There are 10 ways to get from Ypres to Riga by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Riga (RIX) BRU - RIX

$119 - $295

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Train, train to Charleroi, fly  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Riga (RIX) CRL - RIX

$67 - $652

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Riga (RIX) AMS - RIX

$138 - $284

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  4. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Riga (RIX) EIN - RIX

$109 - $529

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Riga (RIX) DUS - RIX

$180 - $303

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Riga (RIX) CDG - RIX

$140 - $291

Train, bus via Leipzig  •  34h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the bus from Leipzig to Rīga

$236 - $384

Train, bus  •  40h 14m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Rīga

$128 - $220

Train  •  44h 45m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Minsk Pas
  3. Take the train from Minsk Pas to Riga-Pasazieru

$288 - $462

Drive  •  20h 20m

  1. Drive from Ypres to Riga 1879.9 km

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Riga is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 270€ and takes 8h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Riga is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 270€ and takes 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to Riga. However, there are services departing from Ypres / Ieper and arriving at Riga-Pasazieru via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, Lille Europe, Strasbourg and Minsk Pas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 45m.

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The distance between Ypres and Riga is 1538 km. The road distance is 1879.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Riga without a car is to train and bus via Leipzig which takes 34h 36m and costs 210€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Ypres to Riga, including transfers.

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Ypres to Riga train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lille Europe station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Riga is 1h ahead of Ypres. It is currently 12:53 PM in Ypres and 1:53 PM in Riga.

Ypres to Riga train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Riga-Pasazieru station.

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Map of how to get from Ypres to Riga.
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  • Distance: 1538.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Ypres, Belgium and Riga, Latvia?

You can take a train from Ypres to Riga via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, Gare de Lille Flandres, Lille Europe, Strasbourg, and Minsk Pas in around 44h 45m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Brussels to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Brussels to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Riga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Charleroi to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$21 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $33
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$29 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $27
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $27
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$45 - $55
Train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$100 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $140
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Strasbourg to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk Pas to Riga-Pasazieru
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $60
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
$17 - $35
1st Class (Coupe)
$26 - $60
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Riga Pass
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$35 - $55
2nd class
$50 - $75
1st class
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Leipzig to Rīga
Ave. Duration
23h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
Ave. Duration
36h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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