How to get from Kaunas to Riga

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from Kaunas to Riga

You can get from Kaunas to Riga by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Kaunas to Riga on 07 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:20Kaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 11:30Riga, Prāgas Iela
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£201One-way
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07:20Kaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 11:30Riga, Prāgas Iela
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£201One-way
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07:20Kaunas, Vytauto pr.4h11 11:31Riga, Prāgas Iela
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£201One-way
14:40Kaunas, Vytauto pr.4h10 18:50Riga, Prāgas Iela
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£221One-way
06:05Kaunas, Vytauto pr.5h40 11:45Riga, Prāgas Iela
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£251One-way

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Travel Information to Riga from Kaunas

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 141 miles (227 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Riga from Kaunas. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Kaunas to Riga.

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FAQs

Travel between Kaunas, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Lithuania enter Latvia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Lithuania.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Riga from Kaunas?

Conditions of entry into Latvia:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Riga, Latvia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Latvia has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 02/07/2022. 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 trip from Kaunas to Riga.

The restriction level for your return to Kaunas, Lithuania from Latvia is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Kaunas from Riga restricted?

Entry into Lithuania is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Kaunas from Riga?

Conditions of reentry into Lithuania:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Kaunas, Lithuania?

You should observe these safety measures in Lithuania as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Lithuania was last checked on 02/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Kaunas from Riga closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Kaunas and Riga including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Kaunas to Riga is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Riga:

A ferry is about £13 less than a coach, which costs on average £13 for this journey.

A ferry is about £27 less than a flight, which costs on average £27 for this trip.

A ferry is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Kaunas to Riga costing on average £1.

The quickest way to travel from Kaunas to Riga is by coach, which takes on average 3 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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The Kaunas to Riga distance is approximately 141 miles (227 km).

The average frequency per day from Kaunas to Riga is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Kaunas and Riga as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Kaunas to Riga:

  • Coaches from Kaunas to Riga most often leave from Kaunas, Autobusų Stotis and arrive in Riga, Prāgas Iela.
  • Flights from Kaunas to Riga most often leave from Kaunas Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Kaunas to Riga, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Riga by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Kaunas to Riga for £13.

Yes, there are direct services available from Kaunas to Riga with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, Ecolines, TOKS or Kautra with 1 direct coach per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Riga as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Kaunas and Riga.

Many of our customers travelling from Kaunas to Riga don't make Riga their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw, either of which you could add to your Kaunas and Riga trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Riga to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip to Riga from Kaunas, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £13 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £27 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £1 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Kaunas and Riga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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