There are 4 ways to get from Riga to Prague by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Prague (PRG) RIX - PRG

$85 - $260

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Train  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Bohumin En
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n. Ex / ...

$34 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha 848001

$60 - $95

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Prague 858.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Prague is to train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 31 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Prague is to fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Praha. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Prague. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Minsk-Passajirskii and Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 50 min.

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The distance between Riga and Prague is 994 km. The road distance is 1374 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Prague without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 25 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Riga to Prague, including transfers.

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

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Riga to Prague train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Prague is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $80 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 21 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 31 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Riga to Prague bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Praha station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Prague.
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  • Distance: 621.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Prague, Czech Republic?

Air Baltic, LOT and three other airlines fly from Riga to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $10
Business
$18 - $21
Premium
$30 - $40
Bus operators

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