Riga International Airport - RIX

Riga, Latvia (LV)

Getting around the airport

A single terminal with three levels

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 (A1-A2), B1 and B10-8- B19 (Schengen) and C1-C4 and D2 and D3 C9-C21(non-Schengen) are on this level.
-Level 2 is check-in, security and passport control, and Schengen and non-Schengen departures Gates B2-B8 7. A gateway that connects to Gates C1-C6 (Schengen) and C7-C8 (non-Schengen) is in the new Northern Pier on this level at the end of the hallway.
-Level 3 houses airline offices, LIDO Restaurant & Bar, a chapel and Schengen Business lounge.

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Getting into Riga

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 centre by taxi. Taxi tariffs are published on the passenger side door of each taxi cab.

Cost: EUR 25 to Riga city centre and EUR 30 to other districts of Riga


Bus N.22 has direct services between the airport and the city centre. The 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 an 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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Several options

Primeclass Business Lounge


-Terminal C, after security, in the non-Schengen area, next to the elevator
-Terminal E, after security, in the Schengen departures sector, level 3

Hours: 05:00-23:00 daily

VIP Terminal

Separate dedicated terminal building. Service must be booked before. 

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Car rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

You will find car offices 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

After security and Arivals

  • ICE, Eurex Capital, DNB, Swedbank, arrivals area, sector E.
  • ICE, after security, sector C
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