There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Riga by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Riga (RIX) VIE - RIX

$82 - $221

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Zachodnia Ec
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodni to Riga E4 / ...

$68 - $106

3 alternative options

Bus  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Riga

$85 - $130

Train  •  31 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  4. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

Drive  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Riga 869.8 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, Ukraine International Airlines and five other airlines fly from Vienna to Riga every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Vienna to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 28 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vienna to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vienna to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
20 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Latvian Railways (PV)
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vienna to Riga?

The distance between Vienna and Riga is 1102 km. The road distance is 1392 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Riga?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Riga is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 22 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Vienna to Riga?

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 65€ - 180€.

Is there a direct train between Vienna and Riga?

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Riga. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Vienna and Riga?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Riga. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 28 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Vienna to Riga?

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Vienna to Riga, including transfers.