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from Riga to Prague

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

Our recommendation

To get from Riga to Prague on Sep 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15AMRiga International Airport3h45 09:00AMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$1681One-way
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06:15AMRiga International Airport3h45 09:00AMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$1681One-way
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01:15PMRiga International Airport1h50 02:05PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$2051One-way
06:15AMRiga International Airport6h40 11:55AMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$1681One-way
02:20PMRiga International Airport5h25 06:45PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport
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$2701One-way

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Sep 19
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$168Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Sep 20
$68Ecolines
$168Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Sep 21
$68Ecolines
$22ryanair sun
Thu
Sep 23
$68Ecolines
$33ryanair sun
Fri
Sep 24
$67Flixbus
$130Air Baltic
Sat
Sep 25
$62Flixbus
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Mon
Sep 27
$68Ecolines
$81Air Baltic
Tue
Sep 28
$68Ecolines
$56ryanair sun
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Sep 29
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$81Air Baltic
Thu
Sep 30
$62Flixbus
$28ryanair sun
Fri
Oct 1
$60Flixbus
$121Lot Polish Airlines
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Oct 2
$62Flixbus
$19ryanair sun
Tue
Oct 5
$68Ecolines
$17ryanair sun
Wed
Oct 6
$62Flixbus
$67Air Baltic
Fri
Oct 8
$60Flixbus
$67Air Baltic
Sat
Oct 9
$60Flixbus
$22ryanair sun

Travel Information from Riga to Prague

distanceDistance616 miles (993 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$69 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€55) • 23 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $178 (€142) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Baltic or Ecolines

Take a flight or bus to travel 616 miles (993 km) from Riga to Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Baltic or Ecolines among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Riga to Prague.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Prague, Czechia from Riga, Latvia currently allowed?

Travel between Riga, Latvia and Prague, Czechia is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Latvia enter Czechia?

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 Prague from Riga?

Conditions of entry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 9/13/21. 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 from Riga to Prague.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Riga, Latvia from Prague, Czechia?

Return travel to Riga, Latvia from Czechia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Latvia from Czechia?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Latvia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 0 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Riga, Latvia was last verified on 9/13/21. 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 Riga from Prague.

What are the ways to get from Riga to Prague?

There are 2 ways to travel to Prague from Riga including taking a flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Prague is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $69 (€55) compared to other travel options to Prague:

A bus is $109 (€87) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Riga to Prague costing on average $178 (€142).

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

The fastest way from Riga to Prague is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 23 h 30 min   on average.

How far is Prague from Riga?

You should expect to travel around 616 miles (993 km) between Riga and Prague.

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

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Riga International Airport and arrive in Prague Vaclav Havel Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Riga, Prāgas Iela and tend to arrive in Praha, Hlavní Nádraží.
Which travel operators can get me to Prague from Riga?

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

  • Travel with Air Baltic to go to Prague by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Baltic Riga to Prague tickets on Omio for $178 (€142).
  • Travel with Ecolines to go to Prague by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ecolines Riga to Prague tickets on Omio for $69 (€55).
Is there a direct service from Riga to Prague?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with.
  • You can travel directly by bus with Ecolines.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Riga to Prague ends?
Omio customers who travel from Riga to Prague often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Vienna or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Prague and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Riga to Prague online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $178 (€142) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $69 (€55) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Riga
Prague
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