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Flights to Riga

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Last minute flights to Riga

Departure Tue, 08 Dec Return Fri, 11 Dec
STN London
RIX Riga
return from £35
Departure Thu, 10 Dec Return Wed, 16 Dec
MAN Manchester
RIX Riga
return from £50
Departure Sun, 27 Dec Return Wed, 30 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
RIX Riga
return from £43
Departure Tue, 29 Dec Return Sat, 02 Jan
ABZ Aberdeen
RIX Riga
return from £207
Popular flight routes to Riga
London - Riga
return from £42
Manchester - Riga
return from £97
Aberdeen - Riga
return from £222
Edinburgh - Riga
return from £240
East Midlands - Riga
return from £54
Leeds Bradford - Riga
return from £76

Trips to Riga

Riga travel

This city, which is over 800 years old, is the capital of Latvia. Set on the Baltic Sea, this city is a mix of medieval architecture and modern culture. In fact, in 2014 it was named the European Capital of Culture. Trips to Riga allow you to enjoy its antique buildings, narrow streets, long romantic walks on white sandy beaches or the castles of this city. This city's biggest asset is its untouched forest, lakes, rivers and parks which provide a breath of fresh air. In this city, you can taste the blend of food in its cafes and restaurants, which is a fusion of traditional Latvian and modern cuisines. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Riga!

Things to do and places to see in Riga

Riga is set on the mouth of the River Daugava. The cultural centre is known for its wooden buildings, numerous museums and concert halls. The lively Old Town, which is a pedestrian only area, is abuzz with shops, cafes and restaurants. Riga never fails to entertain you on any count, be it for sightseeing, shopping or night life.

Catch cheap flights to Riga to make this town your own and pamper yourself with:

  • Spend a day on the beautiful resort of Jurmala with its white sand beach
  • Visit some of the various museums, with the most talked about being the Sun Museum and the Art Museum
  • Haggle at the Zeppelin hangers, also known as Central market, for clothes, souvenirs and food
  • Take a tram ride to experience the best sights and sounds of this city
  • Try the Riga Black Balsam, an alcoholic drink available at every pub
  • Visit the medieval churches of St. Jacobs and the Riga Cathedral
  • When in Old Town, a visit to the "House of Blackheads" for upper class merchants cannot be ruled out
  • Snap pictures of Riga architecture, which spans wooden buildings to modern gothic structures
  • Glide through the streets of Old Town on a Segway Tour
  • Immerse yourself in the world of Russian aviation - from classics to modern aircrafts - at the Riga Aviation Museum
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Riga airports

The Riga International Airport is the largest airport in the Baltic States; it has direct flights from over 30 countries and about 80 destinations.

  • Riga International Airport

    Top airlines

    There are numerous flights to Riga with the top options being airBaltic, Aegean Airlines and Aeroflot.

    Location

    Well-connected ground transportation links the international airport to the city over the 10km distance.

    Transport options

    The bus number 22 will take you the city in 30 minutes. These are available from opposite the terminals behind the parking lot. The other mode of transportation for internal city transfers and travelling to the city is the taxi, which takes about 15 minutes to reach the city centre. The paid mini bus service connects the airport to various hotels in the city. There are some international bus connections also available to nearby cities across the border.

FAQ's about Riga

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Riga at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £23 to Riga. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Riga.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Riga?
The top month to book flights to Riga is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Riga flights is October. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Riga, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Riga?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Riga is... July. The next best month to travel to Riga is August. And let's not forget December, the third top choice for when to go to Riga. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Riga is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Riga from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Riga include: - Ryanair, which flies from London and Manchester to Riga plus from East Midlands - Wizz Air, which has flights from London and Doncaster - airBaltic, with flights from London to Riga and Aberdeen and also from Edinburgh Indirect flights from the UK to Riga include: - airBaltic, which flies from Aberdeen and Edinburgh and also from Manchester - Lot Polish Airlines, with flights from London - Finnair, which has flights from Manchester and London as well as from Edinburgh to Riga
💰 What are the cheapest airlines flying to Riga?
Looking at the prices of our customers' bookings from Spain to Riga, your best bet for cheap flights is: - Ryanair: average one-way price of £78.72 , with London to Riga an average of £75.51 and Manchester from £79.98 - Wizz Air (one-way average: £106.28) : this includes an average price from London to Riga of £105.54 and also flights from Doncaster costing £115.18
🕑 How long before a flight to Riga should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Riga, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Riga departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Riga at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Riga’s airport?
Riga is served by 2 airport[s]. Riga International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Manchester and Aberdeen, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Riga’s airport from the city centre?
Riga’s airport Riga International Airport is located 7 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Riga’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.01 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Riga International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Riga centre is around 1.86 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Riga. Pick your preferred car type and get from Riga International Airport to Riga city centre on your own terms.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Riga?
If you are going to Riga, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 6.13 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 35.02 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 4.38 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.41 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.10 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.23 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.88 GBP
  • - Water: 0.64 GBP
⛅ What is the weather like in Riga?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Riga is in August, July and May, when the average temperature reaches 17.59 °C, while May, June and July are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 124.44 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Riga during the months of January, February and March to experience an average of -2.83 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during February, March and May, when the average precipitation in Riga is 2.13 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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