The trip by taxi Riga Airport to Old Town or pre-booked transfer Riga Airport is really fast – it takes around 13 minutes. The trip will cost a minimum of EUR 23 for an Economy-class car (from EUR 34 for a minibus).
How do you get around in Riga?
Getting around Riga
- Public transport. Once you have got your head around the slightly confusing system, getting from A to B on Riga’s public transport is fairly easy thanks to an extensive and inexpensive network of buses, trams and trolleybuses. …
- Taxis. …
- Driving. …
- Car hire. …
- Bicycle hire.
Is Riga safe for tourists?
Riga is a relatively safe city when compared to other cities in Europe. As with all big cities you must be aware of your surroundings. Pick pocketing is common within the tourist areas of Riga, specifically in the central market and between the bus station tunnel and the Old Town, along Valnu Street.
How do I get from Riga airport to city Centre?
There are two options to get from Riga Airport to city centre: by bus or by taxi (private transfer). You can also rent a car without a driver. The bus will take you to the destination in about 30 minutes, the journey cost starts from EUR 1.15.
How is public transport used in Riga?
In Riga, public transport services are provided by buses, trams, trolley-buses, and minibuses. Riga public transportation works from around 5 a.m. every morning and up until shortly before midnight. Night buses ply some routes during the nighttime hours on weekends.
Is Riga airport big?
The Latvian national carrier airBaltic is the largest carrier that serves the airport, followed by Ryanair. The airport is located in the Mārupe Municipality west of Riga, approx. 10 km from its city centre.