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Train Information from Zurich to Riga

distanceDistance928 miles (1496 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Zurich to Riga cover the 928 miles (1496 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Riga, Latvia?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Riga, Latvia by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Latvia from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Latvia from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When travelling in Latvia, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Riga before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Zurich, Switzerland from Riga, Latvia?

Return travel from Latvia to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 23/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Riga.

What is the distance from Zurich to Riga via train?
The train distance from Zurich to Riga is around 928 miles (1496 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Riga
The major railway station for departures from Zurich is Zürich HB. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Zürich HB for your trip from Zurich to Riga.

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