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Departure Fri, 20 Sep Return Sat, 05 Oct
RIX Riga
LHR London
return from £144
Departure Tue, 01 Oct Return Sun, 06 Oct
RIX Riga
LTN London
return from £74
Departure Wed, 02 Oct Return Mon, 07 Oct
RIX Riga
LCY London
return from £174
Departure Thu, 19 Sep Return Tue, 24 Sep
RIX Riga
LGW London
return from £162
Flight route information
Find out further information on Riga and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
150%

Trains are 150% more expensive in London than in Riga.

Riga
£1.02
London
£2.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
140%

The average meal is 140% more expensive in London than in Riga.

Riga
£6.23
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
180%

Taxis are 180% more expensive in London than in Riga.

Riga
£1.78
London
£5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
30%

Coffee is 30% more expensive in London than in Riga.

Riga
£2.13
London
£2.77
( Riga airports
  • ? Riga (RIX)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Skulte (RSC)
    How far from city centre: 28 miles
) 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
L Distance: 1043 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Riga to London

How long is the flight from Riga to London?

It takes 2 hours and 40 minutes to fly from Riga to London with a direct flight. The flight duration will be longer if you choose a flight with stopovers.

Is there a time change from Riga to London?

The local time in Riga is two hours ahead of GMT time in London.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to London?

Many of London's landmarks are within walking distance of each other, so a good pair of walking shoes can come in handy if you'd like to visit the city on foot. Many of the best discoveries happen when take the time to explore lesser known streets and neighbourhoods. For example, take a walk from the markets in Covent Garden, along the river Thames to Embankment Bridge, and on to South Bank restaurants and theatres.

Which airlines fly from Riga to London

There are several airlines which provide cheap flights from Riga to London, including the following popular options:

  • Air Baltic, Latvia's national flag carrier airline.
  • Ryanair, a great choice for low-cost city breaks across Europe.
  • Wizz Air, a budget Hungarian airline.

How to find cheap flights from Riga to London

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When are the best times to fly from Riga to London

  • April offers a great combination of pleasant weather, and affordable airfares and accommodation prices.
  • September benefits from the last of the summer warmth. But it is also the beginning of the new cultural season, when theatres and performance venues reopen after the summer break.

Airports in Riga

Riga International Airport (RIX) is Latvia's main airport, connecting the city to the rest of the world.

Useful Information about Riga International Airport

Riga International Airport is located close to the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – service 22 from the Old Town will take you to the airport in about 20 minutes.
  • By taxi – 15 to 25 minutes.
  • By shuttle bus – reserve a seat in a shuttle for direct transfers from major hotels to the airport.

Services: open 24 hours, free unlimited Wi-Fi, a great array of shops and restaurants, smoking areas inside and outside the airport in designated areas.

Airports in London

There are three major commercial airports in London that operate a flight path to Riga: Gatwick Airport, Stansted Airport, and Luton Airport.

Useful Information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located about 29.5 miles south-east from London's city centre.

How to get from Gatwick to London:

  • By train – 30 minutes on the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station in Central London.
  • By taxi – about 1 hour to the city centre.
  • By coach – usually about 90 minutes to Victoria Coach Station.

Services: operates 24/7, 90 minutes free Wi-Fi, many shops and restaurants, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas.

Useful Information about Stansted Airport

Stansted is located 42 miles north-east of Central London.

How to get from Stansted to London:

  • By train – 50 minutes from the airport to Liverpool Street Station in north-east London.
  • By coach – 90 minutes to Victoria Coach Station (A20 service) or to Liverpool Street (A21 service). Services run every half hour between 6am and 2am.
  • By taxi – around 90 minutes, but might take longer in case of heavy traffic.

Services: open 24/7, 4 hours of free Wi-Fi, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking facilities, many shops, bars, cafes, and restaurants.

Useful Information about Luton Airport

Luton Airport lies about 28 miles to the north of London's city centre.

How to get to London:

  • By train – Luton Airport Shuttle services connect you to the Thameslink train service to St Pancras International Station in London. The train journey takes about 45 minutes.
  • By coach – National Express and Green Line buses run from Luton to Victoria and Paddington stations in Central London, travel time of about 50 to 60 minutes.
  • By taxi – at least 1 hour.

Services: open 24/7, 4 hours of free Wi-Fi, many retail and dining outlets, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas.

What to do and visit in London

  • Visit Westminster Abbey, where the Kings and Queens of England have been crowned since 1066. You can also visit the nearby Houses of Parliament.
  • Snap a photo of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, and visit the National Gallery, or the National Portrait Gallery.
  • Explore the South Bank and watch a theatre performance at the National Theatre, or Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
  • Soar up the ultramodern Shard Skyscraper for magnificent panoramic views of the city, spotting St-Paul's Cathedral, the Gherkin Building, and the London Eye.
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Date 2019-08-17 Age 51-70 City Somerset UK

First time user. Great parking service- sat nav friendly. Terrible road links. Getting there in the dark with M11 junction closed got lost in diversions. Travelling alone unable to redirect sat nav as no stopping places on road.

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Charlie
Date 2018-05-02 Age 31-50 City London UK

Fairly utilitarian airport but functional

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chuk
Date 2019-05-31 Age 51-70 City Windsor

Luton will be a great airport when the building work is completed

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Alex
Date 2019-03-30 Age 51-70 City Latvia

everything is ok

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Steve
Date 2019-06-01 Age 51-70 City England

Found delays very stressful

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