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There are 12 ways to get from Riga to London by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Gatwick (LGW) RIX - LGW

$79 - $282

Cheapest option

Fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Luton (LTN) RIX - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$58 - $229

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Fly to London City  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London City (LCY) RIX - LCY

$133 - $603

Fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Stansted (STN) RIX - STN

$68 - $221

Fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to London Heathrow (LHR) RIX - LHR

$130 - $316

Bus, train  •  27 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  6. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$280 - $540

Train, night train via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof  •  37 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$279 - $540

Bus  •  41 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station

$98 - $144

Bus, night bus  •  45 h 22 min

  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

$122 - $195

Train, night train  •  46 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Paris Est D
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$286 - $536

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  26 h 33 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$492 - $777

Drive, car ferry  •  24 h 6 min

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

$304 - $439

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to London is to fly which costs $65 - $230 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to London is to fly which costs $75 - $290 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to London station. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station via Bialystok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to London. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Minsk-Passajirskii, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 48 min.

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The distance between Riga and London is 1676 km.

The best way to get from Riga to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 27 h 52 min and costs $280 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Riga to London, including transfers.

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

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Riga to London train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to London is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $75 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 41 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Riga to London.
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  • Distance: 1047.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Air Baltic and Norwegian Air International fly from Riga to London twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to London via Białystok and Bialystok in around 41 h 28 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Riga to London City via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to London City via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Riga to London City via Helsinki, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Riga to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Riga to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
30 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$200 - $300
Website
www.rw.by
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
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
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Bialystok to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Riga to London bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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London is 2 h behind Riga. It is currently 9:01 PM in Riga and 7:01 PM in London.

Riga to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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Norwegian Air International and Air Baltic offer flights from Riga Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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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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