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

Recommended option

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 49 min

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

$65 - $225

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 52 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

$54 - $230

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 42 min

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

$76 - $285

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 58 min

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

$127 - $317

Fly from London City  •  7 h 5 min

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

$134 - $605

Train, bus via S Westkreuz  •  33 h 2 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

$271 - $540

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 - $428

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

$103 - $144

Bus Autokar Polska  •  46 h 57 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

$109 - $143

Train, night train  •  43 h 52 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 Hbf (tief) Ice
  4. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Brest Central D
  5. Take the train from Brest Central to Novosokolniki D
  6. Take the night train from Novosokolniki to Riga Pass D

$299 - $563

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  26 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Riga

$551 - $782

Drive, car ferry  •  23 h 10 min

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

$301 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from London to Riga is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 5 h 49 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 42 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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No, there is no direct train from London to Riga. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Riga Pass via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), Brest Central and Novosokolniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 52 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 33 h 2 min and costs £200 - £420.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 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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London to Riga train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Riga is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs £45 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £110 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: 5 h 49 min

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

Ryanair flies from London to Riga 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Riga via Prague in around 42 h 55 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Riga via Bremen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Riga via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Riga via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Riga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Riga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Riga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London City to Riga via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from London City to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from London City to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London City to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from London City to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Riga via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riga via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday 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
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 2 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
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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
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 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 - $90
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
$70 - $100
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
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Bialystok to Grodno
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.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
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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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London to Riga bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Rīga station.

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Riga is 2 h ahead of London. It is currently 6:02 AM in London and 8:02 AM in Riga.

London to Riga train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Riga Pass station.

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Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 1113+ hotels available in Riga. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 45 min and costs £19.

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