The cheapest times to fly from MSP to RIX are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 9th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 MSP to RIX is late October. Prices can be as high as $1667 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $666 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Riga

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Riga (RIX) will usually cost between $832 to $1558 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $847. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1501. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $654 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1017 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to RIX flight.

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

MSP to RIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to RIX flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $144 (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 $1021. Return trip prices are from the RIX to MSP 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 MSP 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 9 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $731
  • Average savings: $287 (28.17%)

See MSP to DUB flights

Hack #2: Keflavik/Reykjavik (MSP > KEF > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $763
  • Average savings: $254 (24.98%)

See MSP to KEF flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MSP > JFK > RIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $838
  • Average savings: $180 (17.65%)

See MSP to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Riga International Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4525 miles or 7282 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to RIX flight is about 9 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Riga?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from MSP to RIX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSP
Origination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

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


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