How to travel from Vilnius to Riga

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Travel Information between Vilnius and Riga

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$6 - $96
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $96 (€83) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLux Express or Air Baltic

Take a bus or flight to travel 162 miles (261 km) between Vilnius and Riga. 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 Vilnius to Riga.

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from Vilnius to Riga

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

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

FlixBus
07:50AM3h50
Vilnius
11:40AMRīga, Prāgas iela
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:50AM3h50
Vilnius
11:40AMRīga, Prāgas iela
$151One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Air Baltic
09:10AM0h50
Vilnius International Airport (VNO)
10:00AMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$891One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
07:35AM4h05
Vilnius, Panorama
11:40AMRīga, Prāgas iela
$151One-way
0 transfers
Lux Express
10:30AM4h15
Vilnius
02:45PMRīga, Prāgas iela
$181One-way
0 transfers
Lux Express
10:20AM4h25
Vilnius, Panorama
02:45PMRīga, Prāgas iela
$181One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
09:40PM0h50
Vilnius International Airport (VNO)
10:30PMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$891One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
05:35AM0h50
Vilnius International Airport (VNO)
06:25AMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$891One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
03:20PM0h50
Vilnius International Airport (VNO)
04:10PMRiga International Airport (RIX)
$1441One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Vilnius to Riga

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Vilnius 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 Vilnius 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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    FAQs: Travel from Vilnius 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 Vilnius to Riga.
    FAQs

    There are 2 ways to get from Vilnius to Riga: bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Riga is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to Riga:

    Taking a bus costs $90 (€78) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $96 (€83) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Vilnius 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 on average 3 h 35 min.

    You should expect to travel around 162 miles (261 km) between Vilnius and Riga.

    The average frequency per day from Vilnius to Riga is:

    • 3 buses a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Vilnius 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 Vilnius to Riga:

    • Most travelers take a bus from Vilnius, Autobusų Stotis (Sodų g. 22) to Rīga, Rīgas Starptautiskā Autoosta.
    • Most travelers board their plane from Vilnius International Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.

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

    • You can go to Riga from Vilnius by bus with Lux Express, Ecolines, Infobus, FlixBus, TOKS or Biacomex. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $6 (€5) with FlixBus from Vilnius to Riga on Omio.
    • You can travel to Riga from Vilnius by flight with Air Baltic. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $96 (€83) with Air Baltic from Vilnius to Riga.

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

    • You can find 3 direct buses per day to Riga with Lux Express, Ecolines or FlixBus.

    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 route.

    Your trip from Vilnius to Riga doesn't have to end in Riga. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Tallinn, Warsaw, Kaunas or Berlin. If you’d like to add Tallinn, Warsaw, Kaunas or Berlin to your Vilnius to Riga tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Riga today!
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