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There are 10 ways to get from Riga to Brest by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central D

$20 - $31

Cheapest option

Train  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central D

$3 - $5

8 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Shchuchyn
  2. Take the bus from Shchuchyn to Brest

$39 - $45

Bus via Grodno  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Grodno Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Brest

$38 - $47

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Brest 409.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Riga to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  8 h 31 min

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

$60 - $139

Fly Riga to Minsk, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Minsk (MSQ) RIX - MSQ
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central

$75 - $169

Fly Riga to Vilnius, train  •  11 h

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central

$32 - $146

Fly Riga to Rzeszow, bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Rzeszow (RZE) RIX - RZE
  2. Take the bus from Rzeszów, Rzeszów Jasionka Lotnisko to Lublin
  3. Take the bus from Lublin to Brest

$91 - $169

Bus to Vilnius, fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) VNO - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Terespol

$75 - $193

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Brest is to train which costs $3 - $5 and takes 16 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Brest is to fly and train which costs $60 - $140 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Brest. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Brest via Shchuchyn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Brest. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Brest Central via Minsk-Passajirskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 54 min.

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The distance between Riga and Brest is 540 km. The road distance is 654.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Brest without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 34 min and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 12 h 34 min to get from Riga to Brest, including transfers.

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Riga to Brest bus services, operated by Intaks, depart from Riga station.

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Brest is to bus which takes 14 h 50 min and costs $35 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 16 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Brest.
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  • Distance: 337.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 34 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Brest, Belarus?

You can take a bus from Riga to Brest via Shchuchyn in around 14 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Brest via Minsk-Passajirskii in around 16 h 54 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Riga to Rzeszow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Vilnius to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Rzeszow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Riga to Rzeszow via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $7
Latvian Railways (PV)
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 Terespol
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Riga to Shchuchyn
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Bus from Riga to Grodno Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Bus from Grodno to Brest
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
intaks.by
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Shchuchyn to Brest
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Brest Bus Belarus
Phone
114
Email
av@brest.by
Website
av.brest.by
Bus from Grodno to Brest
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Lublin to Brest
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rzeszów, Rzeszów Jasionka Lotnisko to Lublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Riga to Brest bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Brest station.

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Brest is 1 h ahead of Riga. It is currently 8:04 AM in Riga and 9:04 AM in Brest.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Brest is 655 km. It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to drive from Riga to Brest.

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

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There are 339+ hotels available in Brest. Prices start at $25 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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