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Airports with direct flights to Riga
What airlines fly to Riga from Israel?
airBaltic operates flights from Terminal 3 at Ben Gurion Airport on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Wizz Air offers cheap flights from Tel Aviv Terminal 1 on Mondays and Fridays, and from Ovda on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Cheap flights to Riga arrive at Riga International Airport (RIX), located in the Mārupe Municipality west of Riga. Bus 22 operates direct services to Riga city center. There are also minibuses 222 and 241. Tickets can be purchased at the Welcome to Riga! Bureau in Arrivals Hall E, from a ticket vending machine at the bus stop and in retail outlets at Levels 1 and 2 of the terminal. Taxi service will take you to Riga city center and other destinations. If you take a taxi, your journey time will be about 20 minutes, depending on traffic. The tariffs are published on the passenger side door of each cab. If you wish to rent a car compare prices on Skyscanner Car Rental.
When to go to Riga?
The weather in Riga is colder compared to Tel Aviv year-round. The average temperature in July-August is 20-21. The best time to find cheap flights to Riga is May-June and September when the average temperatures range between 15-20. From October the weather becomes colder, and between December and March, it rarely goes above 0.
What to see and do in Riga?
Cheap flights to Riga will land you in the capital of Latvia, home to the largest concentration of German Art Nouveau architecture in the world. It is not hard to see why the called it “Paris of the East.” Riga's timeless beauty and elegance are evident on every street in every building, with a skyline sketched out in steeples and turrets.
The charming old town and the area around the Freedom Monument draw travelers from all over Europe, east and west, while the quaint winding streets of the Town Square, the pretty Town Hall and Riga's oldest church, St Peter’s, are all well worth exploring. Be sure to purchase a Riga Card that will give you discounted access to the city's transport, museums and attractions like the Natural History Museum and Museum of Modern Art, to name but a few. There is enough opera, theatre and live music in Riga to keep you going for months.
There is plenty of nightlife to keep you going until dawn if you can't bear the thought of going to bed. For downtempo beats, look no further than the Gioja Tea Room, or perhaps Leningrad's with its distinctive retro Soviet interior while the Skyline bar is the place to be at sunset. Don't forget to take time out from international cuisines and taste Latvia's heartwarmingly delicious dishes. After you have booked your cheap flights to Riga, save money on accommodations too. Check the offers that we have on Skyscanner Hotels.
This information is correct as of January 2018
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