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There are 8 ways to get from Riga to Rome 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.

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Fly to Rome  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Rome (FCO) RIX - FCO

$93 - $287

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) RIX - CIA

$78 - $222

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  30 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Eic
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  5. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$160 - $300

Bus  •  39 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Rome

$93 - $134

Bus, night train  •  43 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Wien
  2. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini En

$160 - $287

Train, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Rome

$290

Train, night train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova R
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$162 - $279

Drive  •  26 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Rome 1574.2 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Rome is to bus which costs $90 - $140 and takes 39 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Rome is to fly which costs $90 - $290 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Rome. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Rome via Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Rome. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Roma Termini via Minsk-Passajirskii and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Riga and Rome is 1866 km. The road distance is 2518.7 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Rome without a car is to bus and train which takes 30 h 6 min and costs $160 - $300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Riga to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Rome is to fly which takes 6 h 11 min and costs $90 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 39 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1166.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Rome, Italy?

Air Baltic, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Riga to Rome every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Rome via Białystok and Bialystok in around 39 h 18 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Riga to Rome Ciampino via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Riga to Rome Ciampino via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Riga to Rome Ciampino via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Riga to Rome Ciampino via Warsaw Chopin, Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Riga to Rome via Verona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 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
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $170
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Wien
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Rome
Ave. Duration
31 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Minsk to Rome
Ave. Duration
46 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$288
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Riga to Rome bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rome station.

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Rome is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 11:15 PM in Riga and 10:15 PM in Rome.

Riga to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Rome is 2519 km. It takes approximately 26 h 18 min to drive from Riga to Rome.

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Alitalia, Air Baltic, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11849+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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