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Trains from Riga to Budapest
Travel by train to Budapest 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 Riga to Budapest.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Riga to Budapest?

Travel by train between Riga, Latvia and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Riga restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Riga?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Riga to Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Budapest, Hungary to Riga, Latvia?

Return travel from Hungary to Latvia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Riga from Budapest?

Entry into Latvia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Latvia from Budapest?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Riga, Latvia?

The government of Latvia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 29/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Riga from Budapest.

What is the distance between Riga and Budapest via train?
The Riga to Budapest train distance is approximately 685 miles (1105 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Riga
Budapest
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