There are 11 ways to get from Riga to Ukraine by plane, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kiev, subway  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Kiev (KBP) RIX - KBP
  2. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota

$79 - $197

Cheapest option

Night train  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii Express
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass Express

$12 - $16

9 alternative options

Fly to Lviv  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Lviv (LWO) RIX - LWO

$98 - $144

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) RIX - IEV

$121 - $295

Fly to Odesa  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Odesa (ODS) RIX - ODS

$87 - $268

Fly to Zaporizhia  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Zaporizhia (OZH) RIX - OZH

$80 - $245

Fly to Kharkiv  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Kharkiv (HRK) RIX - HRK

$76 - $233

Bus Ecolines  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Kyiv 822901,822907,822501,822905

$55 - $80

Bus Minsktrans  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Minsk Vostochny
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Vostochny to Kyiv

$36 - $56

Train  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils 802 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii AVE
  4. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Darnicsa

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Kiev 663.1 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Ukraine is to night train which costs $12 - $17 and takes 23 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Ukraine is to fly and subway which costs $75 - $200 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Riga and Ukraine is 956 km. The road distance is 1060.9 km.

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

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What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Ukraine?

LOT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Riga to Lviv every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Kiev twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 21 h 34 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Riga to Zaporizhia via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Riga to Kharkiv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Riga to Kiev Zhulhany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Riga to Kiev Zhulhany via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Riga to Zaporizhia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Riga to Kharkiv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Riga to Odesa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Riga to Kiev Zhulhany via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Riga to Zaporizhia via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Kiev Zhulhany via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Riga to Kiev Zhulhany via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Riga to Kharkiv via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Night train from Riga Pass to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
pv.lv
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Darnicsa
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Riga to Minsk Vostochny
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Minsk Vostochny to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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