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

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Bus, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Daugavpils
  2. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

$14 - $16

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Bus, night train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Polatsk
  2. Take the night train from Polock to Riga Pass

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Riga

$10 - $16

Train  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii
  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 / ...

$22 - $33

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vitebsk to Riga 307.4 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii
  2. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Riga (RIX) MSQ - RIX

$75 - $176

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vitebsk to Riga is to bus and night train which costs $6 - $9 and takes 10 h 8 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 Rīga pasažieru via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 55 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 and train which takes 8 h 55 min and costs $13 - $17.

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Vitebsk to Riga, including transfers.

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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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The best way to get from Vitebsk to Riga is to bus which takes 9 h and costs $10 - $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 14 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Vitebsk to Riga.
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  • Distance: 266.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

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 $10 - $16 and the journey takes 9 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vitebsk to Riga via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), Vilnius, and Daugavpils in around 14 h 55 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$4 - $6
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Polock to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Vitebsk to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Vitebsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Vitebsk to Polatsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
MyCity.by
Phone
+375 (222) 74-34-1
Email
it@cgis.by
Website
mycity.by
Bus from Vitebsk to Polatsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
mycity.by

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The quickest flight from Minsk Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Riga is 1 h behind Vitebsk. It is currently 5:39 PM in Vitebsk and 5:39 PM in Riga.

Vitebsk to Riga train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Rīga pasažieru 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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Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Air Baltic offer flights from Minsk Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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