Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Riga (RIX)

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The best prices from Chicago to Riga Intl are usually found in February or March, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Riga (RIX)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to RIX flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Riga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riga.
CHI - RIX
Price
$480 - $1,081
RIX
Temperature
26.6 - 62.6 °F
RIX
Precipitation
0.8 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$1,081

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$480

From Chicago (CHI) to Riga Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Riga?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Riga, book at least 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $925 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,063.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Riga?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 9%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Riga?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Riga from Chicago average $726. You can even find prices in February for less than $726, as users have found deals to Riga from as low as $477. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Riga from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 48%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Riga (CHI - RIX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Riga at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Riga in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to RIX flights for December, January
5 Dec - 6 Jan
$510pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
RIX
Riga Intl
RIX
Riga Intl
Finnair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 6 Jan
$520pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIX
Riga Intl
RIX
Riga Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 6 Jan
$632pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIX
Riga Intl
RIX
Riga Intl
Finnair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Riga 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riga from Chicago found for this year
5 Dec - 6 Jan
$510pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
RIX
Riga Intl
RIX
Riga Intl
Finnair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 6 Jan
$520pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIX
Riga Intl
RIX
Riga Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 6 Jan
$632pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIX
Riga Intl
RIX
Riga Intl
Finnair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Riga Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Riga
3:25 pm - 12:40 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
37h 15m
ORD - RIX
American Airlines
5:05 pm - 5:25 pm
SAS
1 Stop
16h 20m
ORD - RIX
SAS
$541
JustFly
4:40 pm - 6:25 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 45m
ORD - RIX
Turkish Airlines
$788
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Riga</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Riga

What airport do you fly into for flights to Riga from Chicago?

Riga Intl (RIX), located 5.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Chicago to Riga. 7 airlines have flights to Riga Intl from Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Chicago to Riga Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Riga Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like LOT, Finnair, and Lufthansa flying from Chicago to Riga Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Riga for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Riga for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $514, but on average you can expect to pay $962.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Riga round-trip?

Flying on LOT is currently your cheapest option to Riga, with prices starting at $849. Another option worth looking into is Finnair, starting at $1,073 round trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Riga one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for SAS. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $466. Users have also found prices from $519 and $788 on American Airlines and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Riga?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Riga is generally $874, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $472. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Riga Intl), you can expect to pay $510 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Riga?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Riga are American Airlines, Finnair and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Riga, Latvia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Riga from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Riga Intl

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Riga Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Riga Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Riga Intl.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form (Covidpass) - Must be completed at least 48 hours before entering Latvia.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Riga?

Returning to Chicago from Riga Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riga Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Riga Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Riga

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Riga.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.89
Average temperature for December in Riga
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Riga
1.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Riga

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Riga Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Riga choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAS
$374 $879 No cancel fee 77%
LOT
$477 $885 No cancel fee 81%
American Airlines
$493 $782 No cancel fee 71%
Lufthansa
$533 $838 No cancel fee 76%
Finnair
$538 $734 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$596 $761 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$602 $781 No cancel fee 70%
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