There are 12 ways to get from London to Riga by plane, train, 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 from London Heathrow  •  6 h 51 min

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

$127 - $317

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 51 min

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

$57 - $233

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 40 min

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

$76 - $285

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 47 min

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

$65 - $225

Fly from London City  •  7 h 13 min

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

$134 - $605

Train, bus via Berlin-Spandau  •  32 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin-Spandau Ice
  4. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga

$272 - $551

Train Russian Railways, bus  •  38 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia En
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa to Riga

$304 - $545

Train, bus  •  40 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Rīga 848502

$186 - $429

Bus Ecolines  •  42 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Rīga 848002

$104 - $150

Bus Autokar Polska  •  47 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Grodno
  3. Take the bus from Grodno Bus Station to Riga

$118 - $145

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  6. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  7. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Lüneburg Ic / ...
  8. Drive from Lüneburg to Riga

$579 - $794

Drive, car ferry  •  23 h 9 min

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

$301 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Riga is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Riga is to fly which costs £55 - £220 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Riga. However, there are services departing from London, Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Rīga via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 55 min.

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The distance between London and Riga is 1048 miles.

The best way to get from London to Riga without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 49 min and costs £200 - £430.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from London to Riga, including transfers.

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London to Riga bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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The best way to get from London to Riga is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs £95 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £120 and takes 42 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Riga.
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  • Distance: 1047.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines, LOT and 12 other airlines fly from London to Riga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Riga via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague in around 42 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London City to Riga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from London City to Riga via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London City to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from London City to Riga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from London City to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
20 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Riga
Ave. Duration
13 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rotterdam to Rīga
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Prague to Rīga
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus Grodno
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Grodno Bus Station to Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
intaks.by
Ferry operators

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