How to get to and from hundreds of the world's airports by car, bus, train and other forms of public transport.
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in Latvian is: Lidosta
ShuttleDirect. Online booking. Exceptional value on shuttle, taxi,
microbus and coach transfer.
6 km/4 Miles E of the city centre.
To Liepaja town ~LVL 4.50.
By Bus: Bus #2 (not to be
confused with with mini-bus #2) runs every 40-60 mins from airport, with
numerous stops including at the Liva Hotel, to the city center. Travel time is
about 20 min. Cost: LVL 0.25. Tickets can be bought from the driver and
must be validated after purchase. A problem might be that at this airport there
is no Bureau de Change/ Currency exchange office. There is only a cash
dispenser, but the smallest latvian banknote is 5 LVL, and the driver may be
unable to change it.
Rental Cars: Car hire is available on prior request by phone/fax to +371 34 07592 or e-mail:
ATM/Cash machine at the airport, but no Bureau de Change/Currency Exchange.
There is a free drinking water dispenser both before and after security control.
Dec09 ADV. [back].[top]
km/7 Miles WSW of the City.
By Taxi: To the city centre LVL
6-10/15-25 mins. Tel
+371 7207509 or 800 1313.
to Riga city centre:
||Leaves from Abrenes Street in the city centre and runs to and from the airport.
To board the bus at the airport look for the bus stop across the car park from
Airport - Best Western Hotel Maria - Zolitudes iela - Pleskodales iela -
Apuzes iela - Ventspils iela - Remontu Mehaniska rupnica - Pasts - Mensila
iela - Slokas iela - Daugavgrivas iela - Kugu iela - 11 Novembra Krastonala
& Stockmann shopping centre in the city. Timings: Runs
every 10–30 mins 0530-2240 & takes ~30 mins.
Cost: LVL 0.70.
Pay the driver on board. The bus is cheap and easy to use with
computerised displays of the next stop.
Notes from a Traveller July 2010: Most
local people use e-tickets which can be bought in advance in some shops and
most kiosks and should be authorised by on-board devices before every trip.
E-tickets can be bought for one or multiple trips and are one trip with
e-ticket is cheaper than with a single trip tickets, which you can buy from
Some hotels run shuttle services to and from the airport.
The Radisson SAS runs a free bus for guests every few hours, as does the
On-Airport Rental Car Providers:
Click here to book ----->
Trawler Car Hire.
Parking: Short term parking is right in front of the terminal. each
30 mins LVL 0.30. Long term parking is a little further away. LVL 2.50 per day.
Cash machines are on both levels. ◊urrency exchange office opens
0600-2200 and is on the left as you clear customs.
Airport Hotels. Click here to book!
Airport Tel No:
Steve's Tip: The Bus (#22) is very cheap, easy to use and runs
Jan11 ADV. Visited