Riga to Vilnius buses

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Journey Information

There are 23 intercity buses per day from Riga to Vilnius. Traveling by bus from Riga to Vilnius usually takes around 4 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Lux Express bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance163 mi (262 km)
Shortest duration3h 40m
Cheapest price$8.20
Trips per day23
Most frequent serviceLux Express
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Riga to Vilnius?

The average price for a bus ticket to Vilnius is $12.65, This is a superb deal on a bus trip, one of the best that we have seen. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Riga to Vilnius in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $21 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Riga to Vilnius?

There are 3 bus lines from Riga to Vilnius available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 14 daily trips, Lux Express usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus104h 11m$13.77
Lux Express144h 9m$18.35
Toks14h 15m$19.64
  • 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 10 trips from Riga to Vilnius, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 11 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Lux Express

    Lux Express

    Book Lux Express from Riga to Vilnius from $16. There are 14 trips per day offered by Lux Express from Riga to Vilnius and you can expect on average to pay for a Lux Express ticket to Vilnius. In Riga, Lux Express departs to Vilnius from Central Bus Station . In Vilnius, Lux Express arrives at Train Station and one other station.

    An average trip on Lux Express from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours and 9 minutes , while the fastest available Lux Express trip will get you to Vilnius in 3 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Lux Express offers 14 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Vilnius.

  • Toks


    Book Toks from Riga to Vilnius from $19. Typically there is one Toks schedule per day from Riga to Vilnius and you can expect on average to pay for a Toks ticket to Vilnius. In Riga, Toks departs to Vilnius from Central Bus Station . In Vilnius, Toks arrives at Train Station .

    An average trip on Toks from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available Toks trip will get you to Vilnius in 3 hours and 40 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Riga to Vilnius 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 Vilnius?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 163 miles from Riga to Vilnius. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 40 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Vilnius. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Riga to Vilnius, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 23 scheduled buses that travel from Riga to Vilnius every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Riga to Vilnius without transferring.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Riga?

Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Riga has two bus stations with service to Vilnius.

All bus stations in Riga:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Pragas Str. 1

Where does the bus arrive in Vilnius?

Main arrival station: Train Station

Buses arrive in Vilnius at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Vilnius:

  • Train Station

  • Panorama

  • North studentu St

  • Savanoriu Prospektas

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