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There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Berlin by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) RIX - TXL

$46 - $133

Cheapest option

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) RIX - SXF

$29 - $117

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  16 h 54 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 Ostbahnhof Ec

$65 - $100

Bus  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin 846009

$65 - $98

Train, night train  •  26 h 47 min

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

$65 - $100

Drive  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Berlin 664.6 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Berlin is to fly which costs $29 - $120 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Berlin is to fly which costs $45 - $140 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Berlin Ostbahnhof via Minsk-Passajirskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 47 min.

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The distance between Riga and Berlin is 843 km. The road distance is 1063.4 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Berlin without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 54 min and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Riga to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Berlin is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $45 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 20 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Berlin is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 3:15 AM in Riga and 2:15 AM in Berlin.

Map of how to get from Riga to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 526.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Berlin, Germany?

Air Baltic and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Riga to Berlin 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Berlin 5 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $140
Train operators
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
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Riga to Berlin train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Berlin is 1063 km. It takes approximately 13 h 5 min to drive from Riga to Berlin.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Air Baltic offer flights from Riga Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1404+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $55 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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