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There are 6 ways to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils

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Bus via Ukmergė

  1. Take the bus from Riga Airport Parking 1 to Panevezys Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Ukmergės autobusų stotis
  3. Take the bus from Ukmergės autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Riga Airport Parking 1 to Panevezys Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Riga Bus Station to Panevezys Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

Drive

  1. Drive from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO)
  2. Take the bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis

Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai by bus

The bus journey time between Riga Airport (RIX) and Zarasai is around 19h 40m and covers a distance of around 336 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 10m. The fastest bus normally takes 19h 40m. Operated by Kautra, the Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai bus service departs from Riga Airport Parking 1 and arrives in Zarasų autobusų stotis. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
5h 30m
Layover time:
14h 10m
Total time:
19h 40m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
19h 40m
Bus distance:
336 km
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$25
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
15:00
Last bus departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai is to train which costs $10 - $15 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai. However, there are services departing from Riga Airport Parking 1 and arriving at Zarasų autobusų stotis via Panevėžio autobusų stotis and Ukmergės autobusų stotis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Riga Airport (RIX) and Zarasai is 193 km. The road distance is 228.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai without a car is to bus via Ukmergė which takes 7h 30m and costs $24 - $30.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai, including transfers.

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Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai bus services, operated by Kautra, depart from Riga Airport Parking 1 station.

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The best way to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs $10 - $15. Alternatively, you can bus via Ukmergė, which costs $24 - $30 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai bus services, operated by Kautra, arrive at Zarasų autobusų stotis station.

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Map of how to get from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai.
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  • Distance: 192.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

Latvian Railways (PV) operates a train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai via Panevezys Central Bus Station, Panevėžio autobusų stotis, and Ukmergės autobusų stotis in around 7h 30m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Train operators
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Riga Airport Parking 1 to Panevezys Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
Kautra
Bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Ukmergės autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
Kautra
Bus from Ukmergės autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
Kautra
Bus from Panevėžio autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
Kautra
Bus from Vilniaus autobusų stotis to Zarasų autobusų stotis
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
Kautra
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Riga Bus Station to Panevezys Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai is 229 km. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Riga Airport (RIX) to Zarasai.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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