Riga Transport


Riga has a well-developed and relatively cheap public transport system that consists of buses, minibuses, trams and trolley buses. Most transit runs from 5:30am to 11:30pm and some routes run a regular night service. Tickets can be bought on the bus, trolley or tram. Final destinations are marked on the front of all transport vehicles. Taxis are readily available, and it is worth noting that licensed cabs will have a yellow number plate. One can risk an unlicensed taxi, but drivers usually turn off the meter and the price needs to be negotiated beforehand. Riga's ferry terminal is located in the city centre. The central train station will take commuters to destinations such in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

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