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London to Riga flights

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Departure Fri, 30 Oct Return Wed, 04 Nov
LON London
RIX Riga
return from £26
Departure Sat, 14 Nov Return Thu, 19 Nov
LON London
RIX Riga
return from £21
Flight route information
Riga is an ancient Baltic city that has great shopping malls, beautiful buildings and majestic monuments.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 24 October 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
63%

Trains in Riga are 63% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Riga
£1.04
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
52%

A meal in Riga is 52% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Riga
£7.26
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
40%

A taxi fare in Riga is 40% cheaper than in London.

London
£3
Riga
£1.81
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
22%

Coffee in Riga is 22% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.01
Riga
£2.35
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Riga airports
  • ( Riga (RIX)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Skulte (RSC)
    How far from city centre: 28 miles
K Distance: 1043 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is the largest city in the United Kingdom and its history dates back to the Roman Empire. Today, it is a bustling metropolis that is served by several airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Southend and London City Airport. Of these, London City is the only airport that is conveniently located in central London.

Flights from London to Riga may take off from London City Airport. However, they may also take off from other airports such as Heathrow or Gatwick. London City Airport is known for being easily accessible by taxi and bus, whereas other airports require a short train journey. Gatwick and other airports are located a fair distance from London.

Getting to London airport

London Riga flights may take off from one of the many airports that serve the city of London. Once you confirm from which airport your flight is taking off, you can take a train ride to that airport well in advance. Make sure that you start early if your plane is taking off from Southend or Stansted, as these airports are located in Essex. However, if your flight takes off from London City Airport, you can just hop in a taxi to reach the airport to fly to Riga. You could also reach London City Airport easily by bus.

Arriving to Riga

Riga is the capital of Latvia and one of the centres of Baltic culture. Begin your day at Riga Castle, which is known for its unique style of architecture. Head toward Freedom Monument, which was built to commemorate the freedom struggle. The Latvian National Museum of Art is a great place to discover rare paintings and other collections, which attract a number of visitors every year. Do not forget to pay a visit to St. Peter's Church, which is one of the most beautiful churches in the country. Last, but not least, spend time at the Old Town of Riga, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Riga from London land at Riga International Airport, which is around ten kilometres from the city centre. The easiest way to get to Riga city centre from the airport is by bus. All you need to do is walk straight out of the airport and hop on bus 22, which can be found easily outside the arrivals area. This bus is run by Rigas Satiksme and connects the airport with downtown Riga. Another option is to drive to the city centre. For this, rent a car and take the road that leads to the city. A more expensive method to reach the city centre is by taking a taxi.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Riga

Is it safe to travel from London to Riga during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Latvia may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from London to Riga?
The average price to go from London to Riga is of 76.78 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Riga at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Riga is 21£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Riga expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riga costs an average of 1.82 GBP, 39% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 62% less in Riga: 1.05 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.28 GBP in Riga, 51% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 22% cheaper in Riga, with an average of 2.36 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.01 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Riga?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Riga are July, June and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Riga?
The best time of the year to go to Riga when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Riga from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Riga.
What is the cheapest price for a flight from London to Riga?
The total flight time between London and Riga is of around 02:39 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,671 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How is the weather in Riga compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Riga's temperatures can go up to 27.96 ºC during the hot season, with 2.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -12.49 ºC in Riga, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Riga have an average of 1.6 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Riga?
The main airport route flying between London and Riga is: Luton International (LTN) to Riga (RIX). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Wizz Air. Alternatively, you can find London - Riga flights between Stansted (STN) to Riga (RIX) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Ryanair.
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