The cheapest times to fly from DSA to RIX are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 DSA to RIX is early December. Prices can be as high as $874 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $128 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Riga

Flying from Finningley (DSA) to Riga (RIX) will usually cost between $152 to $489 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $160. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $488. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $328 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $308 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSA to RIX flight.

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

DSA to RIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSA to RIX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Doncaster. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $269 (54%) 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 $215. Return trip prices are from the RIX to DSA 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 DSA to RIX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DSA 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 DSA to RIX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (DSA > DUB > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $201
  • Average savings: $107 (34.8%)

See DSA to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (DSA > AMS > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $287
  • Average savings: $21 (6.67%)

See DSA to DUB flights

Hack #3: Warsaw (DSA > WAW > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $303
  • Average savings: $5 (1.46%)

See DSA to WAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alitalia, Finnair, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Riga International Airport to Doncaster Sheffield Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1007 miles or 1621 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSA to RIX flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Finningley and Riga?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from DSA to RIX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DSA
Origination airport name Doncaster Sheffield Airport
City Finningley
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.5
Longitude -1

Return Airport

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


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