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There are 3 ways to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas

$30 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas 848001

$12 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas 164.6 miles

$29 - $45

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

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The quickest way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas is to fly and train which costs $29 - $150 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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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.

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The distance between Riga Airport (RIX) and Kaunas is 225 km. The road distance is 263.3 km.

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The best way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $12 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas, including transfers.

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Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rīga station.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Kaunas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas is 263 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas.

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Map of how to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 140.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 255+ hotels available in Kaunas. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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