Riga, October 28, 2016

Traveling services

How to get to Riga?

By plane

Riga International Airport (RIX) is located 20 kilometers from city center.  

Average cost per trip by taxi to Riga city centre: 11-14 EUR, journey time is approximately 15 minutes. If you choose to travel by public transport then bus 22 will take you to the city center.

By boat

Riga is well connected with ferry services to Stockholm (Sweden). See more information on Tallink site. 

By car

Riga is situated 300 km from Tallin and 300 km from Vilnus.

Transport in Riga

Bus, tram and trolleybus

Public transport in Riga starts running at 5:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30 p.m. Public transportation timetables, prices and schemes can be found on the website www.rigassatiksme.lv.  

Rail transport

It is possible to travel in and around Riga by rail. Timetables can be found on website 1188.lv.


Taxis in Riga can be identified by special taxi lights on top of the vehicle and yellow license plates, which begin with TX or TE. Riga has over 40 taxi companies. The most popular can be called out by phone: