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Travel Information to Riga from Helsinki

distanceDistance224 miles (361 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £57 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Baltic

Travel 224 miles (361 km) by flight between Helsinki and Riga. Air Baltic is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Helsinki to Riga.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Latvia due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Helsinki and Riga?

Travel from Helsinki, Finland to Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Riga from Helsinki restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Riga, Latvia from Helsinki?

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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Riga, Latvia?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Helsinki, Finland from Riga, Latvia due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Helsinki, Finland from Latvia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Helsinki from Riga restricted?

Entry into Finland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Helsinki from Riga?

Conditions of reentry into Finland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • COVID-19 test 3 days after arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Helsinki, Finland?

You should observe these safety measures in Finland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Finland was last checked on 29/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Helsinki from Riga closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Helsinki to Riga travel options?

You can travel between Helsinki and Riga by flight.

What is the fastest way to get to Riga from Helsinki?

The fastest way to travel from Helsinki to Riga is by flight, which requires on average 1 h   of travel time.

How far is it from Helsinki to Riga?

The distance from Helsinki to Riga is approximately 224 miles (361 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Helsinki and in Riga?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Helsinki to Riga:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Helsinki Vantaa Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Helsinki to Riga?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Riga from Helsinki:

  • You can travel between Helsinki and Riga by flight with Air Baltic. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £57 with Air Baltic from Helsinki to Riga.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Helsinki to Riga?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Helsinki to Riga often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Helsinki and Riga itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Riga and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Helsinki to Riga tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Helsinki and Riga, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £57 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Helsinki and Riga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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