There are 3 ways to get from Riga to Visby by bus, car ferry, ferry 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.

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Bus, carferry, ferry  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Ventspils AO
  2. Take the carferry from Ventspils to Nynäshamn
  3. Take the ferry from Nynäshamn färjeterminal to Visby hamnterminal Dg

Cheapest option

Fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Visby (VBY) RIX - VBY

$82 - $394

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lund
  3. Take the bus from Lund Centralstation to Oskarshamn station
  4. Take the ferry from Oskarshamn Gotlandsterminalen to Visby hamnterminal Dg

$142 - $227

Questions & Answers

The distance between Riga and Visby is 357 km.

The best way to get from Riga to Visby without a car is to bus and carferry and ferry which takes 19 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 h 50 min to get from Riga to Visby, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Riga Airport to Visby Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Visby is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 4:25 AM in Riga and 3:25 AM in Visby.

Malmö Aviation, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Visby Airport.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Visby. Prices start at $75 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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Map of how to get from Riga to Visby.
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  • Distance: 223.4 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 50 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Visby, Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and four other airlines fly from Riga to Visby every 3 hours.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Visby via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Riga to Visby via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Visby via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Riga to Visby via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Visby via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Riga to Ventspils AO
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
1188.lv
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lund
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Svenska Buss
Phone
0771-67 67 67
Email
info@svenskabuss.se
Website
svenskabuss.se
Bus from Lund Centralstation to Oskarshamn station
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Svenska Buss
Standard
$30 - $45
Joker Price
$28 - $33
Ferry operators
Destination Gotland
Website
destinationgotland.se
Ferry from Nynäshamn färjeterminal to Visby hamnterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Website
destinationgotland.se
Ferry from Oskarshamn Gotlandsterminalen to Visby hamnterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29
Website
destinationgotland.se

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