There are 5 ways to get from Riga to Hamburg by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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  •  4 h 49 min

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

$81 - $216

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  28 h 31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lidosta Rīga to Klaipėda
  2. Take the bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Hamburg

$75 - $106

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Warszawa Centralna  •  19 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 Berlin Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$125 - $190

Bus Eurolines DE, train  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB 846009
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Hamburg Dammtor Ice

$118 - $202

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 fly which costs $80 - $220 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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

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The distance between Riga and Hamburg is 966 km. The road distance is 1343 km.

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

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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.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Keleiviu Vezimas
Phone
+370 686 94403
Website
keleiviu.lt
Shuttle from Lidosta Rīga to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
keleiviu.lt
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru

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