The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Riga to Tallinn will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.
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4 h 18 m
Buses per day
Of the 15 buses that leave Riga for Tallinn every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 280 km distance in an average of 4 h 18 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Coach frequency||3 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 3 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Ecolines, Lux Express, TOKS, Infobus or Eurolines Lithuania|
Coaches from Riga to Tallinn cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Ecolines, Lux Express, TOKS, Infobus or Eurolines Lithuania. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £11, but the average price of coach tickets is £13.
Tallinn, the Estonian capital is 191 miles from the Latvian capital, Riga. There are 46 buses a day from Riga to Tallinn; at least two an hour for most of the day. The journey takes between 3 hours 50 minutes and 5 hours 20 minutes. Infobus and Ecolines are the companies which operate the buses on this route. Infobuses depart from Riga Airport, which is a 30-minute bus ride from the centre of Riga. Ecolines buses depart from Riga bus station and Juglas iela Street. The bus station is a 2-minute walk from Riga Central Market. Juglas iela street is a 45-minute bus ride from the centre of Riga. All buses arrive at Tallinn Bus Station which is situated on Lastekodu street 46. This is a 25-minute walk from Tallinn's Old Town.
Travel between Riga, Latvia and Tallinn, Estonia by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Estonia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Riga and Tallinn as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return coach to Riga, Latvia from Tallinn is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Estonia
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Latvia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Riga from Tallinn closer to your date of departure here.
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