You can get from Vilnius to Riga by train, bus or flight.
To get from Vilnius to Riga on 29 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £132 • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Infobus or Air Baltic|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 162 miles (261 km) to Riga from Vilnius. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Infobus or Air Baltic among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Vilnius to Riga.
Travel between Vilnius, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Lithuania.
Conditions of entry into Latvia:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Latvia has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 to Riga from Vilnius.
The restriction level for your return to Vilnius, Lithuania from Latvia is: Fully open.
Entry into Lithuania is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.
Conditions of reentry into Lithuania:
You should observe these safety measures in Lithuania as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Lithuania was last checked on 25/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vilnius from Riga closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Vilnius and Riga. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Vilnius 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 £19 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Vilnius to Riga costing on average £19.
A ferry is about £132 less than a flight, which costs on average £132 for this route.
A ferry journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Riga by train, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Riga from Vilnius is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.
There are alternative travel options to Riga that can usually take longer:
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The Vilnius to Riga distance is approximately 162 miles (261 km).
The average frequency per day from Vilnius to Riga is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Vilnius to 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 Vilnius to Riga:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Vilnius to Riga with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Riga tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Vilnius to Riga, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Vilnius to Riga tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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