You can get from Saint-Petersburg to Riga by train, bus or flight.
To get from Saint-Petersburg to Riga on Oct 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||304 miles (491 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or bus|
|Ticket price range||$54 - $103|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $54 (€44) • 12 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $103 (€84) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air Baltic or Lux Express|
Take a flight or bus to travel 304 miles (491 km) to Riga from Saint-Petersburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Baltic or Lux Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Saint-Petersburg to Riga.
Travel from Saint-Petersburg, Russia to Riga, Latvia is: Restricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Russia.
The government of Latvia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Riga from Saint-Petersburg closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Saint-Petersburg, Russia from Latvia is: Restricted.
Entry into Russia is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.
Conditions of reentry into Russia:
You should observe these safety measures in Russia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Russia was last checked on 10/27/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Saint-Petersburg from Riga closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel between Saint-Petersburg and Riga 2 different ways: flight or bus.
The cheapest way to travel to Riga from Saint-Petersburg is by taking a bus with an average price of $54 (€44).
This is compared to other travel options to Riga:
Taking a bus is about $49 (€40) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $103 (€84) for this journey.
The fastest way to get to Riga from Saint-Petersburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
Other travel options to Riga can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Riga by bus can take on average 12 h 10 min.
Riga is approximately 304 miles (491 km) away from Saint-Petersburg.
The average frequency per day from Saint-Petersburg to Riga is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Saint-Petersburg and Riga as scheduled services by flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Saint-Petersburg to Riga:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Saint-Petersburg to Riga, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Saint-Petersburg to Riga with the following travel companies:
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 journey.
When planning your trip from Saint-Petersburg to Riga, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Saint-Petersburg to Riga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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