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Travelling to the city centre from the airport

Bus #22
(Airport–Rīga City Centre–Airport)

A one-way ticket costs 2 EUR.  It can be purchased from the bus driver or at a Narvesen newsstand.



It costs approximately 15–20 EUR to travel from the airport to the city centre. Although there are many taxi companies that provide their services at the airport, we recommend that you choose Baltic Taxi or Red Cab.

  • Baltic Taxi (green cars)
    Phone: +371 20008500
  • Red Cab (red cars)
    Phone: +371 60008383

Public transportation in Rīga

The main provider of public transportation in Rīga is Rīgas Satiksme LLC. The company runs busses, trolleybuses and trams on more than 80 routes that cover the entire city. All public transport types have strict timetables (usually from 5:00 to 0:00) and, unless anything extraordinary happens, are highly reliable. Timetables can be found at each public transport stop as well on Rīgas Satiksme’s homepage.


We suggest that you purchase tickets for a certain number of trips or a timed, week-long ticket that is valid for 5 consecutive business days on all routes. More information about the public transportation tickets.

Recommended hotels

First choice options

Directions to / from conference venue (public transport)

Riga Islande Hotel~15 minutes

E-mail reservationatislandehotel[pnkts]lv to book a single (36 EUR) / double (39 EUR) / superior room (46 EUR) indicating your first and last name, arrival and departure dates; to enjoy a special rate, please provide the following password

Radisson Blu Daugava~25 minutes
Bellevue Park Hotel Riga~15 minutes
Park Inn by Radisson~15 minutes
Old Town / City Centre *~25 minutes from the tram stop 'Grēcinieku iela'

Wellton Riga Hotel & SPA

Wellton Centrum Hotel & SPA

Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel


Conference organisers will prepare an invitation letter upon request, but will take no responsibility for obtaining official invitation letters from the Immigration Office.