London to Riga flights

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Cheap last minute flights to Riga

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Departure Wed, 15 Nov Return Tue, 28 Nov
STN London
RIX Riga
return from £47
Departure Fri, 01 Dec Return Sun, 03 Dec
LCY London
RIX Riga
return from £193
Departure Wed, 15 Nov Return Fri, 17 Nov
LHR London
RIX Riga
return from £145
Departure Tue, 07 Nov Return Fri, 10 Nov
LGW London
RIX Riga
return from £125
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 = 0.80 LVL
British Pound Sterling Latvian Lats
1 LVL = 1.26 GBP
Last checked on 02 November 2017
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains in Riga are 60% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Riga
£1.01
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
59%

A meal in Riga is 59% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Riga
£6.14
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
75%

A taxi fare in Riga is 75% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Riga
£0.87
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
27%

Coffee in Riga is 27% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.66
Riga
£1.94
( 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
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Riga airports
  • ? Riga (RIX)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Skulte (RSC)
    How far from city centre: 28 miles
L 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.

Most popular flight routes from London to Riga
Gatwick- Riga
return from £215
Stansted- Riga
return from £47
Heathrow- Riga
return from £169
Heathrow- Riga
return from £145
Heathrow- Riga
return from £177
Heathrow- Riga
return from £146
Heathrow- Riga
return from £254
Heathrow- Riga
return from £317
Gatwick- Riga
return from £145
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