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04.11.2015

DB&IS 2016 will take place in the heart of Riga (Rīga in Latvian): In the main building of University of Latvia

Address: Raiņa bulvāris 19, Riga, Latvia

 

ARRIVING TO RIGA

BY PLANE

Riga International Airport (RIX) is located 13 kilometers southwest of city center. There are direct flights from 69 directions to RIX. You can see the list of airlines from here

There are two arrival halls in RIX: Schengen (Sector E) and non-Schengen (Sector C). There are more facilities in Sector E. For going to Sector E from Sector C, you should turn right after the exit and walk 20 meters, and then you can see the entrance of Sector E on your right. 

Welcome to Riga: There is a tourism information bureau Welcome to Riga in Sector E. We recommend you to visit there to take a free map of Riga and a free copy of Riga inyourpacket. You can also purchase Riga public transport tickets (e-ticket), Airport Express vouchers, mobile telephone prepaid cards, phone cards, etc. by using your credit card. 

There is a pharmacy (APTIEKA) on the second floor, which is located above Sector E. (Working hours: 5:00 – 23:00)

From Airport (Lidosta) to the city center (Old Riga - Vecrīga)

Bus No. 22: It costs € 2,00 (if you buy a ticket from the driver; €1,15 if you buy a ticket ahead of time). You can purchase bus ticket from Welcome to Riga office located in Sector E by using your credit card. There is also a "ticket vending machine" in the bus stop. You can check the time table here and the route from here. "11.novembra krastmala" and "Autoosta" are the closest stops to the old town. 

Minibus No.222: It costs € 2,00 (if you buy a ticket from the driver; €1,15 if you buy a ticket ahead of time). You can check the time table here and the route from here. "11.novembra krastmala" and "Autoosta" are the closest stops to the old town. 

Taxi: A queue of eager taxis will be waiting for you outside the arrivals hall. A typical ride to Old Riga or the city center should cost no more than € 15.

BY BUS

The website is here. The bus station is very close to the old town. After you leaving the bus station, you can see the old town on your left. 

Two international bus companies are Ecolines and LUXExpress. You can check the route map of Ecolines from here and LUX Express from here.

BY TRAIN

The train station is also very close to the old town. There are many different exits and so it is better to ask the direction to the old town. 

There are train connections from Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Minsk. You can check the website from here and time table from here.