Riga International Airport is situated 10km west of Latvia
’s capital, Riga
. You can fly into Riga Airport from London Gatwick
amongst many others. All of these locations we offer hire cars from, so you may choose to hire a one way rental and leave your car at one of the airports or collect and return to and from Riga Airport.
Distance to Riga City Center:
Riga Airport is located approximately 10 kilometers (about 6.2 miles) southwest of Riga's city center. The drive to the city center usually takes around 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Latvia does not have many toll roads, and you won't typically encounter toll booths on your journey from Riga Airport to the city center.
Traffic: Traffic in Riga can vary depending on the time of day. Rush hours and busy times may lead to congestion, so be prepared for slower traffic during these periods.
Road Signs: Road signs in Riga are in both Latvian and English, making it easier for English-speaking visitors to navigate the city.
Speed Limits: Pay attention to speed limits, as they are strictly enforced in Latvia. Speed limits are typically posted on road signs.