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The Baltics biggest city and Latvia’s capital. Riga’s center has won its UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. The old town has many bars and restaurants and a vibrant nightlife. There are enough sites to visit here and a good way to move around is by renting a cheap car.

Riga Airport Car RentalRiga International Airport, the grandest airport in the Baltic

Riga International Airport is the largest airport in the Baltic States. Located in Latvia, this airport is directly connected to over thirty countries and is a launch off base for over eighty countries. The joint stock government owned company is the hub of some four airlines.

Facilities at the airport

There are a number of facilities at the airport including;

  • ATM machines
  • Information desks
  • Duty free stores
  • restaurants
Ground Transport at Riga International Airport
  • Taxi: The airport has three taxi services that operate within the airport;
  • Parking facilities: The airport has three parking slots with a space that can hold some 1500 cars. The time fixed for the parking time is both on a short term and long term basis- typically the first thirty minutes of parking are usually free;
  • Bus service: There is a bus service here that runs between Riga city centre and the airport. There is also a bus shuttle service that operates between the Riga Airport and the Reval Hotel Lativia. This shuttle service is operated by Air Baltic. And still on buses, there is an International connection from the airport to the cities in Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and Russia.
  • Car hire services: There are a number of car rental facilities that have vendors within the terminals of these hotels. There are both independent players as well as International Car hire brands that have pitched tent here. Typically these car hire firms will levy a service charge that incorporates a sales tax, the cost of purchasing an insurance package, and some fuel charge. All these car rental facilities have an online booking option available to the client.
Places to visit in Riga

Whether you are in Riga for a few hours or intend to stay a bit longer, there are one or two attractions within the city that you could visit, these are listed below:

  • Museums, Aquariums, Zoos: There are a total of eighteen museums in Riga. Apart from the usual art, and craft museum, most of the museums her e capture war history – the world wars, the Jewish pogroms in Europe, and that sort of thing. There is a zoo, and an aquarium with a rich display of marine life.
  • Religious sites: There are basically five religious sites in the Riga region- the St. Peter’s Church and the St. Mary’s Dome Cathedral are the most grand. The attraction with these religious sites is not only the fact that they are sacrosanct, but also because of the grand architecture.
  • The Vermanese Park: This is the sole park in the city of Riga, and it is aptly termed as the Green Space in the City. It is a park that you do well to visit.
What hotels are around the airport?

There are a number of possible hotels that you can put up in: the old Riga palace, the Old City Boutique Hotel, and the Neiburs hotel are but some of the hotels within the city of Riga. These three hotels have been mentioned on account of the fact that they are the hotels that travelers are raving about. Whether you are passing through Riga or putting down roots here for awhile try and enjoy your stay in this metropolis.

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Travel Restrictions Riga

Please note that if you intend to travel across country or state borders, restrictions may apply. Such cross-border charges may be applied at the rental desk.


Riga has approximately 639,630 inhabitants.

Meet and greet at Riga Airport

Not all car rental companies at Riga Airport have an office at in the arrivals hall, thefore a  representative from the car rental supplier will meet you in the airport terminal at the ‘Meet and Greet’ to take you to your rental car.


When traveling we advise to carry some Euros to avoid any unwanted surprises. At Riga Airport there are Money Exchange offices in order to change your local currency.

Time zone

The local time code for Riga is EEST.


When traveling to Riga make sure to check the local weather conditions in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises.



Toll roads in Riga Airport

In many cities and countries you have toll roads, most toll roads you can pay with cash or with your credit card, however some car rental companies offer electronic toll devices, depending on the car rental agent the price this toll device is included in the rental price or not, in the detailed terms of each car rental agent you can find this information. The electronic toll device allows automatic payments of all fees due for passing through any electronic toll barrier, when you arrive at the car rental desk you can activate this toll device and the toll expenses will be automatically paid in your credit card.

Car Rental Insurance

Most of the rental cars have a standard Collision Damage Waiver/Loss Damage Waiver with excess included in the rental price, this insurance covers damage to the rental car up until a certain amount. The excess amount will be blocked on the main driver's credit card and will be unblocked on the save return of the car. offers full protection insurance from Allianz and AXA for a complete peace of mind.

Renting a car with more than 1 driver

A rental car can only be driven by the main driver but there is a possibility to add an additional driver which mostly has an extra fee. You can find out how much it is by checking the detailed terms and conditions. The extra driver will need to be present at the local rental office when picking up the car to show his/her driver license. Some restrictions may apply. Please check the detailed terms and conditions for this information.

Age requirements to rent a car in Riga Airport

Most car rental agents allow you to rent a car when you are 21, however a young drivers fees will be applicable up to 24 years and normally with 21 years you can only rent mini to compact categories. Maximum age to rent a car is 75 years but this depends on car rental agent. We advise you, to check the detailed terms and conditions of each car rental agent. 

Where to rent a car offers car rental in more than 35000 locations, at all major airports and cities and railway stations. Below on this page you see a map with all the car rental companies we work with in Riga Airport.

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Facts about car rental in Riga Airport

  • Last month, the average car rental length at Riga Airport was 3 days.
  • The average rental car length at Riga Airport is 6 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently at Riga Airport is INTERMEDIATE cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type at Riga Airport were INTERMEDIATE cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Riga Airport? Last month, the average car rental price was 68 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car at Riga Airport? Last year, the average car rental price was 301 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a at Riga Airport? Last month, the average rental price was 23 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car at Riga Airport over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 54 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available at Riga Airport are: Alamo, National, surprice, Enterprise, Green Motion, Carwiz, Car4rent.

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Call center opening hours

[EST] Mon - Fri: 03:00 - 16:00  Sat - Sun : 03:00 - 11:00

[GMT] Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 16:00  Sat - Sun : 08:00 - 16:00

Call center opening hours

Mon - Fri

Sat - Sun

03:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00



03:00 - 11:00
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Contact us by Phone
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  • Spain (+34) 914 141 480Spain(+34) 914 141 480
  • Australia (+61) 1800 210 813Australia (+61) 1800 210 813
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  • Belgium (+32) 02 400 4165Belgium (+32) 02 400 4165
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  • Mexico (+52) 557 1000 321Mexico (+52) 557 1000 321
  • Poland (+48) 221 165 898Poland (+48) 221 165 898
  • Romania (+40) 312 295 047Romania (+40) 312 295 047
  • Russia (+74) 999 710 053Russia (+74) 999 710 053
  • Saudi Arabia (+966) 800 8500 803Saudi Arabia (+966) 800 8500 803
  • Sweden (+46) 852 503 101Sweden (+46) 852 503 101
  • Switzerland (+41) 445 510 212Switzerland (+41) 445 510 212
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Riga Airport Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Riga Car Rental with an average of 9.20 based on 5 ratings.

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Mr Mark

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April 22, 2017



All was ok

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Mr Christopher

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November 19, 2016


Good Value

Hired a small car 3 min shuttle in minibus to car park .did ask for full to full but it was 3/8 tank and return 3/8 didn't like that .vehicle not really clean but i wasn't tha bothered.cigarette lighter point did not work for my sat nav lead worth checking before you set off. all in all a couple of minor complaints but for the price £43 for 6 days hire i was happy!

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Mr Richard
Green Motion

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July 05, 2016


Good Experience

I had a good experience with green motion.

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Mr Armand

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June 15, 2016


Location Riga

No problem, almost new vehicle very clean. speed ​​and quality of service.rni recommend

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Mr Stoyan
Latvia Prime Car Rent

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November 18, 2015


Stoyan Makaveev

I was very happy renting car with rentalcargroup.