Directions from Riga to Malmö

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Recommended option

Fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Copenhagen (CPH) RIX - CPH

$53 - $288

5 alternative options

Fly to Malmo  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Malmo (MMX) RIX - MMX

$98 - $522

Car ferry, train  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Riga to Stockholm M/S Isabelle
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Central to Malmö Central

$214 - $447

Bus, car ferry  •  28 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Ventspils AO
  2. Take the car ferry from Ventspils to Nynäshamn
  3. Take the bus from Nynäshamn station to Södertälje centrum station 783
  4. Take the bus from Södertälje Syd station to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
  5. Take the bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan

Bus  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB 846009
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Malmö N132 / ...

$83 - $155

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Ventspils
  2. Take the car ferry from Ventspils to Nynäshamn
  3. Drive from Nynäshamn to Malmö

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Malmö, Sweden?

Norwegian Air International, Scandinavian Airlines and Air Baltic fly from Riga to Malmö every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Malmö via Berlin ZOB and Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 30 h 45 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Central to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
1188.lv
SL
Website
sl.se
Bus from Nynäshamn station to Södertälje centrum station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
sl.se
Svenska Buss
Website
svenskabuss.se
Bus from Södertälje Syd station to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
resrobot.se
Standard
$22 - $35
Joker Price
$18 - $22
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
Swebus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Malmö
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Riga to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$247
Vehicle
$254
Cabin
$312

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Riga and Malmö is 701 km.

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Malmö is to fly which costs $50 - $290 and takes 4 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Riga to Malmö is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $50 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Malmö via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Riga to Malmö, including transfers.