There are 10 ways to get from Riga to Zakopane by plane, bus, shuttle, 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 Krakow, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Krakow (KRK) RIX - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$94 - $243

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  15 h 28 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 Krakow Glowny Eic
  4. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$40 - $62

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Fly to Katowice, bus  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Katowice (KTW) RIX - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$88 - $165

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Budapest (BUD) RIX - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zakopane

$164 - $283

Fly to Warsaw, train, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Warsaw (WAW) RIX - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$64 - $145

Fly to Kosice, train, bus  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Kosice (KSC) RIX - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
  3. Take the bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$105 - $174

Fly to Poprad  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Poprad (TAT) RIX - TAT

$82 - $246

Bus  •  22 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$60 - $89

Train  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils 802 / ...
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
  3. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  4. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok
  5. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic
  6. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Zakopane Eic

Drive  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Zakopane 737.1 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Zakopane is to bus and train which costs $40 - $65 and takes 15 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Zakopane is to fly which costs $80 - $250 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Riga and Zakopane is 894 km. The road distance is 1179.4 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Riga to Zakopane, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Kasprowicza via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Zakopane via Daugavpils, Vilnius(LT), Kaunas, Bialystok and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Zakopane, Poland?

Air Baltic flies from Riga to Zakopane once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Zakopane via Kraków in around 22 h 54 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Riga to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Riga to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Riga to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Riga to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Riga to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Riga to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Riga to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Riga to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to Katowice via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Riga to Katowice via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Riga to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Riga to Budapest via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Kosice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $18
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga Pass to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Daugavpils to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Eksprestransfer
Bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 Kraków
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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