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London Riga
Wed, 19 Jun LGW - RIX
Thu, 20 Jun RIX - LGW
£217 £206
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London Riga
Fri, 30 Aug LHR - RIX
£63 £62
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London Riga
Tue, 04 Jun LGW - RIX
Wed, 05 Jun RIX - LGW
£109 £106
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London Riga
Fri, 31 May LHR - RIX
Sun, 02 Jun RIX - LHR
£360 £353
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London Riga
Sat, 08 Jun LHR - RIX
Sun, 09 Jun RIX - LHR
£169 £166
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London Riga
Thu, 13 Jun LGW - RIX
Sun, 16 Jun RIX - LGW
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
54% Trains in Riga are 54% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Riga £1.28
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
49% A meal in Riga is 49% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Riga £10.28
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.16 EUR
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 21 May 2024
Distance: 1043 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 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

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.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Riga

How long does the flight take to go 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 can I find cheap flights from London to Riga at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Riga is 62£. 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 2.14 GBP, 52% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 54% less in Riga: 1.28 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.28 GBP in Riga, 49% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 27% cheaper in Riga, with an average of 2.66 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.62 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.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Riga?
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 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.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Riga are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Riga are:
  • Lot Polish Airlines, stoping in Warsaw for 60 minutes minimun.
  • Scandinavian Airlines, with 135 minutes scale in Stockholm.
  • Scandinavian Airlines, with 135 minutes scale in Stockholm.
Flight Duration 2 h and 39 m Flights between London and Riga take, on average, 2 h and 39 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £62 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Riga found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Stansted The airport Stansted is the departure airport operating flights between London and Riga
Arriving Airport Riga Flights departing London with Riga as destination arrive at Riga

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