive  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Riga 502 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poznań to Riga is to train and bus which costs 110 zł - 180 zł and takes 19 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poznań to Riga is to fly which costs 240 zł - 800 zł and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poznań to Riga. However, there are services departing from Poznań and arriving at Riga via Dw. Zachodni 01 and Warszawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poznań to Riga. However, there are services departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 53 min.

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The distance between Poznań and Riga is 683 km. The road distance is 803.3 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 17 h 19 min and costs 120 zł - 200 zł.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Poznań to Riga, including transfers.

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Poznań to Riga bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Poznań station.

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Poznań to Riga train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Riga is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 240 zł - 800 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190 zł - 310 zł and takes 18 h 36 min, you could also train, which costs 430 zł - 550 zł and takes 22 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Poznań to Riga.
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  • Distance: 426.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Poznań, Poland and Riga, Latvia?

LOT, Wizz Air and three other airlines fly from Poznań to Riga every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poznań to Riga via Warsaw, Warsaw West, Dw. Zachodni 01, Centrum 05, and Warszawa in around 18 h 36 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Poznan to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Warsaw to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Warsaw to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Poznan to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Poznan to Riga via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Poznan to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Poznan Gl. to Tczew
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $16
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Poznan Gl. to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $14
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Tczew to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Olaine
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Rīga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Panevėžys to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Riga
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Kaunas to Panevezys
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Poznań to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Poznan Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Riga is 1 h ahead of Poznań. It is currently 8:59 AM in Poznań and 9:59 AM in Riga.

Poznań to Riga train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Rīga pasažieru station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Riga is 803 km. It takes approximately 10 h 46 min to drive from Poznań to Riga.

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Air Baltic, Wizz Air, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Poznan Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Poznan Airport is to line 59 bus which takes 21 min and costs 3 zł.

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