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Arriving by air at Riga Airport

Riga International Airport is only ten kilometres southwest of the Riga city centre and is easily accesible by bus and taxi.

Appreciating the excellent infrastructure and quality of the services provided by Riga Airport, airlines continue to expand their network of routes, offering travellers new and unprecedented travel destinations.

Travel to Riga from the airport

By bus

A great cost-savvy alternative to a taxi is available from Riga airport to Old Town with Bus Line 22. The bus is direct from the airport to Downtown, taking 35 minutes to reach.

The bus stop at Riga International Airport is located 300 metres from the arrival terminal’s exit, just beyond the car park. Once in Riga city centre, you can alight at the Old Town stop, 11. Novembra Krastmala and 13. Janvāra Iela, or at Riga’s Central Train Station.

The 90-minute ticket can be used by registering a trip in each vehicle used, the ticket costs €1.50.

More information on bus tickets

By taxi

The taxi stand is located directly outside the arrival hall.

The 20-minute trip from Riga airport to the city centre costs around €22.

More information on getting around Riga by taxi

Bus connections to Riga

Lux Express is the largest passenger carrier in the Baltics, ensuring several daily departures from such cities as Tallinn, Tartu, Parnu, Vilnius, Warsaw etc.

Riga has three methods of public transportation – tram, trolleybus and bus.

More information on Riga's public transportation