How to come to Riga?
No visas are required for the citizens of EU, the European Economic Area and the Swiss Confederation. More detailed information at https://www.pmlp.gov.lv/en/home/services/visas-and-invitations/
There are many transport options to Riga.
The Riga airport is widely connected with the cities of the EU, Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg), Eastern European and Asian countries (Kiev, Minsk, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Tashkent), the USA (New York) etc. It is served by many airlines – Airbaltic, Ryanair, Finnair, Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot and others. More information at https://www.riga-airport.com.
The Riga Airport is located 13 km from the centre of Riga.
If you need a transfer from the airport, please inform us as early as possible, see contacts.
Riga International Bus Station (https://www.autoosta.lv/?lang=en) is located in Prague 1.The companies offering passenger services in the Baltics, Eastern and Western Europe are Ecolines (https://ecolines.net/international/en) and Eurolines (https://www.eurolines.lt/en/). Lux express (https://luxexpress.eu/en) offers passenger services in the Baltic States, Warsaw, Moscow, Minsk and St. Petersburg.
From Moscow, St. Petersburg and Minsk. See more https://travel.ldz.lv/en.
From Stockholm to Riga. For more information, see https://www.tallinksilja.com/en/book-a-cruise. The Ferry Terminal building is located on Eksporta Street 1, walking distance from the Old Town.
From Nynäshamn (Sweden) to Ventspils (161 km from Riga). Then take a car / public bus to Riga.
From Traveminde (Germany) to Liepaja (218 km from Riga). For more information see https://www.stenaline.lv/no-latvijas. Then take a car / public bus to Riga.
For public intercity bus traffic, see https://www.1188.lv/satiksme
A personal car
The major roads connect Riga with Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kaunas and Vilnius. The maximum permitted speed in cities is 50 km/h, and outside the populated areas – 90 km/h, unless otherwise specified. On some roads, the maximum allowed speed is 100 km/h. The headlamps must be switched on during the daytime.