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from Vienna to Riga

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Travel Information between Vienna and Riga

distanceDistance683 miles (1101 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£24 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 683 miles (1101 km) by flight or coach from Vienna to Riga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Vienna to Riga.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Vienna, Austria and Riga, Latvia allowed?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Austria enter Latvia?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Latvia:

  • 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

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 23/10/2021. 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 to Riga from Vienna.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Vienna, Austria from Riga, Latvia?

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Latvia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Riga restricted?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.

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

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 24/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Riga closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Vienna to Riga travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Riga. You can take a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Riga?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Riga, which costs on average £24.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Riga:

A flight is generally £25 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £49 from Vienna to Riga.

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Riga?

The quickest way to travel to Riga from Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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How many miles from Vienna to Riga would I travel?

The distance between Vienna and Riga is around 683 miles (1101 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Riga?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Vienna International Airport and tend to arrive in Riga International Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Riga, Prāgas Iela.
Which travel operators can get me from Vienna to Riga?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vienna to Riga:

  • You can go to Riga from Vienna by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £24 with Ryanair from Vienna to Riga on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach to Riga from Vienna with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Vienna to Riga tickets for £49 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Riga from Vienna?
Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Riga often also extend their holiday to go to Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Riga and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Vienna to Riga tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £24 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £49 one way.

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

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