Distance from Riga (LV) to New York (US)

Name Riga New York
Country Latvia United States
Country ISO codes LV / LVA US / USA
Continent Europe North America
Continent code EU NA
DD coordinates 56.922080 / 23.979807 40.714353 / -74.005973
Time zone Europe/Riga America/New_York
Airports 1 3
Straight distance from Riga to New York is 6752 kilometers (4195 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Riga from New York, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 56.922080 / 23.979807 and 40.714353 / -74.005973.


Use our service to calculate the Riga to New York distance in order to choose an appropriate type of transport and reserve the necessary amount of time for the journey.

If you want to know an answer to the question "How far is Riga from New York?", enter the names of the cities in the online calculator and view the route on the map, the remoteness is calculated as a distance in air miles, which is the fastest way.

It is also important to understand how many hours it will take to get from Riga to New York by air. We quote the flight time, which is 8 hours, 2 minutes, based on the average speed of aircraft, and you can also find out an average trip duration by other modes of transport.

In addition to the shortest distance, which is 6752 km / 4195 mil, you will learn that your departure coordinates are 56.922080 / 23.979807 while the arrival coordinates are 40.714353 / -74.005973.

Please also note that Riga is in the Europe/Riga time zone and New York is located in the America/New_York time zone, so you need to take the time difference into account when planning your trip.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Riga (LV)
Arrives in New York (US)
Riga to New York distance 6752 km / 4195 mil
Avg car duration 75 hours, 1 minute (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 112 hours, 31 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 67 hours, 30 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 7 hours, 30 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The beeline from Riga and New York is 6752 kilometers = 4195 miles, given their longitudes and latitudes and corrected to the spherical shape of the Earth based on the haversine formula.
To travel from Riga (56.922080 / 23.979807) to New York (40.714353 / -74.005973) by the shortest air route, you will need to cover 4195 miles. Given the average airplane speed of 560 miles, the estimated duration of your flight to New York is 7 hours, 30 minutes.
If you choose to drive from Riga, LV to New York, US, you can expect to spend 112 hours, 31 minutes on the route, apart from the time you will need for having a snack, sleeping, taking the shower and refueling your car.
Yes, but you need to comply with regulations on entering to New York.