There are 3 ways to get from Riga to Kuressaare by bus or plane

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

Bus Ecolines  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Pärnu 1220703 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare 772 / ...

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus via Ainaži  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Ainaži
  2. Take the bus from Ainaži to Parnu
  3. Take the bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare 772 / ...

$17 - $25

1 alternative option

Fly, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Tallinn (TLL) RIX - TLL
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare

$45 - $132

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Estonia?

You can take a bus from Riga to Kuressaare via Pärnu and Pärnu bussijaam in around 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Bus operators
Sarbuss AS
Website
sarbuss.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sarbuss.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
sarbuss.ee
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Sirel Reisid OÜ
Website
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Pärnu bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
sirelreisid.com
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
sirelreisid.com
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 Parnu
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Kuressaare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riga to Kuressaare?

The distance between Riga and Kuressaare is 174 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Riga to Kuressaare?

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Kuressaare is to bus which costs $16 - $25 and takes 7 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Riga to Kuressaare?

The quickest way to get from Riga to Kuressaare is to bus which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $18 - $28.

Is there a direct bus between Riga and Kuressaare?

No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Kuressaare. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Kuressaare via Pärnu bussijaam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Riga to Kuressaare?

It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Riga to Kuressaare, including transfers.