TRAVELING TO RIGA
Traveling by plane
RIGA International Airport is the largest international aviation company in the Baltic’s and the main air traffic centre in this region offering regular passenger, cargo and postal delivery to the cities of Europe and world.
From some European cities there is a possibility to fly directly to RIGA Airport. From the RIGA International Airport it is possible to go to 66 destinations.
RIGA Airport is especially convenient to come by Ryanair flights as there are direct connections to many destinations. www.ryanair.com
The other airline is AirBaltic. For further information check this website http://www.airbaltic.com/en/facts-figures
Address: 10/1 RIGA Airport, Marupe district, LV- 1053, LATVIA
Phone: (+371) 29311817
Traveling by international bus
From many European countries You can reach Riga by bus if you use online booking systems
Travelling by car
If you want to come to Latvia by car, you must have the following necessary documents:
- valid driving license;
- vehicle registration document;
Driving is on the right side, giving the way to traffic coming from your right.
Main regulations while driving:
- maximum speed limits for cars:
- motorways – 100 km/h
- other roads – 90km/h
- populated place – 50km/h
- no mobile phones while driving;
- no alcohol while driving;
- lights during the daytime all year;
- putting on seat-belts is compulsory in both, the front and the back seats of the car.
By public transport:
Bus No.22, which leaves from Abrenes Street, has direct services between the airport and the city centre. Please find further instructions here http://goo.gl/qFwNur
How to get from the centre of the city to the College of Cosmetology
~10 minutes, (during peak time ~30 minutes). Additional information regarding parking lot, fees and available space please contact Information Centre by phone: +371 67622333,+371 29446563.
Route Riga – Jelgava (train stop “ Business Administration University Turiba)
Train schedule http://goo.gl/JDPVB5
~25 minutes (during peak time ~40 minutes)
Trolleybus No. 27. Leaves from the Central Square (Stacijas laukums). Destination: Graudu Street
Trolleybus schedule http://goo.gl/8c4kHT
Bus No. 56. From Bolderaja, Agenskalns (bus stop Train Station “ Turiba” )
Bus schedule http://goo.gl/lLRUPo
Sometimes if you need to travel short distances it is advantageous to take taxi. Often it is even cheaper if you are not travelling alone. The cheapest Taxi Company is Panda Taxi http://www.pandataxi.lv/
The most trustful and prestigious taxi companies are:
Baltic Taxi http://www.baltictaxi.lv/en
Lady Taxi http://www.ladytaxi.lv/ (taxi drivers are always women)