There are 4 ways to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas 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 to Vilnius, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. RIX - VNO

$30 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. 848001

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Fly to Palanga, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. RIX - PLQ

$45 - $141

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. 164.6 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Riga Airport (RIX) and Kaunas is 225 km. The road distance is 263 km.

The cheapest way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas is to bus which costs $12 - $18 and takes 4 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas is to fly and train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs $29 - $150.

No, there is no direct bus from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas. However, there are services departing from Lidosta Rīga and arriving at Kaunas via Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas, including transfers.

What companies run services between Riga Airport (RIX), Latvia and Kaunas, Lithuania?

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min.

Air Baltic
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Riga to Palanga
Ave. Duration
45 min
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $150
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$5 - $8
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $8
Bus operators
(37 8) 34 24 40
Bus from Palangos oro uostas to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
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