Riga is known for its old town and architecture in the Art Nouveau style. You can find the cheapest flights to Riga International Airport by using Skyscanner’s flight search feature. If you happen to have some flexibility in your travel dates use the whole month search tool to find the cheapest time to fly to Riga.
Best Time to Book a Flight to Riga
Riga has comfortable summers and cool winters. Most of the precipitation falls between November and February, but summer rains are not unusual. Winters are cold and dark with very few hours of sunshine. The best time to visit Riga is in the spring, summer, and early fall when the weather is still warm and the sun is shining. It is usually cheaper to book your flight mid week at least three months in advance. If you know when you want to fly to Riga sign up for price alerts from Skyscanner. You will be notified when the price of your chosen flight rises or falls so you can monitor fare fluctuations and find the cheapest flights to Riga.
Airlines That Fly to Riga International Airport
Riga International Airport (RIX) is an international airport serving Latvia and the Baltic states. Airlines providing service to Riga include airBaltic, Freebird Airlines, Lufthansa, Ryanair, and Turkish Airlines. You can find all airlines that fly to Latvia here.
What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport
Canadians arriving in Latvia must present a passport valid for at least three months past expected departure from the Schengen area. A tourist visa is no needed for stays of fewer than 90 days. Riga International Airport is located 10 km west of Riga. You can get to Riga from the airport by taking public transit bus number 22. You can take a taxi for the 15 minute trip to central Riga, or you can rent a car and drive yourself.
Riga Airport has four terminals and plenty of shopping and dining options including outlets for major international chains. There are also banks and currency exchange offices. The airport offers free WiFi is available throughout the airport and there is no limit on usage. Download Skyscanner’s mobile app to make sure you can stay connected to the best travel deals no matter where you go.
What to See and Do in Riga
Take a walk around Riga’s old city and enjoy the coffee houses and views from the riverbank. The art deco buildings are beautiful day and night. Visit the Latvian Ethnographic Museum for an open-air taste of the regions history. Catch one of the concerts in St. John’s Church, known for it’s large organ and impressive acoustics. Book your hotel early to make sure you have the best location for visiting Riga.
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