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FAQs about flights from Edinburgh to Riga

Is it possible to fly from Edinburgh to Riga right now?

Stay informed about present health advisories and flying restrictions by visiting our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for the latest requirements for your Edinburgh to Riga flight.

Is there a direct flight between Edinburgh and Riga?

Want to travel nonstop from Edinburgh to Riga? Unfortunately, that's not possible at this stage. However, you'll be able to catch one of the multi-stop flights offered on this route.

How long is a direct flight from Edinburgh to Riga?

Be sure to choose your preferred seat, because you'll be sitting in it for a minimum of 2 hours and 30 minutes during this trip of 1,025 miles. But nonstop services from Edinburgh to Riga usually take an average of 2 hours and 32 minutes.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Riga due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Riga booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Edinburgh to Riga flights?

If you're trying to figure out how to get from Edinburgh to Riga, these are the most frequently flown routes:

  • Edinburgh Airport to Riga Intl. Airport (RIX) - 29 flights per week
  • Glasgow Airport to Riga Airport - 13 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Riga?

Fantastic service, extra legroom and good benefits are some factors that differentiate one airline from another. While you'll find multiple airlines offering flights from Edinburgh to Riga, these are among the best:

  • Ryanair with 47 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 39 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Air France with 17 flights every month.
  • SAS with 17 flights every month.
  • Brussels Airlines with 13 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Edinburgh to Riga?

There are approximately 4 flights which operate daily from Edinburgh to Riga. You might like to remember this the next time you find yourself dreaming about a holiday.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Place to stay after flight from Edinburgh to Riga

Bellevue Park Hotel Riga

Bellevue Park Hotel Riga

4.5 out of 5
1 Slokas Street, Riga
The price is £30 per night from 12 May to 12 May
Located in Agenskalns, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Uzvaras Park and Latvian Railway History Museum. National Library of Latvia and Town Hall ...
4/5Very Good! (46 reviews)
Good all round
"Friendly staff. Very clean and good location. Would have liked tea and coffee facilities in the room!"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2013

Bellevue Park Hotel Riga
Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel

Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel

4 out of 5
11. Novembra Krastmala, 33, Riga
The price is £42 per night from 10 May to 10 May
Located in Old Town Riga, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Latvian Rifleman Monument and Riga Central Market. Menzendorff House and Occupation Museum ...
4.3/5Excellent! (54 reviews)
"Very good hotel and good choice of breakfast and very clean and the staff is working there is very good"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel
Mosaic Center Apartments

Mosaic Center Apartments

3 out of 5
Dzirnavu Street 53, Riga
Located in Centrs, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Latvian Art Museum and Riga Central Market. Esplanade Park and Cathedral of Christ's Nativity ...
Mosaic Center Apartments

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Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel

Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel

4.5 out of 5
24 Kugu Street, Riga
The price is £42 per night from 7 May to 7 May
This family-friendly Riga hotel is located on the riverfront, within a 15-minute walk of National Library of Latvia, House of the Blackheads and Riga Cathedral. ...
3.6/5Good! (48 reviews)
"Room was very nice, clean and very spacious. Excellent view across the river to the old town. Staff very helpful. Breakfast was very good with an extensive choice."

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2019

Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel
Rixwell Hotel Konventa Seta

Rixwell Hotel Konventa Seta

3.5 out of 5
Kaleju Str 9/11, Riga
The price is £38 per night from 8 May to 8 May
Located in Old Town Riga, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St John's Church and Riga Central Market. St. Peter's Church and Great Guild Hall are also ...
3.9/5Very Good! (76 reviews)
"We checked in on Friday - there was a female attendant at reception who amazing - best possible personality for the job - bubbly/smiling/friendly helpful we checked out on Monday and the same lady (red hair) was there again smiling/happy/helpful definite asset! to the hotel!"

Reviewed on 25 Apr 2019

Rixwell Hotel Konventa Seta
AC Hotel by Marriott Riga

AC Hotel by Marriott Riga

4 out of 5
33 Dzirnavu iela, Riga
The price is £60 per night from 7 May to 7 May
Located in Centrs, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Skonto Stadium and 1.3 mi (2 km) from Riga Central Market. Latvian Art Museum and Esplanade Park are also ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"I really like visiting this hotel. It has a nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. However this time my room was not cleaned on the second day. Only fresh towels were changed and the bed was made. Also the shampoo bottles etc were already opened and used by the last guest and not replaced with ..."

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

AC Hotel by Marriott Riga
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Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.