There are 12 ways to get from Riga to Italy by plane, bus, train, 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

Cheapest option

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 26 min

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

$96 - $289

Fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 33 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 Bari  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Bari (BRI) RIX - BRI

$77 - $299

Bus, train  •  36 h 16 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 R
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa

$237 - $337

Bus Agat  •  38 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Białystok to Rome A-05

$108 - $164

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

$191 - $318

Bus Autokar Polska  •  46 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Grodno Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Bialystok
  3. Take the bus from Bialystok to Rome

$107 - $150

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils 802 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii AVE
  4. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova R
  5. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa

Drive  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Rome 1576.1 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Italy is to fly which costs $75 - $200 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Italy is to fly which costs $75 - $300 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Italy. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Rome via Białystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 40 min.

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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 in around 38 h 40 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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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 Milan Linate via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Riga to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Milan Malpensa via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Riga to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Riga to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Riga to Bari via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
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
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Riga to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Bari
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
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
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $290
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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 a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
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
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Białystok to Rome
Ave. Duration
30 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
agat.eu
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Riga to Grodno Train Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Rome
Ave. Duration
32 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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