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Latvia is located on the Baltic coast. Riga can be quickly reached from major European cities by coach, by rail and by air. Air connections are especially convenient. Latvia can also be reached easily from Scandinavia by a Baltic ferry.

Latvia is close to Central Europe or the Russian capital, Moscow, is only an hour’s flight away. Meanwhile, there are convenient rail connections with Moscow, St. Petersburg and other Russian cities and CIS countries.

As the Latvian capital lies almost exactly in the centre of the country, you can reach almost any location in Latvia from Riga.

Inside Riga itself, public transportation is readily available. You can find prices and timetables for public transportation by clicking here

In the immediate area around Riga, rail is a convenient option. The train timetable is available here, while the routes are depicted here. If you would like to move further away from Riga, you may wish to use national bus connections. The bus timetable is available here.  

On average, inland public transportation in Latvia is cheaper than elsewhere in the European Union. You can find out the ticket prices of the Riga public transportation system here, and here you can view the fares of intercity trains and buses.



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