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There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Helsinki by plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Helsinki  •  4 h 4 min

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

$74 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Pärnu bussijaam  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Pärnu 920
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam 173 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

$48 - $91

4 alternative options

Fly to Tallinn, ferry  •  5 h 31 min

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

$74 - $153

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 39 min

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

$56 - $88

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 59 min

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

$65 - $247

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 19 min

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

$76 - $252

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Helsinki is to bus and ferry which costs $55 - $90 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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

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The distance between Riga and Helsinki is 362 km.

The best way to get from Riga to Helsinki without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7 h 39 min and costs $55 - $90.

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

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Air Baltic and Finnair offer flights from Riga Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 763+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Riga to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 226 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Air Baltic and Finnair fly from Riga to Helsinki every 4 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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Pärnu
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Temptrans
Bus from Riga to Pärnu Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Temptrans
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Phone
+372 515 1882
Email
info@taisto.ee
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Go Bus AS
Phone
631 0011
Email
info@gobus.ee
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Go Bus AS
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Peatus Estonia
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 - $200
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$39 - $42
Vehicle
$40 - $43
Cabin
$50
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$41
Vehicle
$30
Eckeroline
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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