There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, bus, ferry, 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 Helsinki  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Helsinki (HEL) RIX - HEL

$73 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Ainaži  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Ainaži
  2. Take the bus from Ainaži to Tallinn
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$44 - $51

5 alternative options

Fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Tallinn (TLL) RIX - TLL
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$83 - $322

Bus Ecolines, ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 800703 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$56 - $88

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Tallinn 800703 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar

$65 - $257

Train, ferry  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga 874 / ...
  2. Take the train from Valga to Tartu
  3. Take the train from Tartu to Tallinn
  4. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$60 - $69

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Tallinn
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki M/S Superstar

$66 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Helsinki is to bus and ferry which costs $40 - $55 and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Helsinki is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $70 - $180.

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The distance between Riga and Helsinki is 362 km.

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

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What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Helsinki, Finland?

Air Baltic, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Riga to Helsinki every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Valga
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
1188.lv
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Valga to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
elron.ee
Bus operators
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Ainaži
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
1188.lv
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Ainaži to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$41 - $43
Vehicle
$42 - $44
Cabin
$54
Viking Line
ferry
Ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
eckeroline.fi

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