How Much it Cost to Travel to Riga: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Dec 2023

With a location that is remote for most travelers, Riga and all of Latvia aren’t obvious destinations unless you are on a serious tour of the region. Those who go to the trouble to reach Riga will be rewarded with a pleasant and handsome city center along with very low prices (by European standards) for most everything.

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Travel Costs to Riga

Population 720,000
Area 1,100,000
Timezone UTC+2
Currency Euro
Airports Riga International Airport (RIX)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$54.08
1 USD = 0.9300 EUR
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What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Riga?

Riga Hotel Seasons

Riga Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar12.90 - 32.26
starstarstarstarstar36.56 - 53.76
starstarstarstarstar45.16 - 75.27
starstarstarstarstar43.01 - 129.03
starstarstarstarstar102.15 - 204.30

Riga Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed4.30 - 23.66

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Riga?

Location Description Type Price(USD)
National History Museum of LatviaEven without many English-language displays this is a quick way to learn the local history.
adults
students
seniors
3.23
1.08
1.08

What’s the average price of food and drink in Riga?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you'll still have cheap options nearby.3.23 - 5.38
Budget lunchPancakes, blinis, and potatoes are among the many cheap local options here.5.38 - 7.53
Budget dinnerEven sit-down meals with a meat dish are very affordable in Riga if you go local.7.53 - 13.98
Beer (.5l)As always, the local lager is the cheapest option.2.15 - 4.30

What are the costs of transportation in Riga?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center18.28 - 26.88
Minibus from airport to city center8.60
Public bus from airport to city center2.15
3km taxi ride in Riga6.45 - 7.53
Public bus, trolley, or tram ride1.08 - 2.15
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When to visit Riga

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January28181.3
February29181.1
March37241.1
April51341.6
May61431.7
June68502.5
July71543.4
August70532.9
September61463.0
October51392.4
November39312.2
December33241.8

Riga Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:22am6:40pm
21 Jun4:30am10:21pm
21 Sep7:07am7:25pm
21 Dec9:00am3:34pm

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