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There are 8 ways to get from Riga to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) RIX - AMS

$83 - $194

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Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  36 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Olaine to Kaliningrad
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Elbląg
  3. Take the bus from Elbląg to Amsterdam

$71 - $112

6 alternative options

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Eindhoven (EIN) RIX - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal

$89 - $474

Bus, train via Warszawa Centralna  •  24 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$145 - $270

Bus Eurolines DE, train  •  28 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB 846009
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$128 - $244

Bus Eurolines DE  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB 846009
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station

$91 - $163

Train, night train  •  34 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal

$143 - $226

Drive  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Amsterdam 1053.4 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Amsterdam is to bus which costs $70 - $120 and takes 36 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Amsterdam is to fly which costs $80 - $200 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Minsk-Passajirskii and Berlin Ostbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 25 min.

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The distance between Riga and Amsterdam is 1331 km. The road distance is 1685.4 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 24 h 16 min and costs $140 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Riga to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Riga to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Riga station.

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Riga to Amsterdam train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $80 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $170 and takes 30 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 831.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Air Baltic, Norwegian Air International and six other airlines fly from Riga to Amsterdam every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Amsterdam via Berlin ZOB and Berlin in around 30 h 55 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Olaine to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Elbląg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Elbląg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Riga to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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Amsterdam is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 5:03 AM in Riga and 4:03 AM in Amsterdam.

Riga to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Amsterdam is 1685 km. It takes approximately 18 h 43 min to drive from Riga to Amsterdam.

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Air Baltic, Norwegian Air International, Finnair and three other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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