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from Riga to Berlin

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

Our recommendation

To get from Riga to Berlin on Jan 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00AMRiga, Prāgas Iela21h00 07:00AMBerlin
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$841One-way
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11:00AMRiga, Prāgas Iela21h00 07:00AMBerlin
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$841One-way

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Thu
Jan 27
$57Flixbus
$196Air Baltic
Fri
Jan 28
$57Flixbus
$73ryanair sun
Sat
Jan 29
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$39Malta Air
Sun
Jan 30
$49Flixbus
$30Malta Air
Mon
Jan 31
$47Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Tue
Feb 1
$49Flixbus
$184Air Baltic
Wed
Feb 2
$51Flixbus
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Thu
Feb 3
$51Flixbus
$76Air Baltic
Fri
Feb 4
$49Flixbus
$12ryanair sun
Sat
Feb 5
$49Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Sun
Feb 6
$47Flixbus
$25Malta Air
Mon
Feb 7
$47Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Tue
Feb 8
$84Ecolines
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Wed
Feb 9
$49Flixbus
$12ryanair sun
Thu
Feb 10
$51Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Fri
Feb 11
$51Flixbus
$26ryanair sun
Sat
Feb 12
$51Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Sun
Feb 13
$47Flixbus
$18Malta Air
Tue
Feb 15
$47Flixbus
$64Air Baltic

Travel Information between Riga and Berlin

distanceDistance522 miles (842 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$12 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ryanair sun

Take a bus or flight to travel 522 miles (842 km) from Riga to Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or ryanair sun among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Riga to Berlin.

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How to Travel from Riga to Berlin

Travelers journey between Riga and Berlin frequently for both business and leisure. It is convenient to travel from Rega to Berlin by plane or bus with direct routes departing multiple times per day. Key arrival points in Berlin include the Tegel and Schönefeld airports, as well as the ZOB bus stations.

Buses from Riga to Berlin

Riga to Berlin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€55

18:15 h

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€77

1:40 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Riga to Berlin?

Cheapest way to travel from Riga to Berlin


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Riga to Berlin. Buses traveling from Riga to Berlin take at least 18:15 h to arrive either Berlin ZOB or Alexanderplatz bus station. Indirect services require a change in Marijampole (LT). Over 10 buses travel from Riga to Berlin every day with the first bus departing Riga at 9:40 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Riga to Berlin include InfoBus, Ecolines and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Riga to Berlin


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Riga to Berlin. Flights traveling from Riga to Berlin depart from either Riga's main airport and arrive at either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airport. Several airlines offer both direct and indirect flights throughout the day, seven days a week. Airlines that fly directly from Riga to Berlin include Lufthansa, EasyJet, Eurowings, and Air Berlin.


Most popular way to travel from Riga to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Riga to Berlin, as it is significantly faster and less expensive that taking the train when booked even slightly ahead of time. Over 10 direct flights travel from Riga to Berlin per day. Some of the airline ticket cost can be offset by planning ahead and booking your Riga to Berlin travel as far ahead of time as possible.


Travel to Riga

Riga International Airport is 10 km South-West of the city center and is linked by bus and minibus shuttles as well as taxis and rental cars. It is always cheaper to pre-book taxis while buses operate until late evening. International buses to Riga arrive at a bus station located within a short walk of the Old Town. Bus routes serve most major European cities. Trains from Russia and Estonia terminate at Riga Central Station, also located in the city center.

About Berlin

The epicenter of Germany's art scene, Berlin attracts everyone from history buffs to techno addicts with its variety of activities and different neighborhoods. If you're visiting during the summer, make sure to visit on of Berlin's famous beer gardens or take a party boat cruise through the city on the canal. No matter if you're taking it easy enjoying an excellent German beer in the park or raving until the sun comes up at one of the city's many famous clubs, Berlin has something to interest and excite young and old.

Travel Tips: Travel from Riga to Berlin

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FAQs

Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Riga to Berlin?

Travel between Riga, Latvia and Berlin, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Latvia enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Berlin from Riga?

Conditions of entry into 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Berlin, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Berlin from Riga.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Latvia from Berlin, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Riga, Latvia from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Riga from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Latvia:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Riga, Latvia?

You should observe these safety measures in Latvia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Latvia was last checked on 1/21/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Riga from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Riga to Berlin?

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

What is the cheapest way from Riga to Berlin?

The cheapest way to go to Berlin from Riga is by taking a flight, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Berlin:

Taking a flight is usually $39 (€33) less than taking a bus to Berlin, which costs on average $52 (€43) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Riga to Berlin?

The fastest way from Riga to Berlin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Berlin by bus can take on average 22 h 5 min.

How many miles from Riga to Berlin would I travel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Riga to Berlin?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Riga, Prāgas Iela and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Flights from Riga to Berlin most often leave from Riga International Airport and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Riga to Berlin?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Riga and Berlin with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Riga to Berlin tickets for $52 (€43) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Riga and Berlin with ryanair sun, and you can find ryanair sun Riga to Berlin tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Riga and Berlin?

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

  • You can book a direct bus with Ecolines.

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

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

Your trip from Riga to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Prague or Paris to your Riga to Berlin tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Berlin from Riga online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $52 (€43) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $12 (€10) one way for this trip.

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