There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Odessa by plane, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Odesa (ODS) RIX - ODS

$87 - $268

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  35 h 50 min

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

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Odessa

$70 - $120

Bus, train  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii AVE
  3. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl.

$25 - $42

Train  •  34 h 55 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
  4. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl.

Drive  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Odessa 957.4 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Odessa is to night train and train which costs $14 - $23 and takes 35 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Odessa is to fly which costs $85 - $270 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Riga and Odessa is 1249 km. The road distance is 1531.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Riga to Odessa, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Odessa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Odessa Gl. via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT) and Minsk-Passajirskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Odessa, Ukraine?

Air Baltic, Ukraine International Airlines and three other airlines fly from Riga to Odessa 5 times a day. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Odessa twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 32 h.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
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
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
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 Odessa
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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