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Buses from Riga to Kaunas

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Riga - Kaunas Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Riga to Kaunas. Traveling by bus from Riga to Kaunas usually takes around 3 hours and 50 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance142 mi (228 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price$13.63
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceEurolines Lithuania
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Riga to Kaunas?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Riga to Kaunas that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Eurolines Lithuania13h 51m$21.56
FlixBus15h 20m$13.63
  • Eurolines Lithuania

    Eurolines Lithuania

    Book Eurolines Lithuania from Riga to Kaunas from $21. Typically there is one Eurolines Lithuania schedule per day from Riga to Kaunas and you can expect on average to pay for a Eurolines Lithuania ticket to Kaunas. In Riga, Eurolines Lithuania departs to Kaunas from Central Bus Station . In Kaunas, Eurolines Lithuania arrives at Bus Station .

    An average trip on Eurolines Lithuania from Riga to Kaunas takes 3 hours and 51 minutes , while the fastest available Eurolines Lithuania trip will get you to Kaunas in 3 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Eurolines Lithuania offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Kaunas.

  • FlixBus


    Book FlixBus from Riga to Kaunas from $14. Typically there is one FlixBus schedule per day from Riga to Kaunas and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Kaunas. In Riga, FlixBus departs to Kaunas from Pragas Str. 1 . In Kaunas, FlixBus arrives at Kaunas Vytauto Prospektas .

    An average trip on FlixBus from Riga to Kaunas takes 5 hours and 20 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Kaunas in 3 hours and 50 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Riga to Kaunas 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 Kaunas?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 142 miles from Riga to Kaunas. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

Because many passengers travel from Riga to Kaunas at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Riga?

There is usually only one bus per day from Riga to Kaunas. It leaves the station in Riga at 3:00pm 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 trips to Kaunas are there per day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Riga to Kaunas. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Riga?

Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Riga has two bus stations with service to Kaunas.

All bus stations in Riga:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Pragas Str. 1

Where does the bus arrive in Kaunas?

Main arrival station: Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Kaunas.

All bus stations in Kaunas:

  • Bus Station

  • Kaunas Vytauto Prospektas

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