Practical Information - How to get to Riga
RIGA International Airport
RIGA International Airport is the largest international aviation company in the Baltic's and the main air traffic centre in this region. From the RIGA International Airport it is possible to go to 82 destinations. The flight map.
airBaltic was established in 1995 and in 2010 airBaltic carried over 3 million passengers.
Currently, airBaltic operates direct flights out of three Baltic States capitals - Riga, Latvia, Vilnius, Lithuania and Tallinn, Estonia.
airBaltic offers flights to and from Aalesund, Almaty, Amman, Amsterdam, Arkhangelsk, Athens, Baku, Barcelona, Bari, Beirut, Belgrade, Bergen, Berlin, Billund, Brussels, Budapest, Bukharest, Chisinau, Copenhagen, Dubai, Dublin, Dushanbe, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Gdansk, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kaliningrad, Kaunas, Kiev, Kittila, Kuopio, Kuusamo, Lappeenranta, London, Lulea, Madrid, Milan, Minsk, Moscow, Munich, Nice, Odessa, Oslo, Oulu, Palanga, Paris, Riga, Rome, Rovanniemi, Simferopol, St. Petersburg, Stavanger, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tampere, Tartu, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv, Tromso, Turku, Umea, Vaasa, Venice, Vienna, Vilnius, Visby, Warsaw, Yerevan, Zurich.
The airBaltic fleet currently consists of 34 aircraft - 2 Boeing 757-200, 6 Boeing 737-500s, 8 Boeing 737-300, 10 Fokker-50s and 8 Bombardier Q400 NextGen.
For a reliable taxi service, use the green BalticTAXI cars for a ride to and from Riga airport or within Riga. Online you can purchase BalticTAXI vouchers for a fixed price of EUR 12 / LVL 8 / LTL 40 for a ride (max. 4 persons) between any two places in Riga (including the airport). It's faster and more convenient than paying on board of a taxi. Check at www.airbaltic.com/public/baltic_taxi_vouchers.html
There is a bus service that runs between the airport and the city centre. Bus number 22 runs every half an hour from the early morning until late at night and costs a mere 0.7 Lats. It runs more frequently during busy periods and the journey takes about half an hour. www.rigassatiksme.lv
You can travel from the airport to the city centre "Airport Express" minibuses provided by "airBaltic". The price for a ride is LVL 3 (appr. 5 EUR). Payments are accepted in credit card by filling a form online. For more information please visit www.airbaltic.com/public/airport_express.html