There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Minsk by plane, subway, train, bus, 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 Minsk, subway  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Minsk (MSQ) RIX - MSQ
  2. Take the subway from Urucca to Oktyabrskaya

$73 - $165

Cheapest option

Night train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii Express

$6 - $8

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Fly to Vilnius, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii

$29 - $141

Bus, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius 850105 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii Express / ...

$18 - $27

Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Minsk Tsentralny 810501

$17 - $40

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  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

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Minsk 297.1 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Minsk is to night train which costs $6 - $8 and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Minsk is to fly and subway which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $70 - $170.

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The distance between Riga and Minsk is 403 km. The road distance is 475 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Riga to Minsk, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riga and arriving at Minsk Tsentralny. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Minsk-Passajirskii. This train operates Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Minsk, Belarus?

Minsktrans operates a bus from Riga to Minsk 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $27 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min. Ecolines also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Minsk via Daugavpils, Vilnius, and Vilnius(LT) in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Minsk Metro
Website
belarus.by
Subway from Urucca to Oktyabrskaya
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
belarus.by
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
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
Night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Riga to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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