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from Saint-Petersburg to Riga

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£96Air Baltic
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£39Lux Express
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£39Lux Express
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£39Lux Express
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£41Lux Express
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£41Lux Express
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£52Lux Express
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£48Lux Express
£96Air Baltic
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Travel Information to Riga from Saint-Petersburg

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£39 - £75
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £39 • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £75 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Baltic or Lux Express

Travel 304 miles (491 km) by flight or coach from Saint-Petersburg to Riga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Air Baltic or Lux Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Saint-Petersburg to Riga.

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FAQs
Does Latvia have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Saint-Petersburg to Riga?

Travel between Saint-Petersburg, Russia and Riga, Latvia is: Restricted.

Can travellers from Russia enter Latvia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Russia.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Riga from Saint-Petersburg?

Conditions of entry into Latvia:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Riga, Latvia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Latvia has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 29/11/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Riga from Saint-Petersburg.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Saint-Petersburg, Russia from Riga, Latvia?

The restriction level for your return to Saint-Petersburg, Russia from Latvia is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to Saint-Petersburg from Riga restricted?

Entry into Russia is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia.

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

Conditions of reentry into Russia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Saint-Petersburg, Russia?

You should observe these safety measures in Russia 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 Russia was last checked on 01/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Saint-Petersburg from Riga closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Saint-Petersburg to Riga?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Riga from Saint-Petersburg. You can take a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Saint-Petersburg to Riga?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Saint-Petersburg to Riga. Tickets for a coach cost on average £39.

This is compared to other travel options to Riga:

A coach is about £36 less than a flight, which costs on average £75 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Riga from Saint-Petersburg?

The quickest way to travel between Saint-Petersburg and Riga is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 10 min   on average.

What is the distance from Saint-Petersburg to Riga?

You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km) from Saint-Petersburg to Riga.

How many services a day are there to Riga from Saint-Petersburg?

The average frequency per day from Saint-Petersburg to Riga is:

  • 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Riga from Saint-Petersburg as scheduled services by flight or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Saint-Petersburg to Riga, where do I depart from Saint-Petersburg and where do I arrive in Riga?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Saint-Petersburg to Riga:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport and arrive in Riga International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from St Petersburg, Hotel Russia (Санкт-Петербург, Готель Россия) to Riga, Prāgas Iela.
Which travel operators can get me from Saint-Petersburg to Riga?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Saint-Petersburg to Riga, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Air Baltic for flights to Riga. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Baltic Saint-Petersburg to Riga tickets on Omio for £75.
  • Lux Express can get you to Riga by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Lux Express from Saint-Petersburg to Riga for £39 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Riga from Saint-Petersburg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Saint-Petersburg to Riga with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to Riga with Air Baltic.
  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Riga with.

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 buy tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Saint-Petersburg to Riga?
Looking to extend your trip from Saint-Petersburg to Riga? Many Omio customers who go from Saint-Petersburg to Riga usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw. If you're looking to explore Tallinn, Vilnius or Warsaw from Riga, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Saint-Petersburg and Riga online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Saint-Petersburg to Riga, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £75 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £39 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Saint-Petersburg to Riga tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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