There are 3 ways to get from Riga to Cēsis by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. 7730 / ...

$4 - $5

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. 860 / ...

$5

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. 56.1 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Cēsis, Latvia?

1188 Latvia operates a bus from Riga to Cēsis hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, 1188 Latvia operates a train from Riga to Cēsis 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Cēsis
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
1188.lv
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Cēsis
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
1188.lv

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Riga and Cēsis is 81 km. The road distance is 90 km.

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Cēsis is to train which costs $5 and takes 2 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Riga to Cēsis is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $10 - $15.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rīga pasažieru and arriving at Cēsis. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riga and arriving at Cēsis. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

The bus from Riga to Cēsis takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.