You can get from Tallinn to Riga by train, bus or flight.
To get from Tallinn to Riga on Oct 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$15 - $80|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $15 (€12) • 4 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $80 (€65) • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Air Baltic|
Take a bus or flight to travel 173 miles (279 km) between Tallinn and Riga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air Baltic among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Tallinn to Riga.
Travel from Tallinn, Estonia to Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Estonia.
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 from Tallinn to Riga closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Tallinn, Estonia from Latvia is: Partially open.
Entry into Estonia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.
Conditions of reentry into Estonia:
You should observe these safety measures in Estonia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Estonia was last checked on 10/23/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Tallinn from Riga closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Riga from Tallinn. You can take a bus or flight.
The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Riga is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $15 (€12) compared to other travel options to Riga:
Taking a bus is about $65 (€53) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $80 (€65) for this route.
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 can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Riga by bus can take on average 4 h.
The distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km) from Tallinn to Riga.
The average frequency per day from Tallinn to Riga is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Tallinn and 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 from Tallinn to Riga:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Tallinn 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 Tallinn to Riga, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Tallinn to Riga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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