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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 Sep 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35AMRiga International Airport1h35 08:10AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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$3101One-way
Cheapest
11:00AMRiga, Prāgas Iela21h00 07:00AMBerlin
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$871One-way
Other options
07:45AMRiga International Airport6h25 01:10PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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$3221One-way
05:50PMRiga International Airport15h35 08:25AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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$2841One-way
11:15PMRiga International Airport16h45 03:00PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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$2681One-way

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Fri
Sep 24
$82Flixbus
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Sat
Sep 25
$74Flixbus
$266Air Baltic
Sun
Sep 26
$70Flixbus
$94Malta Air
Mon
Sep 27
$87Ecolines
$46Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$67Flixbus
$54Air Baltic
Wed
Sep 29
$87Ecolines
$10Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
$60Flixbus
$10Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
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$41Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
$60Flixbus
$119Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$57Flixbus
$75Malta Air
Mon
Oct 4
$87Ecolines
$32Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$87Ecolines
$13Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$87Ecolines
$13Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
$53Flixbus
$29Malta Air
Fri
Oct 8
$57Flixbus
$37Malta Air
Sat
Oct 9
$53Flixbus
$79Air Baltic
Sun
Oct 10
$57Flixbus
$65Malta Air
Mon
Oct 11
$87Ecolines
$32Malta Air
Tue
Oct 12
$87Ecolines
$13Malta Air
Wed
Oct 13
$87Ecolines
$24Malta Air
Thu
Oct 14
$53Flixbus
$13Malta Air

Travel Information between Riga and Berlin

distanceDistance522 miles (842 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$62 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $62 (€49) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€49) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEcolines or Malta Air

Travel 522 miles (842 km) by bus or flight between Riga and Berlin. 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 $62 (€49). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ecolines or Malta Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight 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
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Berlin, Germany if I’m coming from Riga, Latvia?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Latvia?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin if traveling from Riga?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Riga and Berlin.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Riga, Latvia from Berlin, Germany?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Riga 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 and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Riga, Latvia regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Riga from Berlin here.

How do I travel from Riga to Berlin?

You can travel from Riga to Berlin 2 different ways: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Riga to Berlin?

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Berlin is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $62 (€49) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A flight is $26 (€21) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Riga to Berlin costing on average $88 (€70).

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

The quickest way to travel between Riga and Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by bus can take on average 20 h 55 min.

How many miles from Riga to Berlin would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 522 miles (842 km) between Riga and Berlin.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Riga, Prāgas Iela and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Riga International Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
Which travel companies can take me 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 from Riga to Berlin with Ecolines, and you can find Ecolines Riga to Berlin tickets for $88 (€70) on Omio.
  • You can go to Berlin from Riga by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $62 (€49) with Malta Air from Riga to Berlin on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Riga and Berlin?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with Malta Air or Air Baltic.

Direct services to Berlin 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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Riga to Berlin ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Riga to Berlin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Riga and Berlin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Berlin and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Riga and Berlin online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $88 (€70) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $62 (€49) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Riga
Berlin
Riga
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