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Cheap bus tickets and times from Riga to Tallinn

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 23 m

Buses per day

38

Distance

280 km

Cheap bus tickets from Riga to Tallinn start from $16 with an average ticket price of $19.

The fastest bus from Riga to Tallinn takes 4h in comparison to an average duration of 4h 23m and covers a distance of 280 km.

38 buses leave Riga for Tallinn every day with 38 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
04:00PM4h25
Rīga, Prāgas iela
08:25PMTallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
$161One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Lux Express
04:00PM4h40
Rīga, Prāgas iela
08:40PMTallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
$181One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Lux Express
04:00PM4h20
Rīga, Prāgas iela
08:20PMTallinn
$181One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:40PM4h25
Rīga, Prāgas iela
11:05PMTallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
$211One-way
0 transfers
Lux Express
03:00PM4h40
Rīga, Prāgas iela
07:40PMTallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
$211One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Riga to Tallinn

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€11)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersLux Express, Ecolines, FlixBus or TOKS

Buses from Riga to Tallinn cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like Lux Express, Ecolines, FlixBus or TOKS. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $13 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Rīga, Rīgas Starptautiskā Autoosta and arrive in Tallinn, Tallinna Lennujaam (Linnade park).

Bus providers: Lux Express, Ecolines and FlixBus from Riga to Tallinn

Find the best buses between Riga and Tallinn with Omio's travel partners Lux Express, Ecolines and FlixBus from $4 (€3). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Riga to Tallinn bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

Buses from Riga to Tallinn

Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international routes. Buses from Riga to Tallinn depart approximately 30-45 times per day and the journey takes between 3:50 h and 4:45 h depending on the service chosen. All Riga to Tallinn buses are operated by Infobus or Ecolines.

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Riga to Tallinn Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Riga to Tallinn when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€50

1 Day in Advance

€50

1 Week in Advance

€35

2 Weeks in Advance

€25

1 Month in Advance

€21

3 Months in Advance

€20

Riga to Tallinn Buses: General Information


While buses are slower than both flights and trains, they are also significantly cheaper. Travelers should book Riga to Tallinn buses as far in advance as possible in order to find the best deal.

  • autobus All Riga to Tallinn buses are run by Infobus and Ecolines.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from either Riga's 1 Pragas iela str. or Juglas iela bus station and arrive at Tallinn's Autobussijaam Lastekodu tn 46 bus station.
  • autobus The Riga to Tallinn bus trip takes as little as 3 hours and 50 minutes to arrive in Tallinn.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Riga to Tallinn bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Riga to Tallinn buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 30% cheaper on average to purchase a Riga to Tallinn bus ticket a week in advance as opposed to at the station on the day of travel.
  • It is 58% cheaper to book a Riga to Tallinn bus ticket 1 month in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.

FAQs: Bus from Riga to Tallinn

FAQs: Take the bus from Riga to Tallinn with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Riga to Tallinn.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Riga to Tallinn can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Riga to Tallinn is $13 (€11); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time from Riga to Tallinn is on average 4 h 20 min   for the 173 mile (279 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Tallinn from Riga by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Riga to Tallinn leaves at 6: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Riga to Tallinn leaves at 5: 00 PM.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day from Riga to Tallinn with Lux Express, Ecolines or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
For the best Riga to Tallinn bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Lux Express, Ecolines, FlixBus or TOKS. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Riga and Tallinn to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Riga, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Rīga, Rīgas Starptautiskā Autoosta, Riga, Prāgas Iela and Riga, Juglas iela. When arriving in Tallinn, you can end your route in bus stations like Tallinn, Tallinna Lennujaam (Linnade park), Tallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam and Tallinn, Mõigu.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Rīga, Rīgas Starptautiskā Autoosta, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Tallinn, Tallinna Lennujaam (Linnade park), located 2.4 miles (3.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Tallinn from Riga is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Riga to Tallinn by bus is December.
You have options as you can travel to Tallinn from Riga 2 different ways: bus or flight.

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