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Riga is a popular destination for business and leisure travelers alike. Whether your flying into RIX or catching a departing flight and require reliable transportation - is your best choice.

At, we deliver flexible transportation options that meet our customer's needs and have booked over 1.5MM rides since we launched in 2008. You can trust that we'll get you from A to B while ensuring your receive the best priced ride!

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About Riga

Latvia’s capital city and cultural center is located on the Baltic Sea. It is known for interesting museums, churches, concert halls, and art nouveau architecture. Riga is the biggest city in all three Baltic states - Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania.

Things to do

Go to the House of the Blackheads, a landmark building and official residence of the President, offering various events and tours. Visit amazing medieval churches, like St. Peter Church and Riga Cathedral. If you’re interested in history and art, there are also several museums, such as The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art. 

Those who want to check out Riga’s amazing art nouveau buildings and architecture should go to Albert Street. If you’re looking for a theater or want to see an opera or ballet live, you simply must visit Latvian National Opera from the 19th century. There are a few parks and gardens for those who just want to take a walk and relax. When looking for a place to buy food or fruits and vegetables, go to Riga Central Market which is actually the largest bazaar in Europe.

Riga International Airport

This is the largest airport not only in Latvia but also in all three Baltic states. It offers direct flights to over 100 destinations. The airport code is RIX, and it is located in the Marupe Municipality, about 6 miles away from the city center. RIX served more than 7 million passengers in 2018.

When you arrive at Riga International Airport, you can use various services - duty-free shops, banks, currency exchange, bars, and cafes if you want to grab a drink before your flight. There is also an assistance team to help any passenger with reduced mobility, and they can even provide a wheelchair. 

How to get from Riga Airport to the city?

RIX Airport offers various Riga Airport transfers, App-Based Transfers, Taxi Service, Rental Cars, and Public Transportation. See below to find the ride that meets all your requirements.

If you’re looking for a ride from Riga Airport to the city, the cheapest option is definitely public transport - a bus ticket is 2€ (or even less if you purchase it in advance). Taxi service and private transfers are more expensive, but you can reach the city faster. The taxi ride (15-20€) takes about 20 minutes, while public buses have a bit longer journey time. Bolt is an app-based taxi that is even cheaper, it should cost you about 10€. If going to a downtown hotel, use Airport Express hotel shuttle for 4.99€.

Riga Airport Transfers

There are several airport shuttle operators in Riga, usually offering private transfers, and we’ve listed their contact information and their rates below to help you find the most convenient one. Choose one of the following Riga Airport shuttles and enjoy your stay in Latvia’s capital.

Baltic Airport Transfers can provide you with reliable and comfortable transportation from the airport to any location in Riga. They have various services, but we found their lowest rates from Riga Airport to the city and some other destinations. The rates depend on the number of passengers - the more, the cheaper.

1-3 passengers
4-5 passengers
6-7 passengers
8-14 passengers

Book your ride online, call +371 29722770, or send an e-mail at [email protected]

Where is the pick-up location at RIX Airport?

After you arrive, look for the driver in the arrivals hall who will hold a board displaying your name.

Riga Transfer offers many services, one of them being Riga Airport transfers. Their rides are also private, and the vehicles are modern and comfortable. You will get a fixed price and the ride from Riga Airport to the city will take only 20 minutes. 

  • Their standard one-way ride to Riga costs 25€ for up to 3 passengers.

You can make a reservation by calling Riga Transfer at +370 645 45 124. 

Where is the pick-up location at RIX Airport?

Your chauffeur will be waiting for you at the airport terminal or any other place you want. The driver will hold a board with yours or the company's name.

Airport Express hotel shuttle is provided by Air Baltic and runs every half an hour from RIX Airport to some downtown hotels, like Albert Hotel and Tallink Hotel. They offer secure transfers in their green minibuses.

  • The one-way fare is 4.99€.

Where is the pick-up location at RIX Airport?

Airport Express shuttle picks up passengers near the exit of the Schengen arrivals hall, at Arrival E.


Uber is not currently available in Riga, but there is a similar app-based transportation company which offers reliable service and is cheaper than taxis - Bolt (Taxify). Simply download the app and book your ride in no time.

  • We don’t know the exact rate from RIX to the city, but it should cost about 10€.

Where is the pick-up location at RIX Airport?

You should wait for your vehicle on the second level departures concourse.

Riga Airport Taxi

Taxi services are available at Riga Airport at any time of the day or night. You can find any taxi driver outside the arrivals area. The following taxi services are recommended:

  • AirBaltic (green)
  • Riga Cab (red)

The average taxi fare from RIX to the city center or Old Town is 15-20€. Taxi rates should be indicated on every vehicle’s rear door, so you should check them out before you start your ride. This is one of the most used Riga Airport transfers.

Public Transportation

There are several bus lines serving RIX Airport, which is great for those looking for very cheap Riga Airport transfers. However, note that you won’t have any luggage assistance, so this is not an ideal option if you carry a lot of luggage.

  • The fare for all routes below is 2€ or 1.15€ if you buy it in advance. Tickets can be purchased at several places: Arrivals Hall E Information bureau, retail outlets at Level 1/2, and the bus stop vending machines.

Bus no. 22 can take you to the city center for up to 30 minutes. It runs every 15-20 minutes, so you won’t wait for it long whenever you come. The bus stop at RIX is located behind the car park P1, opposite to Arrival E. 

Express Minibus no. 322 has the same route as the bus 22 but doesn't stop as often.

Minibus no. 241 is a good choice if you want to visit the Botanical Garden or Museum of Art.

There are several international buses as well:

  • TOKS: to Vilnius, Tallinn, Minsk, and Warsaw;
  • Lux Express: to Tallinn, Vilnius, St. Petersburg, and Warsaw;
  • Ollex: to Klaipėda and Siauliai;
  • Kautra: to Kaunas;
  • Klaipedos: to Klaipėda;
  • Dautrans: to Daugavpils and Vitebsk.

Riga Airport Car Rental

You can use some of the several rental companies at Riga Airport and enjoy your journey without worrying about sharing a ride or delays. Look for their offices in the Arrivals sector E.

Rental Company
Phone Number
+371 67 207 353
+371 67 207 327
+371 67 207 825
+371 67 207 121
+371 29 338 899
+371 28 050 500
Green Motion
+371 27069670

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