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

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Fly to Prague  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Prague (PRG) RIX - PRG

$85 - $260

Cheapest option

Train  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia D
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Ostrava-Svinov Eic / ...
  5. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Praha hl.n. Ic / ...

$37 - $55

3 alternative options

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vienna (VIE) RIX - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n.

$93 - $230

Bus  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha 848001

$60 - $90

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Prague 858.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Czech Republic is to train which costs $35 - $55 and takes 30 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Czech Republic is to fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Praha. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Czech Republic. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Minsk-Passajirskii, Brest Central, Warszawa Wschodnia and Ostrava-Svinov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 27 min.

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The distance between Riga and Czech Republic is 976 km. The road distance is 1374 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Czech Republic without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 25 min and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Riga to Czech Republic, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Czech Republic is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $80 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 21 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 30 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Czech Republic.
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  • Distance: 610.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Czech Republic?

Air Baltic, LOT and two other airlines fly from Riga to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Riga to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
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
Train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
www.rw.by
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 Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$17 - $20
Premium
$28 - $35
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Ostrava, Ostrava-Svinov to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ostrava, Svinov to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Riga to Czech Republic bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Praha station.

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Czech Republic is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 11:26 PM in Riga and 10:26 PM in Czech Republic.

Riga to Czech Republic train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Czech Republic is 1374 km. It takes approximately 15 h 23 min to drive from Riga to Czech Republic.

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Air Baltic, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Riga Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Czech Republic. Prices start at $38 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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