How to travel from Tallinn to Riga

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Travel Information from Tallinn to Riga

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$6 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $105 (€91) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLux Express or Air Baltic

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by bus or flight to Riga from Tallinn. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lux Express or Air Baltic among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Tallinn to Riga.

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from Tallinn to Riga

How to get from Tallinn to Riga by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Tallinn to Riga is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Ecolines
08:00AM4h25
Tallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
12:25PMRiga, Prāgas Iela
$181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:20PM4h30
Tallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
11:50PMRīga, Prāgas iela
$181One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Air Baltic
09:40PM0h50
Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport (TLL)
10:30PMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$1181One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Lux Express
09:20AM4h05
Tallinn
01:25PMRīga, Prāgas iela
$261One-way
0 transfers
Lux Express
09:00AM4h25
Tallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
01:25PMRīga, Prāgas iela
$261One-way
0 transfers
Ecolines
06:30AM4h25
Tallinn, Tallinna Bussijaam
10:55AMRiga, Prāgas Iela
$181One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
05:35AM0h50
Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport (TLL)
06:25AMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$1871One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
09:10AM0h50
Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport (TLL)
10:00AMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$2891One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
03:20PM0h50
Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport (TLL)
04:10PMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$2891One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Tallinn to Riga

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Tallinn 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 Tallinn 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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Find the best trip between Tallinn and Riga with Omio's travel partners Ecolines and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FAQs: Travel from Tallinn to Riga

    FAQs: Travel to Riga easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Tallinn to Riga.
    FAQs

    There are 2 travel options between Tallinn and Riga. You can take a bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel between Tallinn and Riga is a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).

    This is compared to other travel options from Tallinn to Riga:

    Taking a bus costs $100 (€86) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $105 (€91).

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

    There are alternative travel options to Riga that take longer:

    Bus takes 4 h on average.

    You should expect to travel around 173 miles (279 km) between Tallinn and Riga.

    The average frequency per day from Tallinn to Riga is:

    • 2 buses a day.

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

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

    • Most travelers take a bus from Tallinn, Tallinna Lennujaam (Linnade park) to Rīga, Rīgas Starptautiskā Autoosta.
    • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Tallinn to Riga depart from Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport to Riga International Airport.

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

    • You can go to Riga from Tallinn by bus with Lux Express, Ecolines, FlixBus, TOKS or Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $6 (€5) with FlixBus from Tallinn to Riga on Omio.
    • You can travel to Riga from Tallinn by flight with Air Baltic, nordic regional airlines oy or Finnair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $105 (€91) with Air Baltic from Tallinn to Riga.

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

    • Direct bus available with Lux Express, Ecolines or FlixBus 1 direct bus per day.

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

    Omio customers who travel from Tallinn to Riga often also extend their vacation to go to Vilnius, Warsaw, Kaunas or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Riga and these popular destinations at a great price.
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