Riga International Airport (RIX)
Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south west of
Time: Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to
Bus 22 has a direct service between the airport and the city
centre; the bus stop is located opposite the terminal behind the
car park. Bus 22A is an express service connects the airport to
city centre and centrally located hotels, but some hotels provide
their own shuttle services. Taxis are also available outside the
terminal building, taking approximately 15 minutes to the city
centre, and costing about LVL 9.
Car rental companies include well-known names like Avis, Budget,
Hertz and National and can be found on the first level of the
Facilities include banks and currency exchange bureaux,
duty-free shopping, restaurants and cafes, left luggage, postal
facilities, a pharmacy and a variety of shops. Facilities for those
with special needs are good and passengers should notify their
airline about their requirements before travel.
Short and long-term parking is available.
Departure Tax: None.