9th PAMIR International Conference on
9th PAMIR International Conference on
Fundamental and Applied MHD
Thermo acoustic and Space technologies
Fundamental and Applied MHD
Thermo acoustic and Space technologies
   June 16 - 20, 2014 - Riga - Latvia.   | Home | IPUL Home | MHD-Online | Contacts |

    Travel Information


    University of Latvia
    Raina blvd. 19
    LV-1586 Riga


    From the airport "RIGA"

    By plane : Lidosta Riga international Airport is connected with all the greatest European cities. The airport "RIGA" is located 13 km southwest of Riga. There is a special shuttle bus service "Airport Express" to the city center but it costs EUR 5. A cheaper option is to take bus No 22 which goes to the center of Riga for the price of a regular ticket bought from the bus driver (EUR 1.00). The ride is approximately 30 minutes long and the bus leaves every 20 minutes from 05:45 a.m. till 11:50 p.m.

    A taxi can take you to the center in 15 - 20 minutes. Prepare to pay 15-20 EUR. Allow extra time, if traveling by bus or taxi during the rush hours.

    Airport inquiries service: calls from Latvia 1187, calls from abroad +371 29311187

    From the central railway terminal

    There are railway connections with St.Petersburg, Moscow, Truskavets and Simferopol. The central railway terminal is located in the central part of Riga. It will take you a 5 - 10 minutes walk to get to the Old Town, the major hotels and to the University of Latvia.

    Information service: tel: + 371 1181

    From the bus terminal

    There are bus connections with all the neighbouring countries. The main route from Western Europe runs to Riga from Berlin, via Warsaw and Vilnius. The bus terminal is also situated in the center of Riga, next to the railway terminal. The luggage room is open from 05:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tram No 7 will take you to the center which is just one stop ahead. If you choose to walk, it will take you 5 - 10 minutes to reach the Old Town.

    Information service: tel: 1188 (local); +371 90000009 (international).

    From the ferry terminal

    The ferry terminal is about 1.5 km away from the center of Riga. It is possible to take trams N 5, 7 or 9 for the price of regular ticket bought from the tram driver in the first wagon of the tram (EUR 1.00). The tram stop is situated on Ausekla iela in front of the terminal. Ride two stops.

    Information service: tel: + 371 67099700

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