There are 3 ways to get from Tartu to Latvia by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu to Rīga 801202

$11 - $24

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Valga Elr33
  2. Take the train from Valga to Riga 865 / ...

$12 - $14

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Tartu to Riga 152.5 miles

$27 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tartu and arriving at Rīga. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tartu to Latvia. However, there are services departing from Tartu and arriving at Riga via Valga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Tartu and Latvia is 208 km. The road distance is 244 km.

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The best way to get from Tartu to Latvia without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 47 min and costs .

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The bus from Tartu to Rīga takes 4 h 47 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Tartu to Latvia is to bus which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 53 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Tartu to Latvia.
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  • Distance: 129.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Tartu, Estonia and Latvia?

Ecolines operates a bus from Tartu to Riga once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tartu to Riga via Valga in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Valga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
Latvian Railways (PV)
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Yes, the driving distance between Tartu to Latvia is 244 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Tartu to Latvia.

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