AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS TO LATVIA
Riga International Airport is the only major airport in the country. The only gateway to reach Latvia by plane. In fact, all international flights from most European countries and some Asian countries arrive here. Riga airport is located on the western outskirts of the city. The airline with the most flights to Riga airport is Latvia’s flag carrier, AirBaltic. The Irish low cost airline Ryanair also offers numerous connections from the main European countries.
There are numerous direct flights to Latvia from other European countries. Obviously the flag carrier Air Baltic is the one that has the most air connections with other European capitals. There are also numerous air connections to the main capitals of the countries that were part of the old Soviet Union.
TRAINS TO LATVIA
Latvia’s railway lines span over 2,300 km. The main node of the country is the capital Riga, from here the routes leading to Lithuania, Estonia and Russia. The cities of Daugavpils and Rēzekne are also important hubs in the country’s rail network. Latvia is also connected by rail with Belarus.
BUS TO LATVIA
International transport: Latvia is well connected with neighboring countries by a bus network which, starting from the capital Riga, connects Latvia with Russia, Belarus, Estonia and Lithuania.
National Transport: Bus connections between the main cities of the country are rather widespread. While those with the smaller centers are less frequent.
FERRIES TO LATVIA
International transport: The most important ports of Latvia are in addition to that of the capital Riga those of Liepāja, and Ventspils. The country is connected with ferries that cross the Baltic Sea with Germany (Lübeck, Rostock), Sweden (Stockholm, Nynashamn, Karlshamn), and with the island of Mintu (Sāremā) in Estonia.
The climate of Latvia.