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from Hamburg to Riga

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Riga

distanceDistance599 miles (966 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$86 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $86 (€72) • 23 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $95 (€79) • 4 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines or Flixbus

Travel 599 miles (966 km) by flight or bus between Hamburg and Riga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $86 (€72). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lot Polish Airlines or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Riga.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Hamburg, Germany to Riga, Latvia?

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

Is international entry into Riga from Hamburg 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 Hamburg?

  • 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 Hamburg to Riga closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Riga, Latvia?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Latvia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Riga, Latvia?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hamburg from Riga?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Hamburg from Riga here.

How do I get from Hamburg to Riga?

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

How do I get from Hamburg to Riga the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Riga is by taking a bus with an average price of $86 (€72).

This is compared to other travel options to Riga:

Taking a bus is about $8 (€7) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $95 (€79) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Riga?

The quickest way to travel from Hamburg to Riga is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 23 h 40 min.

How far is Riga from Hamburg?

You should expect to travel around 599 miles (966 km) between Hamburg and Riga.

How many services a day are there to Riga from Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Riga is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Hamburg to Riga as scheduled services by flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and in Riga?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Hamburg to Riga:

  • Flights mostly leave from Hamburg Airport and tend to arrive in Riga International Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Riga, Prāgas Iela.

Which travel operators can get me to Riga from Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Hamburg to Riga, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lot Polish Airlines can get you to Riga by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lot Polish Airlines from Hamburg to Riga for $95 (€79) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Riga by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Hamburg to Riga for $86 (€72).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Riga?

Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Riga? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Riga usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw. If you're looking to explore Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw from Riga, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Hamburg to Riga one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $95 (€79) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $86 (€72) one way.

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

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