Riga International Airport

Riga, LV


Getting around the airport


Riga International Airport is located 10 km west of Latvia’s capital city. The airport has a single terminal with three levels.

  • Level 1 houses Schengen and non-Schengen departures and arrivals with security and passport controls. Gates A1-A4 and B10-B19 (Schengen) and C1-C4 and D2 and D3 (non-Schengen) are on this level.
  • Level 2 is check-in, security and passport control, and gates B2-B8. A gateway connects to B7 and D7 at the end of the hallway.
  • Level 3 houses airline offices, LIDO Restaurant & Bar, and a chapel
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Getting into the city

Bus or Taxi


Riga city and other destinations are located not far from the airport. It takes only 15-20 minutes to get into the city center by taxi. Taxi tariffs are published on the passenger side door of each taxi cab. Avarage cost per trip to Riga city center is EUR 10-15.


Bus N.22 has direct services between the airport and the city centre. Bus stop is located opposite the terminal next to the car park P1. It takes around 30 minutes to get into the city centre. There are two tickets options:

  • a ticket for unlimited number of trips. Valid for 24 hours. Cost: EUR 5
  • a ticket for one trip, which can be bought from the bus driver for EUR 2 or in a ticketing vending machine at the airport information bureau "Welcome to Riga" for EUR 1.15.
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  • Primeclass Business Lounge, terminal C, airside, non-Schengen area, next to the elevator.
    Hours: 5:00-23:00 daily.
  • Primeclass Business Lounge, terminal E, airside, Schengen area, next to the transfer desk.
    Hours: 5:00-23:00 daily.
  • VIP Lounge, VIP Terminal, seperate dedicated terminal building. Service must be booked before. 
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Save on Your Car Rental

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You will find car officies in the arrivals area, sector E, provided by 4 companies: Sixt, Europcar, Avis and Budget. 

You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.

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Currency exchange

Airside and Arivals

  • ICE, Eurex Capital, DNB, Swedbank, arrivals area, sector E.
  • ICE, airside, sector C
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In lounge only

Showers are availabe only in the following lounge:

  • Primeclass Business Lounge, terminal E, airside, next to transfer desk. Hours: 5:00-23:00 daily.
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Luggage storage

And cloakroom available

Lockers are available in the arrivals sector E on the first floor.
Cost: around EUR 1.50 for up to 8 hours.

Besides, there is a cloakroom where you can leave your coats.

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