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

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Bus Ecolines  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...

$23 - $35

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Bus Intaks  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Grodno Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Bialystok

$34 - $37

Train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Daugavpils 704 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  4. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R

$30 - $47

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Białystok 309.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Warsaw (WAW) RIX - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok

$57 - $134

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Białystok. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Białystok via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT) and Kaunas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

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The distance between Riga and Białystok is 428 km. The road distance is 495.3 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Białystok without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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The bus from Rīga to Białystok takes 6 h 54 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Białystok is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Riga to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 267.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Białystok, Poland?

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Białystok twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Białystok via Daugavpils, Vilnius, Vilnius(LT), and Kaunas in around 14 h 14 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
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 Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Riga to Grodno Train Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Białystok is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 1:30 PM in Riga and 12:30 PM in Białystok.

Riga to Białystok train services, operated by Traukinio, arrive at Białystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Białystok is 495 km. It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to drive from Riga to Białystok.

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Air Baltic and LOT offer flights from Riga Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Białystok. Prices start at $29 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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