There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Amsterdam 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.

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  2h 54m

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

77€ - 234€

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Bus  •  38h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rīgas SAO to Jelgavas AO
  2. Take the bus from Jelgava to Kaliningrad Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Elbląg
  4. Take the bus from Elbląg to Amsterdam

63€ - 98€

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Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  4h 38m

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

68€ - 589€

Bus, train  •  24h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

149€ - 229€

Bus via Berlin  •  29h 25m

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

85€ - 131€

Train  •  34h 32m

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
  2. Take the train from Minsk Pas to Warszawa Wschodnia En
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Berlin Hbf Eic
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

203€ - 321€

Drive  •  18h 41m

  1. Drive from Riga to Amsterdam 1687.9 km

230€ - 340€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Amsterdam is to bus which costs $65 - $110 and takes 38h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Amsterdam is to fly which costs $85 - $260 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Minsk Pas, Warszawa Wschodnia and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 32m.

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The distance between Riga and Amsterdam is 1331 km. The road distance is 1687.9 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 24h 32m and costs $160 - $260.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Riga to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Riga to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rīga station.

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Riga to Amsterdam train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Riga Pass station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 2h 54m and costs $85 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus via Berlin, which costs $90 - $150 and takes 29h 25m, you could also train, which costs $220 - $360 and takes 34h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 1330.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

Air Baltic, LOT and four other airlines fly from Riga to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Amsterdam via Berlin in around 29h 25m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 380€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
21€ - 120€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Riga to Eindhoven via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
30€ - 45€
2nd class
40€ - 60€
1st class
60€ - 90€
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Riga-Pasazieru to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 40€
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
10€ - 20€
1st Class (Coupe)
17€ - 40€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Minsk Pas to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Elbląg DA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
SIA "Jelgavas autobusu parks"
Phone
+371 63 022 513
Email
jap@jap.lv
Website
jap.lv
Bus from Rīgas SAO to Jelgavas AO
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SIA "Jelgavas autobusu parks"
Sia "Dobeles Autobusu Parks"
Phone
+371 63 723 444
Email
autobusuparks@dobele.lv
Website
dobelesautobusuparks.lv
Bus from Rīgas SAO to Jelgavas AO
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Sia "Dobeles Autobusu Parks"
Nordeka
Phone
+371 67464620
Email
nordeka@nordeka.lv
Website
nordeka.lv
Bus from Rīgas SAO to Jelgavas AO
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Nordeka
SIA "Ekspress-Ādaži"
Phone
+371 67294888
Email
info@bbus.lv
Website
sabiedriskaisautobuss.lv
Bus from Rīgas SAO to Jelgavas AO
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
SIA "Ekspress-Ādaži"
AS "Liepājas autobusu parks"
Phone
+371 634 22754
Website
lap.lv
Bus from Rīgas SAO to Jelgavas AO
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
AS "Liepājas autobusu parks"
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Jelgava to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Elbląg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Avtovokzal to Elblag, Elbląg Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Amsterdam is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 7:36 PM in Riga and 6:36 PM in Amsterdam.

Riga to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Amsterdam is 1688 km. It takes approximately 18h 41m to drive from Riga to Amsterdam.

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LOT, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Baltic and Lufthansa offer flights from Riga Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2764+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to drive which takes 10 min and costs $1 - $2.

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