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from Berlin to Riga

You can get from Berlin to Riga by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Riga on Jan 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz23h00 07:15AMRīga, Prāgas iela
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$571One-way
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07:15AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz23h00 07:15AMRīga, Prāgas iela
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$571One-way
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07:00AMBerlin, ZOB23h15 07:15AMRīga, Prāgas iela
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$571One-way

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Thu
Jan 27
$60Flixbus
$222Air Baltic
Fri
Jan 28
$66Flixbus
$192Air Baltic
Sat
Jan 29
$84Ecolines
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Sun
Jan 30
$51Flixbus
$18Malta Air
Mon
Jan 31
$51Flixbus
$59Malta Air
Tue
Feb 1
$51Flixbus
$151Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
$47Flixbus
$25ryanair sun
Thu
Feb 3
$51Flixbus
$90Air Baltic
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Feb 4
$51Flixbus
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Sat
Feb 5
$51Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Sun
Feb 6
$49Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Mon
Feb 7
$51Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Tue
Feb 8
$51Flixbus
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Feb 9
$47Flixbus
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Thu
Feb 10
$47Flixbus
$90Air Baltic
Fri
Feb 11
$51Flixbus
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Feb 12
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Feb 13
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Feb 14
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Travel Information to Riga from Berlin

distanceDistance522 miles (842 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$35 - $58
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $35 (€29) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $35 (€29) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

Travel 522 miles (842 km) by flight or bus from Berlin to Riga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Berlin to Riga.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Riga, Latvia from Berlin, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Riga from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Riga, Latvia from Berlin?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Riga, Latvia?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Berlin to Riga closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Berlin, Germany from Riga, Latvia due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Latvia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Latvia?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Latvia?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Berlin, Germany was last verified on 1/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Berlin from Riga.

How do I travel from Berlin to Riga?

There are 2 ways to get from Berlin to Riga: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Riga?

The cheapest way to go to Riga from Berlin is by taking a flight, which costs on average $35 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Riga:

Taking a flight is about $23 (€19) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $58 (€48) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from Berlin to Riga?

The fastest way from Berlin to Riga is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Riga that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 19 h 50 min   on average.

What is the distance between Berlin and Riga?

The distance from Berlin to Riga is approximately 522 miles (842 km).

Where do I depart from Berlin? Where do I arrive in Riga?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Berlin to Riga:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Berlin to Riga depart from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Riga, Prāgas Iela.

Which travel companies can get me from Berlin to Riga?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Riga:

  • You can travel by plane to Riga from Berlin with Malta Air, and you can find Malta Air Berlin to Riga tickets for $35 (€29) on Omio.
  • You can go to Riga from Berlin by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $58 (€48) with Flixbus from Berlin to Riga on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Berlin and Riga?

Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Riga with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Ecolines.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Riga as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Berlin and Riga.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Riga from Berlin ends?

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Riga often also extend their vacation to go to Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Riga and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I book a ticket from Berlin to Riga online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Berlin to Riga, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $35 (€29) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $58 (€48) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Riga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.