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 16 min

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

$29 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaunas 848001

$11 - $18

2 alternative options

Fly to Palanga, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Palanga (PLQ) RIX - PLQ
  2. Take the bus from Palangos oro uostas to Kaunas

$44 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

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

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas is to bus which costs $11 - $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 $28 - $150 and takes 3 h 16 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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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas, including transfers.

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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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Map of how to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Kaunas.
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  • Distance: 140.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 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 $11 - $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
Flights from Riga to Palanga
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $150
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Palangos oro uostas to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
kautra.lt
Book at
autobusubilietai.lt

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