Riga International Airport

Riga International Airport (RIX)


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.


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


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.


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.


Short and long-term parking is available.

Departure Tax




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