There are 5 ways to get from Riga to Vienna by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vienna (VIE) RIX - VIE

$89 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  17 h 40 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 Ec

$55 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Wien

$80 - $120

Train  •  32 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Wien Hbf En

$130 - $170

Drive  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Vienna 870.4 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Vienna is to bus and train which costs $55 - $85 and takes 17 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Vienna is to fly which costs $85 - $220 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riga and arriving at Wien. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 28 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Wien Hbf via Minsk-Passajirskii. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 56 min.

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The distance between Riga and Vienna is 1102 km. The road distance is 1392.7 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Vienna without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 40 min and costs $55 - $85.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Riga to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $85 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 28 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $170 and takes 32 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 688.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Vienna, Austria?

Air Baltic, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Riga to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Vienna twice a week. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 28 h 10 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
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
Latvian Railways (PV)
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Riga to Vienna bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Wien station.

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Vienna is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 1:46 PM in Riga and 12:46 PM in Vienna.

Riga to Vienna train services, operated by Russian Railways, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Vienna is 1393 km. It takes approximately 16 h 2 min to drive from Riga to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Baltic, Finnair and three other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Vienna Airport.

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The nearest airport to Vienna is Vienna (VIE) Airport which is 17.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Bratislava (BTS) (61.5 km), Brno (BRQ) (106.8 km) and Graz (GRZ) (151.7 km).

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There are 2062+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $67 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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