There are 11 ways to get from Riga to Spain by plane, bus, 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 Barcelona  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Barcelona (BCN) RIX - BCN

$99 - $290

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Fly to Madrid  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Madrid (MAD) RIX - MAD

$102 - $364

Fly to Valencia  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Valencia (VLC) RIX - VLC

$128 - $420

Fly to Malaga  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Malaga (AGP) RIX - AGP

$132 - $829

Fly to Sevilla  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Sevilla (SVQ) RIX - SVQ

$139 - $295

Bus, train  •  41 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Wschodnia Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Strasbourg En
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Avignon TGV Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$442 - $567

Train via Strasbourg  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Strasbourg En
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nîmes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$482 - $629

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Praha 848001
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Avenida America

$185 - $288

Train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Nice Ville En
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$460 - $603

Drive, train  •  41 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Göttingen Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  6. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  7. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  8. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$593 - $861

Drive  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Madrid 2128.9 miles

$400 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Spain is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Spain is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Spain. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Sol via Praha ÚAN Florenc, Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Gregorio Marañón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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The distance between Riga and Spain is 2765 km. The road distance is 3406.2 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Spain without a car is to bus and train which takes 41 h and costs $440 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Riga to Spain, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Spain is to fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $95 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $480 - $650 and takes 2 days 5 h, you could also bus, which costs $180 - $290 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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Riga to Spain bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Madrid Avenida America station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Spain.
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  • Distance: 1727.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Spain?

Wizz Air, Air Baltic and 15 other airlines fly from Riga to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Madrid via Minsk, Minsk-Passajirskii, Strasbourg, Nîmes, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Riga to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Riga to Malaga via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Riga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Riga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Riga to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Riga to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Riga to Malaga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Riga to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Barcelona via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Valencia via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
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 Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
40 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Strasbourg to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $310
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Latvian Railways (PV)
Spanish Railways AVE
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lüneburg to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Rīga to Praha
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Avenida America
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
elines.cz

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