The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Riga will cost around £ 313 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 73.
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2 h 30 m
14 h 23 m
Flights per day
Of the 45 flights that leave London for Riga every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct flights cover the 1676 km distance in an average of 14 h 23 m but if you time it right, some flights will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .
The slowest flights will take 1d 2 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||1039 miles (1676 km)|
|Average flight duration||2 h 30 min|
|Average plane ticket price||£75 (€85)|
|Airlines||Air Baltic, Lufthansa Cityline, Wizz Air, Lot Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Finnair, Ryanair, British Airways, Air France or KLM|
Flights from London to Riga cover the 1039 miles (1676 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Air Baltic, Lufthansa Cityline, Wizz Air, Lot Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Finnair, Ryanair, British Airways, Air France or KLM. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £33, but the average price of plane tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.
For as little as £33 you can travel by flight between London and Riga with Lufthansa, Ryanair and Air France. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a plane and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.
When purchasing your Ryanair flight tickets from London to Riga, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and Riga, Latvia is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
The government of Latvia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 15/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Riga from London closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return flight to London, United Kingdom from Riga is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to London from Riga closer to your date of departure here.
Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Riga International Airport for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their flights from London Heathrow Airport and need to travel around 17.1 miles (27.5 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.
Passengers arriving in Riga most often land in Riga International Airport and need to travel about 6.1 miles (9.9 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Riga International Airport to get you to the city centre of Riga.
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