Riga to Tartu buses

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Riga to Tartu. Traveling by bus from Riga to Tartu usually takes around 8 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance138 mi (223 km)
Shortest duration8h 45m
Cheapest price$31.58
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Riga to Tartu?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Riga to Tartu. 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
FlixBus18h 45m$31.58
  • FlixBus

    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 Riga to Tartu, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 45 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 Riga to Tartu 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 Riga to Tartu?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 138 miles from Riga to Tartu. 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?

Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Riga to Tartu.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Riga?

There is usually only one bus per day from Riga to Tartu. It leaves the station in Riga at 7:00am 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 Tartu each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Riga to Tartu. 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 Riga?

Main departure station: Pragas Str. 1

Most buses depart from the main station in Riga.

All bus stations in Riga:

  • Pragas Str. 1

Where does the bus arrive in Tartu?

Main arrival station: Tartu Bus Station

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

All bus stations in Tartu:

  • Tartu Bus Station

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