You can get from Vilnius to Riga by train, bus or flight.
To get from Vilnius to Riga on Oct 22 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||162 miles (261 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$13 - $59|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $13 (€11) • 4 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $59 (€48) • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lux Express or Air Baltic|
Travel 162 miles (261 km) by bus or flight to Riga from Vilnius. 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 $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lux Express or Air Baltic among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Vilnius to Riga.
Travel between Vilnius, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Lithuania.
Conditions of entry into Latvia:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Latvia has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 10/15/21. 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 between Vilnius and Riga.
Return travel to Vilnius, Lithuania from Latvia is: Partially open.
Entry into Lithuania is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.
Requirements for reentering Lithuania:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Lithuania to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Vilnius, Lithuania was last verified on 10/15/21. 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 Vilnius from Riga.
There are 2 ways to get from Vilnius to Riga: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to go to Riga from Vilnius is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€11).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Riga:
Taking a bus is about $45 (€37) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $59 (€48) for this journey.
The fastest way to get to Riga from Vilnius is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.
Other travel options to Riga can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h on average.
Riga is approximately 162 miles (261 km) away from Vilnius.
The average frequency per day from Vilnius to Riga is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Vilnius 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 Vilnius to Riga:
Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vilnius to Riga:
Yes, there are direct services available from Vilnius to Riga with the following travel companies:
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 between Vilnius and Riga.
Before traveling from Vilnius to Riga, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Vilnius to Riga tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need