By air

Main international airports in Latvia are: Riga Airport (RIX) and Liepaja International Airport (LPX).

The national carrier Air Baltic offers flights from many European countries to Latvia. Air Baltic destinations include:
Austria (Vienna),
Belarus (Minsk),
Belgium (Brussels),
Denmark (Copenhagen, Billund),
Estonia (Tallinn),
Finland (Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere, Kuopio),
France (Nice, Paris),
Germany (Hannover, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin),
Greece (Athens),
Ireland (Dublin),
Italy (Venice, Milan, Rome),
Lithuania (Vilnius),
Moldova (Chisinau),
Netherlands (Amsterdam),
Norway (Oslo, Bergen Aalesund, Stavanger),
Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad),
Spain (Barcelona),
Sweden (Gothenburg, Stockholm),
Switzerland (Zurich),
Turkey (Istanbul),
Ukraine (Kiev, Odessa, Simferopol),
United Kingdom (London).

Other airlines that offer flights to Latvia include: Aeroflot, CSA, Finnair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air, Ryanair and Turkish Airlines.

Riga Airport: www.riga-airport.com
Liepaja Airport: www.liepaja-airport.lv
Air Baltic schedules: www.airbaltic.com

By sea

Main sea ports in Latvia are Riga and Ventspils. Latvia has regular ferry connections with Sweden (Tallink), Estonia (SSC Ferries), and Germany (DFDS Tor Line).

Tallink schedules: www.tallink.com
SSC Ferries: www.slkferries.ee
DFDS schedules: www.dfdstorline.com

By bus

There are direct coach services to Latvia from Estonia, Russia, Lithuania and Poland. One of companies that offers routes to Latvia is Eurolines.

Eurolines schedules: www.eurolines.lv

By train

Latvia has rail links with Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine.

By car

It is possible to enter Latvia from Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania.


By bus/tram

In Riga one can travel by bus, minibus, tram and trolleybus. Tickets can be bought on board or at kiosks.

By taxi

In Latvia there are state and private taxis. They can be found at taxi stands, hailed in the street or ordered by phone. All vehicles should be equipped with operating taximeters.

By car

Driving is on the right side of the road. International and foreign driving licenses are accepted. Driver must also have insurance documents and ownership/rental documents. It is forbidden to drive with alcohol level higher than 0.5 milligrams per milliliter of blood. The headlights must be on at all times. Driver and passengers must wear seat belts. Children under age of 4 must sit in child car seats. Speed limits: residential zones – 20 km/h, built-up areas – 50 km/h, open roads – 90 km/h, highways – 100 km/h. It is obligatory to have in the car: a fire extinguisher, replacement bulb kit, first-aid kit and a warning triangle. It is also recommended to have a visibility vest and a torch.