Getting here

Getting here

Everything in or close to the centre
With its strategic location among the Baltic States Riga has excellent connections to both the region as well as from Scandinavia and continental Europe.

By air
The Riga International Airport has daily arrivals and departures to both the Baltic States and most major European cities. The airport is at Jurmala, 14km (8mi) west of the city centre. It is possible to obtain a visa at the airport according to the state regulations on immigration. Most of the airlines that land here have also their offices at the airport.

Please plan your attendance early to buy your airline ticket at a reasonable price.

For more travel details please see:
Riga International airport

By Ferry
There are direct ferries from Stockholm, Sweden. The Riga Passenger Port (Juras pasazieru stacija) is situated at the heart of the city.


By Bus
There are direct buses to Riga from all the Nordic Counties and Germany, Poland, Russia, Belarus, Estonia and Lithuania. The Bus Station (Autoosta) is just south of the Old Town in the middle of the city

Riga International coach terminal

By Train
You can take trains to Moscow, St Petersburg , Minsk and many other cities in the Baltic States and Eastern Europe. Riga's main train station (Centrala Stacija) are close to the Bus Station in easy walking distance.

Latvian Railway