There are 3 ways to get from Riga to Vilnius by bus, car or plane

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

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Vilnius 850105 / ...

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Vilnius 178.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO

$23 - $140

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Vilnius, Lithuania?

Ecolines operates a bus from Riga to Vilnius twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Air Baltic flies from Riga to Vilnius 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riga to Vilnius?

The distance between Riga and Vilnius is 261 km. The road distance is 286 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Riga to Vilnius?

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Vilnius is to bus which costs $14 - $21 and takes 4 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Riga to Vilnius?

The quickest way to get from Riga to Vilnius is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $23 - $140.

Is there a direct bus between Riga and Vilnius?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rīga and arriving at Vilnius. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

How long does it take to get from Riga to Vilnius?

The bus from Rīga to Vilnius takes 4 h including transfers and departs twice daily.