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Overview: Train from Vienna to Riga

distanceDistance683 miles (1101 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Vienna to Riga cover the 683 miles (1101 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Riga from Vienna?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Riga, Latvia by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Latvia from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 compulsory quarantine (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?

All travelers in Latvia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Riga from Vienna as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Austria from Riga, Latvia?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Riga?

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. 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 train to Vienna from Riga here.

How many miles is it from Vienna to Riga by train?

The train distance from Vienna to Riga is around 683 miles (1101 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Riga
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your journey to Riga from Vienna.

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