There are 5 ways to get from Tallinn to Latvia by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 800706 / ...

$14 - $45

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Bus via Pärnu  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 211 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu to Rīga 800706 / ...

$14 - $58

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Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tallinn to Tartu
  2. Take the train from Tartu to Valga
  3. Take the train from Valga to Riga 865 / ...

$20 - $26

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Riga 194.7 miles

$35 - $50

Fly, line 1 tram  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Riga (RIX) TLL - RIX
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Slokas iela to Dammes iela

$33 - $115

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tallinn and arriving at Rīga. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tallinn to Latvia. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Riga via Tartu and Valga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Tallinn and Latvia is 289 km. The road distance is 311.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Latvia without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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The bus from Tallinn to Rīga takes 4 h 14 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Tallinn to Latvia bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Tallinn station.

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Tallinn to Latvia train services, operated by Elron, depart from Tallinn station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Latvia is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Tallinn Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Tallinn to Latvia bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Rīga station.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Latvia.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Latvia?

Ecolines operates a bus from Tallinn to Riga 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Temptrans also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tallinn to Riga via Tartu and Valga in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tallinn to Tartu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Valga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
elron.ee
Latvian Railways (PV)
Rigas satiksme
Website
saraksti.rigassatiksme.lv
Tram from Slokas iela to Dammes iela
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
saraksti.rigassatiksme.lv
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Pärnu to Rīga
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Bus from Pärnu Bus to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
gobus.ee

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Tallinn to Latvia train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Riga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Latvia is 312 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Tallinn to Latvia.

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Air Baltic offers flights from Tallinn Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Latvia. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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