Riga Airport

General information

The airport is located in the centre of Latvia, close to the coast. It is the busiest airport in the Baltic states. The headquarters of Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic is located on the grounds of Riga Airport.


Where is Riga Airport situated?

Riga Airport is located west of Riga, the capital of Latvia. The airport is accessible via the national road A10 (E22).

How many terminals does Riga Airport have?

The airport consists of one terminal and two concourses. The boarding gates can be found in sectors B and C. There are two Arrivals halls at Riga Airport, known as Arrivals sector E (Arrivals from Schengen zone) and Arrivals sector C (Arrivals from non-Schengen zone).

Airport Map



The distance from Riga Airport to the centre of Riga is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Riga.

From RIX Airport to Riga City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Riga Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Riga Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Riga Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Riga Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Riga is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Riga Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From RIX Airport to Riga City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Riga Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Sixt, Enterprise, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Riga Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Riga Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Riga Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Riga Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Riga Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Riga Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • airBaltic
  • Wizz Air
  • Ryanair
  • Norwegian
  • Scandinavian Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Riga Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Airport Hotel Mara, Rīga

Airport Hotel Mara is a North American style hotel, located 2 km from the Riga International Airport and 7 km from Riga Old Town. Guests have free WiFi and free private parking at their disposal.


Sky High Hotel Airport, Rīga

Located at Riga Airport, Sky High Hotel Airport offers free parking and air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Some rooms at Sky High Hotel Airport feature a private bathroom, fitted with a shower, while some rooms have shared bathroom facilities.


Rixwell Elefant Hotel, Rīga

Rixwell Elefant Hotel is a 4-star superior hotel and it is conveniently located between Riga International Airport, which is a 5-minute drive away, and the city centre.

Hotels in Riga

Looking for the best hotels in Riga? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel, Riga, Rīga

Located in Riga, 550 metres from the Freedom Monument, the Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel offers spacious, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. It also has a sauna and fitness centre.


Wellton Riga Hotel & SPA, Rīga

This Superior 4-star modern hotel Wellton Riga Hotel & SPA is located in the heart of Old Town and features a restaurant Tapas Tapas where guests are served Latvian and European cuisine.


Viktorija, Rīga

The Viktorija Hotel is housed in a renovated Art Nouveau building in the centre of Riga, a 15-minute walk of the Old Town. It features elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Riga Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Riga: Entrance Ticket - House of the Black Heads

Welcome to the House of the Black Heads, one of the most beautiful buildings in Riga. Travel through the centuries as you explore its premises of the House of the Black Heads.


Riga: Culture and Food Tasting Tour

Discover the best of Riga’s food and culture on a 4-hour walking tour of three of its "must see" districts. Enter the heart of medieval Riga in the Old Town. Explore the world’s largest collection of Art Nouveau architecture, and go to Central Market.

Tour & transport

Best of Riga Walking Tour

Old Riga is the heart of Riga, however, not all places of it are shown to tourists. On this tour, you will see a lot of these places that are not known.


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