Public transportation

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

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

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.

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