Public transportation

Riga has four methods of public transportation – tram, trolleybus, bus and expressbuss.


Public transport operates between 5:30 and 23:30. Timetables, fares and purchase information are available in Latvian, Russian and English at

Transit bus No 22 operates between Riga International Airport and the city centre.

Tickets can be purchased in advance - at newspaper and magazine kiosks, ticket vending machines or at the Riga Tourism Information Center on Rātslaukums Square 6.

 It is possible to purchase an e-ticket for a certain number of rides:

  • one ride EUR 1,15,
  • five rides EUR 5,75,
  • ten rides EUR 10,90 and
  • twenty rides EUR 20,70.
  • It is also possible to purchase a 24-hour ticket EUR 5,00,
  • a three-day ticket EUR 10,00, or
  • a five-day ticket EUR 15,00.

An e-ticket can be used on all Riga public transportation. Each passenger must purchase his or her own e-ticket.

Passengers without a valid ticket are subject to penalty fare of 20 to 50 euros.

Baggage transportation information on Riga public transportation can be found here

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