Direct flights to Riga

Riga is home to top-class museums, galleries and performing arts centers, as well as a range of sophisticated bars, clubs and restaurants. Find out more and see all direct flights to Riga here.

Riga International Airport is the largest airport in Latvia. In total there are 103 airports with direct flights to Riga from 42 different countries. The airport is a focus city for Ryanair (Operating base.) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Operating base.). You can easily reach Riga with daily non-stop flights from 4 major hubs like Helsinki (Finnair), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines) and Warsaw (LOT). In Latvia, the airport is called Starptautiskā lidosta "Rīga".

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Located on the banks of the River Daugara, take your time to explore this interesting city. Riga boasts a collection of exquisite Art Nouveau buildings that rival those in Vienna, Barcelona and St Petersburg, and the fairytale-like historic city center is a delight to explore.

As the capital of Latvia, the buzzing city of Riga combines historic and architectural gems with an array of modern buildings, cafes and restaurants and has a reputation for having one of the best nightlifes in Europe.

Find a direct flight to Riga

Riga International Airport is the largest airport in Latvia and offers direct connections to more than 100 airports – mainly located in Europe. In the list below we present some of the most frequent direct flights, by using the links you can find all flight options from the airport of your choice.

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What to see in Riga

Head to Riga’s Old Town district where you can wander around the atmospheric cobbled streets admiring the stunning Baroque and Gothic architecture and don’t forget to look upwards to catch the many spires and steeples. Of particular note is the impressive selection of German art nouveau architecture with its ornate doorways and decorative towers.

Also worth a visit are some of Riga’s magnificent churches and cathedrals including St. Peters Church and the city’s domed cathedral. You won’t want to miss the glorious views of the city from the steeple of St. Peters or the famous organ at the city’s cathedral decorated with 17th and 18th century wooden carvings.

If you’re into history, there are many places to visit to gain an insight into the city’s past. The Latvian War Museum is a must as is the Occupation Museum, chronicling both the Soviet and Nazi occupations of Latvia. As well as Riga’s many historical sights, make the most of the modern and contemporary parts of the city with its great selection of shops, cafes and restaurants and lively nightlife.

How to find a cheap flight to Riga

The cheapest flights to Riga, Latvia will usually be found out of peak season, avoiding the school holidays. You’ll find great offers on cheap flights and lastminute flights on our flights search facility here at

Weather and climate in Riga

Riga has a moderate climate, influenced by its close proximity to the sea. Summers tend to be short and cool with cloud cover, and temperatures average around 64F (18C) in July.

Winters are usually long, dark and cold, with temperatures averaging around 28F (-2C) in January. Snowfall is heavy and cover usually lasts from mid-December to mid-March. The city is overcast for roughly 40 percent of the year.

Major airlines with daily flights to Riga
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No, there are no directflights to Riga from the US so you'll need to find a flight with connection instead.

There are 15 airlines with direct flights to Riga. Finnair, Air Baltic and Norwegian Air Intl are the most popular ones.

2 big alliances are flying to Riga. Oneworld and Star Alliance.

The IATA code is RIX and the ICAO code is EVRA.

You can fly daily from 4 different airports hubs to Riga. Including Helsinki with Finnair, Frankfurt with Lufthansa and Warsaw with LOT.

Depends where you are flying from. It takes 7h 13min from Dubai (DXB) and 45min from Palanga (PLQ).

There is 1 airport in Riga with scheduled flights, Starptautiskā lidosta "Rīga", RIX.

It depends on where from and when you are flying. The average one-way ticket price according to our data is $126.