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There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Malmö by plane, car ferry, train, bus 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 Copenhagen  •  4h 24m

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

$53 - $289

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Fly to Malmo  •  6h 54m

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

$98 - $522

Car ferry, train  •  23h 2m

  1. Take the car ferry from Riga to Stockholm M/S Isabelle
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000

$212 - $397

Bus Ecolines  •  29h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin 846009
  2. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Malmö Svävarenterminal Bucuresti - Stockholm

Bus, train  •  31h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Marijampolė
  2. Take the train from Marijampole to Suwalki R
  3. Take the train from Suwalki to Szczecin Glowny
  4. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof Re4
  5. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to København H Ec
  6. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

$149 - $229

Bus Sindbad  •  37h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Klaipeda Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Gdynia
  4. Take the bus from Gdynia to Malmö

$75 - $104

Car ferry, drive  •  23h 25m

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

$235 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Malmö is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 37h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Malmö is to fly which costs $50 - $290 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Malmö Svävarenterminal via Berlin Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 30m.

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The distance between Riga and Malmö is 701 km.

The best way to get from Riga to Malmö without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 23h 2m and costs $210 - $400.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Riga to Malmö, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Malmö is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs $50 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Riga to Malmö bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Malmö Svävarenterminal station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Malmö.
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  • Distance: 438 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

Norwegian Air International and Air Baltic fly from Riga to Malmö 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Malmö via Berlin and Berlin Central Bus Station in around 29h 30m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Malmo via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
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 Suwalki to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Marijampolė
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Malmö Svävarenterminal
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Comati PSG
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Klaipeda Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
Ollex
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Klaipėda to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Gdynia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
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
17h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$216
Vehicle
$222
Cabin
$272

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Malmö is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 7:33 AM in Riga and 6:33 AM in Malmö.

Norwegian Air International and Air Baltic offer flights from Riga Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Malmö. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27m and costs .

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