The train you've been REALLY waiting for!

We are delighted to offer you the new and HIGHLY anticipated international route Vilnius-Riga-Vilnius!

Trains are runinng on a direct route, without any changes, EVERY DAY!

Ticketing procedures

You can buy train tickets for the Vilnius-Riga-Vilnius international route in the following ways:

  • Online and on the mobile application – no earlier than 30 days before the train departure date;
  • At the ticket office (only in Lithuania) – no earlier than 30 days before the train departure date;
  • On the train only during the trip.


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Important information

  • Commercial discounts (except for children) and concessions are not available for tickets on international train routes.
  • Tickets are not sold for the trips from Jelgava to Riga and from Riga to Jelgava, and there are no local passenger services within the territory of the Republic of Latvia (from Jelgava to Riga and from Riga to Jelgava).
  • Passengers must carry proof of identity with them when travelling.

Price table

Tickets for Eurail / Interrail travel pass holders

Passengers travelling on this route must reserve a seat by notifying the Customer Information Centre in advance by email .

  • Passengers are requested to reserve their seat at least 3 working days before the train departure time (if there are any seats left on the train).
  • The reservation fee for 1st and 2nd class is €5.
  • The seat will be reserved only upon payment of the reservation fee.
  • Necessary information for an advance invoice which has to be sent by email is passenger’s name, surname, travel date and time of train departure, Eurail/Interrail travel pass number.
  • The invoice must be paid within 1 working day by bank transfer.
  • Only after these steps have been completed, travel ticket will be sent by email.


  • How long will the trip take?  The trip time between Vilnius and Riga is approximately 4:15 hours. Please note that the schedule changes slightly throughout the year, so you can always find the exact schedule here.
  • Will there be discounts for children? Yes. Children under 6 years of age travel free of charge if they do not occupy a separate seat on the train (for up to 1 child travelling with 1 adult passenger). Children aged 6-16 years will receive a 30% discount. Children aged 16 and over will be charged full price. 
  • Can bicycles and pets be transported together? Of course. The fixed price for transporting a bicycle is EUR 10. Small dogs and other small animals (up to a maximum of two) that must be transported in a special container (basket, crate, cage, etc.) are transported free of charge. There is a fixed fee of EUR 5 for animals that do not fit into a special container. Special containers cannot be carried in passenger seats. Dogs and other animals must be accompanied by a valid European pet passport and comply with health and hygiene requirements.
  • Will concessions and commercial discounts apply on this route? On an international route, no such discounts (except for children) or concessions are available when buying a ticket. Commercial discounts and concessions are applied to travel tickets for the section of the route between railway stations in Lithuania only. 
  • Is this a direct route? Yes, this route is direct.
  • Will travel be free for Ukrainian citizens? No. Ukrainian citizens travel free of charge by train within Lithuania. Standard fares apply for the international route.
  • Will the trains be adapted for passengers with individual needs? Yes, trains on the Vilnius-Riga-Vilnius route will be adapted for passengers with individual needs.


For the full set of international travel rules for the Vilnius-Riga-Vilnius route, click here.

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