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There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Paris by plane, bus, train, night train, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Paris CDG (CDG) RIX - CDG

76€ - 181€

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  27h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord

257€ - 375€

Bus  •  33h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin 846009
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris, Paris N100

105€ - 167€

Train, night train  •  34h 2m

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Gudogaj
  2. Take the train from Gudogaj to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  3. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  4. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...

267€ - 438€

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the car ferry from Riga to Stockholm M/S Isabelle
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni

291€ - 461€

Night train  •  43h 27m

  1. Take the night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Paris Est D

186€ - 270€

Drive  •  22h 6m

  1. Drive from Riga to Paris Gallieni 1297 miles

240€ - 350€

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Paris is to fly which costs $85 - $210 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Paris is to fly which costs $85 - $210 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Paris. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Paris, Paris via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Paris. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Paris Est via Gudogaj, Minsk-Passajirskii, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 2m.

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The distance between Riga and Paris is 1703 km. The road distance is 2075.2 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Paris without a car is to bus and train which takes 27h 27m and costs $290 - $440.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Riga to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Riga to Paris train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Riga Pass station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Paris is to fly which takes 3h 45m and costs $85 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $200 and takes 33h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Paris.
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  • Distance: 1064.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Paris, France?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Riga to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Paris Bercy via Berlin and Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 33h 5m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Paris CDG via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Train operators
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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
19€ - 28€
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Riga Pass to Gudogaj
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 70€
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
25€ - 35€
2nd class
30€ - 50€
1st class
50€ - 70€
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Gudogaj to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class (platzkart)
2€ - 3€
1st Class (Coupe)
3€ - 4€
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
30h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
180€ - 260€
Website
www.rw.by
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
130€ - 190€
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Riga to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Website
Tallink
Passenger
188€
Vehicle
193€
Cabin
237€

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Riga to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Paris is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 8:41 AM in Riga and 7:41 AM in Paris.

Riga to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Paris is 2075 km. It takes approximately 22h 6m to drive from Riga to Paris.

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Air France, Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and four other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 3401+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to drive which takes 10m and costs $1 - $2.

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