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Bus Information from Riga to Kaunas

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€12)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersEcolines, Kautra or Eurolines Lithuania

Buses from Riga to Kaunas cover the 141 miles (227 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ecolines, Kautra or Eurolines Lithuania. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€12).

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Riga and Kaunas?

Travel between Riga, Latvia and Kaunas, Lithuania by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Lithuania from Latvia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Lithuania from Riga?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 3 days after arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Kaunas, Lithuania?

When traveling in Lithuania, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Riga and Kaunas before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Latvia from Kaunas, Lithuania?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Kaunas to Riga is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Latvia from Lithuania?

Reentry to Latvia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Lithuania

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Latvia from Kaunas?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Riga, Latvia?

The government of Latvia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Riga from Kaunas here.

How much are cheap buses from Riga to Kaunas?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Riga to Kaunas to cost as little as $14 (€12)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus between Riga and Kaunas on average?
The Riga to Kaunas bus ticket price is on average $14 (€12)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Riga to Kaunas by bus?
You should expect to travel around 141 miles (227 km)  from Riga to Kaunas by bus.
How long is the bus ride to Kaunas from Riga?
On average the Riga to Kaunas bus travel time is 5 h 20 min  for the 141 miles (227 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What bus companies go from Riga to Kaunas?
For the journey from Riga to Kaunas you can take a bus with Ecolines, Kautra or Eurolines Lithuania. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Riga to Kaunas on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many buses are there between Riga and Kaunas a day?
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Riga to Kaunas. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest bus from Riga to Kaunas? When is the last bus from Riga to Kaunas?
The earliest bus departing from Riga to Kaunas leaves at 1: 30 PM. The last bus departing from Riga to Kaunas leaves at 5: 40 PM. You can find the latest Riga to Kaunas bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book bus tickets from Riga to Kaunas to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets between Riga and Kaunas within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€12) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Riga to Kaunas a few months in advance.