Latvia by TrainTrains - Tickets - Tours
A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Latvia.
Here you will find information for Latvia about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.
Population: 1.92 million
Country Code: +371
Time Zone: Eastern European Time
All of the country’s passenger trains are operated by Pasazieru Vilciens (PV).
Buy your cheap train tickets for Latvia online on the Latvian Railways (PV) official homepage.
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Domestic Trains in Latvia:
Pasazieru Vilciens is the sole operator and has two different kinds of trains, diesel and electric both offering the same amenities.
- 1st (Comfort) and 2nd Classes offered
- Most trains are equipped with air conditioning, WiFi, and a refreshment trolley.
- Reservations are not possible on most routes except for two routes: Riga – Daugavpils, and Riga – Zilupe.
Although there are no direct connections to Estonia and Lituania from Latvia, PV makes it convenient to transfer at Valga and Daugavpils. See https://www.evr.ee/en to book from Valga, Estonia onward and https://www.traukiniobilietas.lt/portal/en to book onward tickets from Daugavpils, Latvia to Lithuania with Lithuanian Railways.
For night train trips from Riga to Moscow Russia, book with Russiantrain.com. The overnight section of this journey begins in Tallin, Estonia. See Estonia Night Trains for details of Night Train amenities.
Frequently Travelled Routes In Latvia
|From > To
|Riga to Liepaja||3:15||Direct||Train|
|Riga to Daugavpils||2:34||Direct||Train|
|Riga to Valka||2:33||Direct||Train|
|From > To
|Riga to Tallin, Estonia||6:50||1||Train|
|Riga to Vilnius, Lithuania||3:50||Direct||Bus|
|Riga to Moscow, Russia||17:27||Direct||Train|
|Riga to Stockholm, Sweden||18:00||Direct||Ferry Stena Line|
|Ventspils – Nynäshamm, Sweden||9:30||Direct||Ferry Tallink Silja|
|Liepaja – Travemunde, Germany||27:00||Direct||Ferry Stena Line|
Latvia travel routes
Main Train Stations
Good to know
Best Time To Travel To Latvia
We recommend traveling anytime between April and September, although you outside of the winter season, you may still experience extreme weather changes during the summer. Don’t forget your rain jacket and also some tank tops!
In the spring, the colorful flowers brighten the previously barren, wintered landscapes. Enjoy the medieval city centers and street cafes. If traveling during the winter, don’t forget some rugged winter gear, it’s often in the negatives… in both Celsius and Fahrenheit!
- High Season: June – August
- Low Season: October – March
Accommodation In Latvia
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Guidebooks For Latvia
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