There are 7 ways to get from Vitebsk to Riga by train, night train, bus, 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

Train, night train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Polock
  2. Take the night train from Polock to Daugavpils
  3. Take the train from Daugavpils to Rīga pasažieru 703 / ...

$13 - $16

Cheapest option

Night train  •  8 h 55 min

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

$6 - $9

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Riga

$11 - $17

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vitebsk to Riga 307.4 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Vilnius, fly  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Kena
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Riga (RIX) VNO - RIX

$31 - $153

Fly from Vitebsk  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Vitebsk (VTB) to Riga (RIX) VTB - RIX

$87 - $268

Train to Minsk, fly  •  8 h 51 min

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

$76 - $177

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vitebsk to Riga is to night train which costs $6 - $9 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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

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The distance between Vitebsk and Riga is 426 km. The road distance is 492 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Vitebsk to Riga, including transfers.

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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 10 h 38 min.

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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 Polock and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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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 - $17 and the journey takes 10 h 38 min. Alternatively, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Vitebsk to Riga 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Riga
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Vitebsk to Riga via Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Vitebsk to Riga via Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Vitebsk to Riga via Kaliningrad, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vitebsk to Riga via Kaliningrad, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Vitebsk to Polock
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Polock to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Vitebsk to Kena
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $7
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
$9
Website
pv.lv
Bus operators
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Vitebsk to Riga
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by

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