There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Hamburg by plane, train, bus 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 to Hamburg  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Hamburg (HAM) RIX - HAM

$81 - $216

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Bus  •  27 h 36 min

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

$70 - $100

4 alternative options

Fly to Bremen, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Bremen (BRE) RIX - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor

$73 - $281

Bus, train  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB 846009
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$116 - $202

Train  •  33 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Hbf (tief) En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$190 - $249

Drive  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Hamburg 839.7 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Hamburg is to bus which costs $70 - $100 and takes 27 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Hamburg is to fly which costs $80 - $220 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Zimmerstraße via Suwałki and HBF/Kirchenallee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Minsk-Passajirskii and Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 28 min.

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The distance between Riga and Hamburg is 966 km. The road distance is 1343.5 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Hamburg without a car is to bus and train which takes 23 h 27 min and costs $110 - $210.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 27 h 36 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $250 and takes 33 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Riga to Hamburg bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 603.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Hamburg, Germany?

Air Baltic, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Riga to Hamburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Hamburg via Suwałki, Hamburg, and HBF/Kirchenallee in around 27 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Latvian Railways (PV)
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
19 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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