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Riga International Airport

Riga International Airport (RIX)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south west of Riga.

Getting to the city

Bus 22 has a direct service between the airport and the city centre; the bus stop is located opposite the terminal behind the car park. Bus 22A is an express service connects the airport to city centre and centrally located hotels, but some hotels provide their own shuttle services. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building, taking approximately 15 minutes to the city centre, and costing about LVL 9. The airBaltic bus is free of charge for airBaltic passengers travelling to and from Riga Airport. The bus service connects the airport with the bus terminals in Valmiera, JÄ"kabpils, Jelgava and Daugavpils.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to November).

Contacts

Tel: +371 720 7009.

Car rental

Car rental companies include well-known names like Avis, Budget, Hertz and National and can be found on the first level of the Arrivals terminal.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are also available outside the terminal building, taking approximately 15 minutes to the city centre, and costing about LVL 9.

Facilities

Facilities include banks and currency exchange bureaux, duty-free shopping, restaurants and cafes, left luggage, postal facilities, a pharmacy and a variety of shops. Facilities for those with special needs are good and passengers should notify their airline about their requirements before travel.

Parking

Parking is availabe in the short-term car park (P1) or in one of two long-term car parks (P2 and P3) situated within a few minutes' walking distance from the airport terminal. Short-term parking is situated in fromt of the terminal building and costs 1.05 LVL for the first 30 minute. Long-term parking cost 3.81 LVL per day.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.riga-airport.com


Riga International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.