There are 11 ways to get from Riga to Croatia by plane, 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

Fly to Split  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Split (SPU) RIX - SPU

$126 - $476

Cheapest option

Fly to Rijeka  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Rijeka (RJK) RIX - RJK

$102 - $363

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Fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Zagreb (ZAG) RIX - ZAG

$120 - $210

Fly to Pula  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Pula (PUY) RIX - PUY

$109 - $338

Fly to Budapest, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Budapest (BUD) RIX - BUD
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Osijek

$105 - $205

Bus, train via Warszawa Centralna  •  21 h 7 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 Katowice Eic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Katowice to Zagreb

$108 - $131

Bus via Katowice  •  26 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Zagreb

$123 - $152

Bus  •  34 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zagreb

$107 - $178

Bus, train  •  35 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Wien
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$127 - $189

Train  •  39 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils 802 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii AVE
  4. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Wien Hbf D / ...
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

Drive  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Zagreb 1103.9 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Croatia is to bus and train which costs $100 - $140 and takes 21 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Croatia is to fly which costs $120 - $480 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Riga and Croatia is 1357 km. The road distance is 1766.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Riga to Croatia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Zagreb via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT), Minsk-Passajirskii and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Croatia?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Riga to Split twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Zagreb via Katowice and Katowice in around 26 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Riga to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Split via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Riga to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Riga to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Riga to Pula via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Riga to Pula via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Riga to Pula via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Pula via Oslo
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Riga to Pula via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Riga to Pula via Split
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Wind Rose
Website
windrose.aero
Flights from Riga to Pula via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$8 - $13
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Osijek
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Riga to Katowice
Ave. Duration
18 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Wien
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Katowice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$71 - $76
Schedules at
globtourist.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Bratislava to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bratislava Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com

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