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There are 4 ways to get from Valga to Riga by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Valga to Riga 865 / ...

$7

3 alternative options

Bus 1188 Latvia  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Valka to Riga 7600 / ...

$7 - $12

Bus Ecolines  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Valka to Rīga Pļavnieki-2 801202

$7 - $11

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Valga to Riga 99.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Valga to Riga is to train which costs 6€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valga to Riga is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valka and arriving at Riga. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valga and arriving at Riga. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Valga and Riga is 149 km. The road distance is 158.8 km.

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The best way to get from Valga to Riga without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 6€.

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The train from Valga to Riga takes 2 h 41 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Valga to Riga bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, depart from Valka station.

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Valga to Riga train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Valga station.

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The best way to get from Valga to Riga is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 6€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Valga to Riga.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Valga, Estonia and Riga, Latvia?

Latvian Railways (PV) operates a train from Valga to Riga twice daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, 1188 Latvia operates a bus from Valga to Riga 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Ecolines also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Bus operators
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Valka to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
1188.lv
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Valka to Rīga
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Valka to Rīga Pļavnieki-2
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Valga to Riga bus services, operated by 1188 Latvia, arrive at Riga station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Valga to Riga is 159 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Valga to Riga.

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