There are 13 ways to get from Riga to Italy by plane, train, bus, night 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 to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) RIX - MXP

$79 - $195

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) RIX - BGY

$65 - $340

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Fly to Rome  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Rome (FCO) RIX - FCO

$93 - $287

Fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Milan Linate (LIN) RIX - LIN

$85 - $202

Fly to Bologna  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Bologna (BLQ) RIX - BLQ

$109 - $375

Fly to Genoa  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Genoa (GOA) RIX - GOA

$112 - $364

Fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Zurich (ZRH) RIX - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale

$144 - $301

Bus, train  •  35 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Verona Porta Nuova En
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$195 - $305

Bus  •  39 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Rome

$95 - $146

Bus, night train  •  43 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Wien
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$190 - $317

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova En
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$182 - $280

Train, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Rome

$291

Drive  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Rome 1576.1 miles

$370 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Italy. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Bialystok and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Italy. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Roma Termini via Minsk-Passajirskii and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Riga and Italy is 1785 km. The road distance is 2521.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Italy without a car is to bus and train which takes 35 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Riga to Italy, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Italy is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 34 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Riga to Italy bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1115.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Italy?

Air Baltic, LOT and six other airlines fly from Riga to Milan every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Rome via Białystok, Bialystok, Rome, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 39 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Riga to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Riga to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Riga to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Riga to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Riga to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Riga to Rome via Verona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Riga to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Riga to Zurich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Riga to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Riga to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Malpensa via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Riga to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Riga to Milan Bergamo via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Riga to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Riga to Genoa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Riga to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Riga to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
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 Riga to Wien
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Rome
Ave. Duration
31 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Minsk to Rome
Ave. Duration
46 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$290
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru

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Italy is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 12:23 PM in Riga and 11:23 AM in Italy.

Riga to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Italy is 2522 km. It takes approximately 26 h 19 min to drive from Riga to Italy.

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Air Baltic, Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Riga Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $52 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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