How to get to Riga

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By plane

Riga has a range of direct flights with European cities: London, Manchester, Liverpool in the Great Britain, Paris and Nice in France, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Dusseldorf in Germany, Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Barcelona in Spain, Rome in Italy, Istanbul in Turkey, Tel Aviv in Israel and more others. You can use different airlines to fly to Riga. airBaltic is the Latvian national airline that flies to Riga from more than 25 international cities.

Other airlines flying to Riga:

Riga International Airport is the biggest in the Baltic States. It offers flights to 78 destinations in the entire world. Schedule and map of flights is available here: www.riga-airport.com

By Rail

The central train station is located in the very center of the city and 15 minutes’ walk from the Astor Riga Hotel. Direct trains link Riga with St. Petersburg, Moscow and Minsk. See more detailed information about local and international train timetables www.ldz.lv

By bus

Riga has good developed bus traffic to many cities in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Great Britain, France and etc. Riga International Bus Terminal is located in the very center of the city and 15 minutes’ walk from the Astor Riga Hotel.

Companies that provide passenger traffic services to Riga:

By ferry

Every day a passenger ferry drives direct from Stockholm to Riga. The trip lasts approximately 15 hours. More information about daily ferry traffic between Stockholm and Riga can be found here: www.tallinksilja.com

By car

Several national roads have their beginning in Riga and the Via Baltic, European route E67 crosses Riga from the south and north. It is a significant road connection between the Baltic States. Riga is 300 km from Tallinn, Estonia, and 260 km from Vilnius, Lithuania. In Latvia, just like elsewhere in the continental Europe, traffic flow is organized on the right side of the road. The driver needs an internationally recognized driver’s license, but the car needs to be insured.