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Buses from Riga to Vilnius

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Riga to Vilnius. Traveling by bus from Riga to Vilnius usually takes around 4 hours, 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$12.32
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceLux Express
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Riga to Vilnius?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Riga to Vilnius. Lux Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Lux Express64h 1m$15.65
  • Lux Express

    Lux Express

    Book Lux Express from Riga to Vilnius from $12. There are 6 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 Panorama and one other station.

    An average trip on Lux Express from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours and 1 minutes , while the fastest available Lux Express trip will get you to Vilnius in 3 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Lux Express offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend 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.

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 Vilnius?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours 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?

Because many passengers travel from Riga to Vilnius 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Riga?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. 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?

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Riga?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Riga.

All bus stations in Riga:

  • Central Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Vilnius?

Arrival stations

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

All bus stations in Vilnius:

  • Panorama

  • Train Station

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