University of Latvia
Raina blvd. 19
From the airport "RIGA"
By plane : Lidosta Riga international Airport is connected with all the greatest European cities.
The airport "RIGA" is located 13 km southwest of Riga. There is a special
shuttle bus service "Airport
Express" to the city center but it costs EUR
5. A cheaper option
is to take
bus No 22
which goes to the center of Riga for the price of a regular ticket bought
from the bus driver (EUR 1.00). The ride is approximately 30 minutes long
and the bus leaves every 20 minutes from 05:45 a.m. till 11:50 p.m.
A taxi can take you to the center in 15 - 20 minutes. Prepare to pay
15-20 EUR. Allow extra time, if traveling by bus or taxi during the rush
Airport inquiries service: calls from Latvia 1187, calls from abroad +371 29311187
From the central railway terminal
There are railway connections with St.Petersburg, Moscow, Truskavets and Simferopol. The central railway terminal is located in the central part of Riga. It will take you a 5 - 10 minutes walk to get to the Old Town, the major hotels and to the University of Latvia.
Information service: tel: + 371 1181
From the bus terminal
There are bus connections with all the neighbouring countries. The main route from Western Europe runs to Riga from Berlin, via Warsaw and Vilnius. The bus terminal is also situated in the center of Riga, next to the railway terminal. The luggage room is open from 05:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tram No 7 will take you to the center which is just one stop ahead. If you choose to walk, it will take you 5 - 10 minutes to reach the Old Town.
Information service: tel: 1188 (local); +371 90000009 (international).
From the ferry terminal
The ferry terminal is about 1.5 km away from the center of Riga. It is
possible to take trams N 5, 7 or 9 for the price of regular ticket bought
from the tram driver in the first wagon of the tram (EUR 1.00). The tram
stop is situated on Ausekla iela in front of the terminal. Ride two stops.
Information service: tel: + 371 67099700