The cheapest times to fly from RIX to LGB are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, and February 26th)
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • October 22nd 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 RIX to LGB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1881 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $814 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Riga (RIX) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $858 to $1586 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $869. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1753. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $884 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $941 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIX to LGB flight.

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

RIX to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIX to LGB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than 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. 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 $107 (9%) 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 $1037. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 24 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 26.35% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIX to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 3.08% less expensive than LGB
  • 2-layover flights available

See RIX to SNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 2.98% less expensive than LGB
  • 2-layover flights available

See RIX to BUR flights


Flight Hacking RIX to LGB

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 LGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (RIX > ARN > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $521
  • Average savings: $420 (44.63%)

See RIX to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (RIX > OSL > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $546
  • Average savings: $396 (42.03%)

See RIX to ARN flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (RIX > CPH > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $556
  • Average savings: $385 (40.91%)

See RIX to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Riga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5787 miles or 9313 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIX to LGB flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Riga and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from RIX to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRIX
Origination airport nameRiga International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States


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