There are 6 ways to get from Zürich 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 11 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Riga (RIX) ZRH - RIX

$88 - $239

5 alternative options

Train, bus via S Südkreuz Bhf  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  3. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga

$258 - $443

Train, bus  •  38 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga 847006

$147 - $240

Train  •  39 h 41 min

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

$296 - $401

Bus  •  39 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Stuttgart Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport to Rīga 847406

$109 - $171

Drive  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Riga 1172.9 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Riga is to fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 240 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Riga is to fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 240 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Riga is 1497 km. The road distance is 1876.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Zürich to Riga, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Riga. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Rīga via Stuttgart Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Riga. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Rīga pasažieru via Karlsruhe Hbf, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT) and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Riga, Latvia?

Air Baltic, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Zürich to Riga every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Riga via Karlsruhe Hbf, Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius(LT), and Daugavpils in around 39 h 41 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
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
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Freiburg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Rīga
Ave. Duration
34 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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