Airports in Riga

Riga International Airport (RIX)


The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest 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 connecting the airport to the 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 upwards of €11. 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, Jekabpils, Jelgava and Daugavpils.


GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +371 720 7009.

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

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