There are 5 ways to get from Riga to Vienna 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Vienna  •  5 h 9 min

  1. RIX - VIE

$83 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  18 h 14 min

  1. 846009
  2. Ec

$64 - $103

3 alternative options

Fly to Bratislava, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. RIX - BTS

$78 - $564

Bus  •  28 h 10 min

$80 - $120

Drive  •  16 h 2 min

  1. 870.4 miles

$160 - $240

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

Air Baltic, LOT and eight 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via Malta
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Vienna via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Bratislava via Prague
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Warszawa Centralna 02
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Riga and Vienna is 1102 km. The road distance is 1393 km.

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Vienna is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 28 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Riga to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $80 - $220.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Riga to Vienna, including transfers.