The cheapest times to fly from RIX to IAD are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd, October 15th, October 22nd, and November 26th)

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 RIX to IAD is mid April. Prices can be as high as $1505 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $555 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Washington

Flying from Riga (RIX) to Washington, DC (IAD) will usually cost between $583 to $1241 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $584. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1255. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $671 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $695 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIX to IAD flight.

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

RIX to IAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIX to IAD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Riga. 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. Sundays 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 $94 (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 $712. Return trip prices are from the IAD to RIX 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 RIX to IAD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from RIX to IAD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from IAD
  • Usually 2.88% less expensive than IAD
  • 2-layover flights available

See RIX to DCA flights


Flight Hacking RIX to IAD

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 RIX to IAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (RIX > OSL > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $471
  • Average savings: $224 (32.25%)

See RIX to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (RIX > CPH > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $482
  • Average savings: $213 (30.6%)

See RIX to OSL flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (RIX > ARN > IAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $504
  • Average savings: $191 (27.43%)

See RIX to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Washington Dulles International Airport to Riga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4403 miles or 7086 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIX to IAD flight is about 8 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Riga and Washington, DC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from RIX to IAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code IAD
Destination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5


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