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from London to Riga

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Travel Information to Riga from London

distanceDistance1039 miles (1676 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £23 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 1039 miles (1676 km) by flight between London and Riga. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Riga.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Riga, Latvia from London, United Kingdom currently allowed?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Riga from London restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Riga closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Riga, Latvia?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Latvia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Riga, Latvia?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Riga?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Riga here.

How do I travel to Riga from London?

You can travel to Riga from London by flight.

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

Going by flight is the quickest way from London to Riga with an average travel time of 2 h 30 min.

How far is Riga from London?

The London to Riga distance is approximately 1039 miles (1676 km).

When going from London to Riga, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Riga?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Riga:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Riga International Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Riga?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between London and Riga:

  • You can travel between London and Riga by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with Ryanair from London to Riga.
Can I travel directly between London and Riga?

Yes, there is a direct service from London to Riga:

  • You can find a direct flight to Riga with Ryanair or Air Baltic.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Riga tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between London and Riga?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London 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 London and Riga itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Riga and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket between London and Riga online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £23 one way.

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