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There are 5 ways to get from Riga to Gdańsk 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.

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Fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Gdansk (GDN) RIX - GDN

$83 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus via Suwałki DA  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki DA to Gdańsk DA

$26 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Kaliningrad 820901 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk Kaliningrad

$28 - $42

Train  •  19 h 43 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
  5. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia Ic / ...
  6. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny Eic / ...

$47 - $73

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Gdańsk 339.9 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Gdańsk is to bus which costs $26 - $45 and takes 13 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Gdańsk is to fly which costs $80 - $230 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Gdańsk DA via Suwałki DA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Gdansk Glowny via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT), Kaunas, Bialystok and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 43 min.

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The distance between Riga and Gdańsk is 448 km. The road distance is 543.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Gdańsk without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 22 min and costs $26 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Riga to Gdańsk, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Gdańsk is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $80 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $45 and takes 13 h 22 min, you could also train, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 19 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Gdańsk.
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  • Distance: 279.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

Air Baltic and LOT fly from Riga to Gdańsk once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Gdańsk via Suwałki and Suwałki DA in around 13 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Gdansk via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
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
Every 30 minutes
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 Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ecolines.net
PKS Suwalkach
Phone
703 302 505
Website
pkssuwalki.pl
Bus from Suwałki DA to Gdańsk DA
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
pkssuwalki.pl
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Riga to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Riga to Gdańsk bus services, operated by PKS Suwalkach, arrive at Gdańsk DA station.

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Gdańsk is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 1:33 AM in Riga and 12:33 AM in Gdańsk.

Riga to Gdańsk train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Gdansk Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Gdańsk is 544 km. It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to drive from Riga to Gdańsk.

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

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There are 3645+ hotels available in Gdańsk. Prices start at $39 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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