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from Kaunas to Riga

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kaunas to Riga on Oct 19 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:40PMKaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 06:50PMRiga, Prāgas Iela
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$261One-way
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02:40PMKaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 06:50PMRiga, Prāgas Iela
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$261One-way
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07:20AMKaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 11:30AMRiga, Prāgas Iela
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$271One-way
07:20AMKaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 11:30AMRīga, Prāgas iela
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$271One-way
07:20AMKaunas4h10 11:30AMRiga
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$311One-way

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Mon
Oct 18
$22Flixbus
Wed
Oct 20
$23Ecolines
Thu
Oct 21
$23Ecolines
Fri
Oct 22
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$20Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$17Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$17Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$23Ecolines
Thu
Oct 28
$23Ecolines
Fri
Oct 29
$22Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$17Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$17Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$20Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$15Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$6Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$15Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$15Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$23Ecolines

Travel Information from Kaunas to Riga

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 141 miles (227 km) between Kaunas and Riga. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Kaunas to Riga.

How to get from Kaunas to Riga

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Kaunas to Riga there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 100,00% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Kaunas to Riga. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Latvia due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Kaunas to Riga?

Travel from Kaunas, Lithuania to Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Riga from Kaunas restricted?

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

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

  • 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 and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Kaunas and Riga closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Kaunas, Lithuania from Riga, Latvia?

The current restriction level for returning to Kaunas, Lithuania from Latvia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Kaunas, Lithuania from Riga, Latvia?

Reentering Lithuania 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 Kaunas from Riga?

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

Which rules do I need to follow in Kaunas, Lithuania regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Lithuania 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 10/15/21. 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 Kaunas from Riga here.

How do I get from Kaunas to Riga?

You can travel to Riga from Kaunas by bus.

What is the quickest way from Kaunas to Riga?

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Kaunas to Riga. It takes on average 50 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance between Kaunas and Riga?

The Kaunas to Riga distance is around 141 miles (227 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Kaunas to Riga is:

  • 3 buses per day.

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

When traveling to Riga from Kaunas, where do I depart from Kaunas and where do I arrive in Riga?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Kaunas to Riga depart from Kaunas, Autobusų Stotis to Riga, Prāgas Iela.
Which travel companies can take me from Kaunas to Riga?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Kaunas and Riga:

  • You can take a bus from Kaunas to Riga with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€16) with Flixbus from Kaunas to Riga.
Is there a direct service from Kaunas to Riga?

Yes, there is a direct service from Kaunas to Riga:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Riga with Ecolines with 3 direct buses per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Kaunas to Riga?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Kaunas to Riga often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Kaunas and Riga itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Riga and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Kaunas to Riga online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Kaunas to Riga, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $20 (€16) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Kaunas to Riga tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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