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

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Fly  •  4h 46m

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

$85 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  20h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Marijampolė
  2. Take the train from Marijampole to Bialystok R
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Ostrava-Svinov Eic / ...
  5. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Praha hl.n. Ic / ...

$56 - $84

2 alternative options

Bus  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha 848001

$60 - $90

Drive  •  15h 23m

  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 bus which costs $60 - $90 and takes 21h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Prague is to fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 4h 46m.

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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 21h 25m.

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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 and train which takes 20h 47m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m 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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The best way to get from Riga to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 46m and costs $80 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 21h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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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: 4h 46m

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

Ryanair, Air Baltic 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 - $90 and the journey takes 21h 25m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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 Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ostrava, Svinov to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$17 - $20
Premium
$28 - $35
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Ostrava, Ostrava-Svinov to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Marijampolė
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Praha
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Prague is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 4:28 AM in Riga and 3:28 AM in Prague.

Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Prague is 1374 km. It takes approximately 15h 23m to drive from Riga to Prague.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, Air Baltic and two other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3773+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $42 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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