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Flight Information between London and Riga

distanceDistance1039 miles (1676 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£20 (€22)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Wizz Air, Air Baltic or Lot Polish Airlines

Flights from London to Riga cover the 1039 miles (1676 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Wizz Air, Air Baltic or Lot Polish Airlines. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £20, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.

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Flight between London and Riga with RyanAir and Wizzair

You can travel by flight from London to Riga with RyanAir and Wizzair for as low as £5. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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RyanAir 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight from London to Riga are the following:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

London to Riga Flights: An Overview

Visiting Riga by air is easy, thanks to regular direct connections between London and the Latvian capital. Throughout the year, passengers can expect 4-5 daily flights to Riga, including the weekend. Whenever you travel, the flight time should be around 2 hours 40 minutes.

Which airlines fly from London to Riga?

A wide range of airlines serve the London to Riga route, including Air Baltic, Ryanair and Wizz Air - all of which fly directly with no changes. Indirect flights are also provided by Norwegian, LOT and KLM.

How long is the flight from London to Riga?

Direct flights from London to Riga take between 2 hours 30 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes to reach Latvia. The fastest indirect options will take almost 5 hours.

How many flights are there from London to Riga?

Throughout most of the year, travellers can expect to choose from 4-5 flights from various London terminals. During the winter months, service continues to operate, offering a choice of morning and evening departures.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to Riga?

Departure airport:Flights from London to Riga depart from London Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports. Indirect flights from London to Riga also leave from Heathrow. To reach Gatwick, simply catch the Gatwick Express from Victoria, trains leave every 15 minutes and take half an hour. Those heading to Stansted can take express trains from Liverpool Street, departing every 15 minutes, with a journey duration of 45 minutes. Luton airport can be reached via St Pancras, trains running every 10 minutes, and a journey time of 25 minutes. Heathrow is accessible from London Paddington in 35 minutes, by National Express coach, or the underground. All airports have a variety of dining and drinking options, and plenty of shops. And all offer limited amounts of free wifi.

 

Arrival airport: Flights from London will always touch down at Riga International Airport. The best way to reach the Old Town is via bus number 22, which usually takes 30 minutes. However, taxis are also available from the arrivals terminal and will generally be far faster. Rental outlets are present too, while all passengers can take advantage of free wifi using the "Rix Free Wifi" option once through the arrival gates.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for flights between London and Riga?

Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Riga from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Latvia from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Riga, Latvia?

The government of Latvia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from London to Riga closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Latvia by plane?

Return travel from Latvia to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Riga?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Riga?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 03/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to London from Riga.

What is the cost of cheap flights to Riga from London?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between London and Riga for as low as £5  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a flight from London to Riga?
If you are looking to purchase your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Riga flight to cost on average £20  one way.
What is the distance by flight from London to Riga?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Riga via plane to be approximately 1039 miles (1676 km).
What is the average London to Riga flight duration?
While the time it takes to travel 1039 miles (1676 km) to Riga from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from London to Riga is on average 2 h 35 min.
Which airport for the flight from London to Riga do I fly out of? Which Riga airport from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their cheap flights from London Heathrow Airport   to Riga International Airport   most frequently.

Where is the airport in London to go to Riga? Where is the airport in Riga located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located approximately 14.3 miles (23 km) from the city centre.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Riga International Airport and need to travel approximately 5 miles (8.1 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Riga. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Riga International Airport to get you to the city centre in Riga.

Which airlines can get me from London to Riga?
For the best London to Riga flight to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ryanair, Wizz Air, Air Baltic or Lot Polish Airlines. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services from London to Riga to compare what amenities they may offer.
How far in advance should I buy plane tickets between London and Riga for the best deals?
The price of a one way plane ticket from London to Riga is on average £20 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this trip. In general, you can find plane tickets between London and Riga available a few months in advance.