The cheapest times to fly from OAK to RIX are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 6th to August 19th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from OAK to RIX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1586 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $589 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Riga

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Riga (RIX) will usually cost between $745 to $1224 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $684. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1239. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $555 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $880 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to RIX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the OAK to RIX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

OAK to RIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to RIX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $861. Return trip prices are from the RIX to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OAK to RIX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OAK to RIX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from OAK to RIX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (OAK > LGW > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $289 (32.8%)

See OAK to LGW flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (OAK > BCN > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $664
  • Average savings: $216 (24.5%)

See OAK to BCN flights

Hack #3: Paris (OAK > CDG > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $687
  • Average savings: $193 (21.89%)

See OAK to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OAK to RIX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, United, Volaris, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Riga International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5606 miles or 9022 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OAK to RIX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to RIX flight is about 11 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Riga?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from OAK to RIX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OAK
Origination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2

Return Airport

Destination code RIX
Destination airport name Riga International Airport
City Riga
Country Latvia
Latitude 56.9
Longitude 24


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