Tallinn (TLL) to Riga Airport (RIX)

Tallinn (TLL) to Riga Airport (RIX)

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Tallinn to Riga Airport Schedule

Tallinn to Riga Airport Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
AirBaltic Economy #BT36205:45 - 06:35€ 75.48
Ecolines Standard AC 06:30 - 10:35€ 17.55
AirBaltic Economy #BT31209:35 - 10:25€ 89.76
Ecolines Standard AC 13:00 - 17:40€ 17.55
AirBaltic Economy #BT31820:50 - 21:40€ 24.48

Transportation from Tallinn to Riga Airport

How to get from Tallinn to Riga Airport

When you want to get from Tallinn to Riga Airport, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about EUR 238.51. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as EUR 17.85.

How far is Tallinn from Riga Airport?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tallinn to Riga Airport. Your trip will be a total of 199 miles (320 km). The flying distance is 182 miles (292 km).

How long does it take to get from Tallinn to Riga Airport?

The travel time from Tallinn to Riga Airport can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 12 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Tallinn to Riga Airport?

The cost of the trip from Tallinn to Riga Airport varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Lux Express: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as EUR 17.85 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as EUR 238.51.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Tallinn to Riga Airport:

  • Bus tickets - EUR 17.85 to EUR 37.77;
  • Plane tickets - EUR 72.11 to EUR 238.51;

How many trips per day are there between Tallinn and Riga Airport?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Tallinn to Riga depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 06:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Tallinn to Riga. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is EUR 72.11.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Tallinn to Riga
AirBaltic, Finnair


Taking a bus from Tallinn to Riga is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Tallinn to Riga Airport

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Tallinn to Riga Airport? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.