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

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius 850105

$15 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Daugavpils 704 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius

$16 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Trakai 192.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the bus from Vilnius to Trakai

$27 - $138

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Trakai is to bus which costs $15 - $24 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Trakai is to fly and bus which costs $26 - $140 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Trakai. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Trakai via Vilnius. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Trakai. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Trakai via Daugavpils and Vilnius. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Riga and Trakai is 261 km. The road distance is 308.6 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Trakai without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $15 - $24.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Riga to Trakai, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Trakai is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $15 - $24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $15 - $24 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Trakai.
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  • Distance: 163.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Trakai, Vilniaus apskritis, Lithuania?

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Trakai once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Trakai via Daugavpils and Vilnius in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Kautra
Phone
(37 8) 34 24 40
Email
ifo@kautra.lt
Website
kautra.lt
Bus from Vilnius to Trakai
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Kautra
Autobusubilietai.lt
Email
info@autobusubilietai.lt
Website
autobusubilietai.lt
Bus from Vilnius to Trakai
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
autobusubilietai.lt

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Riga to Trakai bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Vilnius station.

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Riga to Trakai train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), arrive at Vilnius station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Trakai is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Riga to Trakai.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Riga Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 979+ hotels available in Trakai. Prices start at $39 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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