There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Klaipėda by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Šiauliai 820901
  2. Take the train from Šiauliai to Klaipėda

$13 - $22

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Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Šiauliai 820901
  2. Take the bus from Šiauliai to Klaipeda 378 / ...

$18 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Klaipėda 190.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Palanga  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Palanga (PLQ) RIX - PLQ

$30 - $124

Fly to Liepaya, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Liepaya (LPX) RIX - LPX
  2. Take the bus from Liepaja to Klaipėda

$58 - $175

Shuttle  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Lidosta Rīga to Klaipėda

$21

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Klaipėda. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Klaipeda via Šiauliai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Riga and Klaipėda is 229 km. The road distance is 304.3 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Klaipėda without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Riga to Klaipėda, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Klaipėda is to bus which takes 6 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Palanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Riga to Klaipėda bus services, operated by Klaipedos Autobusu Parkas, arrive at Klaipeda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Klaipėda is 304 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Riga to Klaipėda.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Palanga Airport.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Klaipėda.
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  • Distance: 142.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Klaipėda, Lithuania?

You can take a bus from Riga to Klaipėda via Šiauliai in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, Air Baltic flies from Riga to Klaipėda twice daily.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Palanga
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $150
Flights from Riga to Liepaya
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Šiauliai to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Šiauliai
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Liepaja to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Klaipedos Autobusu Parkas
Website
klap.lt
Bus from Šiauliai to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
klap.lt
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Šiauliai to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt
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

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