There are 5 ways to get from Riga to Berlin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  2h 11m

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

38€ - 324€

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Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  2h 21m

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

25€ - 227€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  19h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin 846009

55€ - 85€

Train  •  27h 6m

  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

103€ - 171€

Drive  •  13h 7m

  1. Drive from Riga to Berlin 1063.8 km

120€ - 190€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Berlin is to bus which costs $60 - $90 and takes 19h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Berlin is to fly which costs $40 - $360 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Berlin. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Minsk Pas and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 6m.

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The distance between Riga and Berlin is 843 km. The road distance is 1063.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Berlin without a car is to bus which takes 19h 30m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Riga to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Berlin is to fly which takes 2h 11m and costs $40 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 19h 30m, you could also train, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 27h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 843 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

Air Baltic and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Riga to Berlin 3 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Rīga to Berlin 5 times a week. Tickets cost 55€ - 85€ and the journey takes 19h 30m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 110€
Train operators
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
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
10€ - 20€
1st Class (Coupe)
16€ - 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
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.

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Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Riga to Berlin bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Berlin station.

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Berlin is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 12:47 PM in Riga and 11:47 AM in Berlin.

Riga to Berlin train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Berlin is 1064 km. It takes approximately 13h 7m 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 1364+ hotels available in Berlin. 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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