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There are 6 ways to get from Vitebsk to Riga by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Riga

$11 - $16

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Night train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Vitebsk to Polock D
  2. Take the night train from Polock to Riga Pass D / ...

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Train, night train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Polock D
  2. Take the night train from Polock to Daugavpils D
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$12 - $15

Bus via Daugavpils  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Daugavpils
  2. Take the bus from Daugavpils to Riga 7983

$13 - $21

Train, bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Polock D
  2. Take the bus from Polatsk to Daugavpils
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$13 - $17

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vitebsk to Riga 307.4 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Vitebsk to Riga is to night train which costs $6 - $9 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vitebsk to Riga is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vitebsk and arriving at Riga. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vitebsk to Riga. However, there are services departing from Vitebsk and arriving at Riga via Polock and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 31 min.

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The distance between Vitebsk and Riga is 426 km. The road distance is 491.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vitebsk to Riga without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs $11 - $16.

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The bus from Vitebsk to Riga takes 9 h including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Vitebsk to Riga bus services, operated by Gomel City Transport, depart from Vitebsk station.

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Vitebsk to Riga train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Vitebsk station.

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Vitebsk to Riga bus services, operated by Gomel City Transport, arrive at Riga station.

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Map of how to get from Vitebsk to Riga.
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  • Distance: 266.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

What companies run services between Vitebsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia?

Gomel City Transport operates a bus from Vitebsk to Riga twice a week. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 9 h.

Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Vitebsk to Polock
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$2 - $3
Coupe
$3 - $4
Night train from Polock to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Polock to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
www.rw.by
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Vitebsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Vitebsk to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Polatsk to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Bus from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
1188.lv
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Riga is 1 h behind Vitebsk. It is currently 7:59 AM in Vitebsk and 6:59 AM in Riga.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vitebsk to Riga is 492 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Vitebsk to Riga.

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