There are 7 ways to get from Riga to Vitebsk by bus, train, night train, 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  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Vitebsk

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Night train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Riga Pass to Polock Express
  2. Take the night train from Polock to Vitebsk AVE / ...

$6 - $8

5 alternative options

Train, night train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils 802 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Daugavpils to Polock
  3. Take the train from Polock to Vitebsk

$12 - $14

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Vitebsk 308.3 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Vilnius, train  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vilnius (VNO) RIX - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Vitebsk

$32 - $146

Fly to Vitebsk  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Vitebsk (VTB) RIX - VTB

$119 - $349

Fly to Minsk, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Minsk (MSQ) RIX - MSQ
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
  3. Take the train from Orscha Central to Vitebsk

$77 - $171

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Vitebsk, Belarus?

Gomel City Transport operates a bus from Riga to Vitebsk twice a week. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 10 h 37 min. Alternatively, Air Baltic, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Belavia Belarusian Airlines fly from Riga to Vitebsk 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Vitebsk via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Riga to Vitebsk via Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Night train from Daugavpils to Polock
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
pv.lv
Night train from Riga Pass to Polock
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
pv.lv
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Polock to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$2 - $3
Coupe
$3 - $4
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $4
Coupe
$4 - $6
Train from Orscha Central to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$2 - $3
Coupe
$3 - $4
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Riga to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riga to Vitebsk?

The distance between Riga and Vitebsk is 426 km. The road distance is 493 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Vitebsk is to night train which costs $6 - $9 and takes 9 h 54 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Riga to Vitebsk is to drive which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $55 - $80.

Is there a direct train between Riga and Vitebsk?

No, there is no direct train from Riga to Vitebsk. However, there are services departing from Rīga pasažieru and arriving at Vitebsk via Daugavpils and Polock. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between Riga and Vitebsk?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riga and arriving at Vitebsk. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 37 min.

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

The bus from Riga to Vitebsk takes 10 h 37 min including transfers and departs twice a week.