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There are 12 ways to get from Riga to Birmingham by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Birmingham  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Birmingham (BHX) RIX - BHX

$59 - $276

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Manchester (MAN) RIX - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$122 - $347

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Gatwick (LGW) RIX - LGW
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$126 - $396

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Stansted (STN) RIX - STN
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$115 - $335

Fly to London Luton, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Luton (LTN) RIX - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street

$109 - $314

Fly to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to East Midlands (EMA) RIX - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$124 - $797

Bus, train  •  37 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Essen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$432 - $810

Bus  •  41 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Wroclaw
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth

$126 - $178

Bus, night bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki to Den Haag
  3. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth

$134 - $212

Train, night train  •  45 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Karlsruhe Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$376 - $718

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  29 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  5. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to Birmingham

$518 - $790

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Birmingham

$327 - $479

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Birmingham is to fly which costs $55 - $280 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Birmingham is to fly and train which costs $120 - $800 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via Wrocław and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 25 min.

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The distance between Riga and Birmingham is 1731 km.

The best way to get from Riga to Birmingham without a car is to bus and train which takes 37 h 43 min and costs $430 - $850.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Riga to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Riga to Birmingham bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rīga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Birmingham is to fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $55 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 41 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Riga Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Riga to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 1081.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Birmingham, England?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Riga to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Birmingham via Wroclaw, Wrocław, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 41 h 25 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Riga to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Riga to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Riga to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Riga to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Riga to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Riga to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Riga to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Riga to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Riga to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Riga to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Birmingham via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Manchester via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$160 - $210
1st Class
$210 - $300
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurostar
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Sindbad
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Birmingham is 2 h behind Riga. It is currently 10:06 AM in Riga and 8:06 AM in Birmingham.

CSA, Air France, Ryanair and five other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 570+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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