Tartu to Riga buses

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Tartu to Riga. Traveling by bus from Tartu to Riga usually takes around 7 hours and 58 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance138 mi (223 km)
Shortest duration7h 58m
Cheapest price$23.18
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Tartu to Riga?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Tartu to Riga. FlixBus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus17h 58m$23.30
  • FlixBus


    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Tartu to Riga, and usually makes the trip in about 7 hours and 58 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Tartu to Riga during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Tartu to Riga?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 138 miles from Tartu to Riga. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Tartu?

There is usually only one bus per day from Tartu to Riga. It leaves the station in Tartu at 6:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus departures serve Riga each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Tartu to Riga. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tartu?

Main departure station: Teaduspark Bus Stop

Most buses depart from the main station in Tartu.

All bus stations in Tartu:

  • Teaduspark Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Riga?

Main arrival station: Pragas Str. 1

All buses from Tartu arrive at one main station in Riga.

All bus stations in Riga:

  • Pragas Str. 1

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