There are 5 ways to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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  1. Take the bus from Veliky Novgorod to Pskov 508
  2. Take the bus from Pskov to Riga 858102

$15 - $30

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliky Novgorod to Riga 8199

$12 - $22

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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

$25 - $57

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga 307 miles

$55 - $80

Bus, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliky Novgorod to Pulkovo Terminal 1 Airport
  2. Fly from St. Petersburg (LED) to Riga (RIX) LED - RIX

$92 - $257

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga is to bus which costs RUB 850 - RUB 1500 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga is to bus and fly which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 18000 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Velikiy Novgorod and Riga is 460 km. The road distance is 491.1 km.

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

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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.

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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.

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Air Baltic offers flights from St. Petersburg Airport to Riga Airport.

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Velikiy Novgorod to Riga bus services, operated by Veliky Novgorod Transport, depart from Novgorod Velikiy station.

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Map of how to get from Velikiy Novgorod to Riga.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 20 min

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
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$14 - $22
Night train from Pskow Pass to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.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
$5 - $9
Schedules at
transport.nov.ru
Bus from Veliky Novgorod to Riga
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
transport.nov.ru
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Novgorod Avto
Website
novgorod-avto.ru
Bus from Veliky Novgorod to Pulkovo Terminal 1 Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
novgorod-avto.ru

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