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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Latvia by plane or bus

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Fly Newark to Riga  •  13h 6m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Riga (RIX) EWR - RIX

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Fly New York JFK to Riga  •  12h 42m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Riga (RIX) JFK - RIX

1 alternative option

Fly Newark to Palanga, bus  •  17h 32m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Palanga (PLQ) EWR - PLQ
  2. Take the bus from Palanga to Liepāja

Newark (EWR) to Riga (RIX) flights

The flight time between Newark (EWR) and Riga (RIX) is around 13h 52m and covers a distance of around 6763 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 57m. Services are operated by Lufthansa, LOT, Scandinavian Airlines and others. Typically 169 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

169 Weekly Planes
13h 52m Average Duration
$385 Cheapest Price
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United States → Latvia
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Conditions of entry into Latvia from United States

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No, entry into Latvia from United States is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Latvia is 113, 8303.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Latvia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Latvia is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113, 8303.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Latvia.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Latvia is to fly which costs $240 - $1,000 and takes 13h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Latvia is to fly which costs $230 - $700 and takes 12h 42m.

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The distance between New York and Latvia is 6795 km.

It takes approximately 13h 6m to get from New York to Latvia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Riga Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h and has one stopover.

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Latvia is 7h ahead of New York. It is currently 10:13 PM in New York and 5:13 AM in Latvia.

Austrian Airlines, Air France, TAP Portugal and five other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Riga Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York to Latvia.
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  • Distance: 6794.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 6m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Latvia?

Lufthansa, LOT and 11 other airlines fly from New York to Riga hourly.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Riga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Palanga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to Palanga via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to Palanga via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Palanga via Washington Dulles, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Palanga via Boston, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Newark to Riga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riga via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newark to Palanga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Bus operators
Klaipedos Autobusu Parkas
Phone
(+370 46) 41 15 59
Email
klap@klap.lt
Website
klap.lt
Bus from Palanga to Liepāja
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
klap.lt

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