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Riga airport transportation

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Riga airport transportation

Hello,

What is the cheapest/best way to get to Riga Apartment Gertruda from the airport? How far of a walk will I have as I use a cane/stick. Thank you

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1. Re: Riga airport transportation

You can use my guide from to questions about Riga

for transport to centre, the 10-15 min. walk from central

station to Gertrudes iela or taxi all the way:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g274967-c…

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2. Re: Riga airport transportation

Panda taxi is super cheap, 67600006 . it will be like 10 euros or less. Bus N22 will cost 1.15 EUR. Use google maps for walking directions.

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3. Re: Riga airport transportation

Yes, Eastwood's taxi advice would have been correct but is now outdated. Panda taxi is a far better option. Cost me 7 euro from the centre to the airport last month with them.

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4. Re: Riga airport transportation

Panda taxi does not have spaces in Riga airport,

so you can only use them one way.

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5. Re: Riga airport transportation

Even better than Panda is the smartphone app Taxify. They are less expensive, there is a much shorter wait, and their drivers are of a much higher caliber that Panda. Literally everyone I know has switched from Panda to Taxify, and with good reason.

https://taxify.eu/cities/riga/

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6. Re: Riga airport transportation

I tried taxify at Riga airport tonight and was good. Ap is just like Uber (which they dont have there yet). Cost us 8 Euros to get into town, the other taxi would have cost the same. However no english so would have been hard to explain the address.

Some tips. The license plates of taxis, start with TQ.... we didnt know we were looking for a taxi as notified by the ap. Our guy was also waiting in his car upstairs outside at arrivals as they dont have to pay to wait there.

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7. Re: Riga airport transportation

The Airport is now opened to all taxi firms, including Panda. That being said, Taxify is probably the least expensive and in my experience much better than Panda on all levels.

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8. Re: Riga airport transportation

Cheapest would be to take a bus from airport to center and then walk or take one more bus to get into hotel.

https://www.rigassatiksme.lv/en/ -> From lidosta riga to Gertrudes iela (A.Caka iela)

Cheapest taxi is taxify, it requires application installed in your phone. https://taxify.eu/lv/ You can also ger a free first ride (7 euro discount) if someone invites you via watsap/email..

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9. Re: Riga airport transportation

@EastwoodDK dose the Euro 5 airport shuttle from/to Riga airport to city hotels/centre still operate. Is there a link to it ? Thanks.

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10. Re: Riga airport transportation

@Jaytara

No the airport shuttle is not going anymore.

Some hotels offer shuttle service, but often

its cheaper to take the taxi.

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