There are 5 ways to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga 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 AutoFavorit  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliky Novgorod to Pskov 508
  2. Take the bus from Pskov to Riga

$16 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliky Novgorod to Riga 8199

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, night train  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Novgorod-Na-Volkhove to Pskow Pass
  2. Take the night train from Pskow Pass to Riga Pass Express

$27 - $59

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga 307 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Mendeleevskaya to Sortirovochnaya
  2. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Riga (RIX) LED - RIX

$92 - $261

What companies run services between Velikiy Novgorod, Russia and Riga, Latvia?

You can take a bus from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga via Pskov in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from St. Petersburg to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Novgorod-Na-Volkhove to Pskow Pass
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$16 - $24
Night train from Pskow Pass to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
PPK-Piter
Website
ppk-piter.ru
Train from Mendeleevskaya to Sortirovochnaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
ppk-piter.ru
Bus operators
Veliky Novgorod Transport
Phone
8 (8162) 73-99-79
Website
transport.nov.ru
Bus from Veliky Novgorod to Pskov
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
transport.nov.ru
Bus from Veliky Novgorod to Riga
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
transport.nov.ru
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga?

The distance between Velikiy Novgorod and Riga is 460 km. The road distance is 491 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga?

The cheapest way to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga is to bus which costs RUB 850 - RUB 1200 and takes 11 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga?

The quickest way to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga is to train and fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs RUB 5500 - RUB 17000.

Is there a direct train between Velikiy Novgorod and Riga?

No, there is no direct train from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga. However, there are services departing from Novgorod-Na-Volkhove and arriving at Riga Pass via Pskow Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Velikiy Novgorod and Riga?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Veliky Novgorod and arriving at Riga. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga?

It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga, including transfers.