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Car Rental at Riga Airport

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Riga Airport, Riga, Latvia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
LatRent
$13.29 / per day
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Compact
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
AddCar
$13.38 / per day
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Mini
VW Up or similar
VW Up
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
$14.45 / per day
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Intermediate
Toyota Corolla Sedan or similar
Toyota Corolla Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$20.00 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
VW Passat or similar
VW Passat
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
TOPRENT Latvia
$24.23 / per day
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Minivan
VW Caravelle or similar
VW Caravelle
  • 9x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$32.16 / per day
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Standard Elite
Toyota C-HR or similar
Toyota C-HR
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Five Stars Car Rent
$33.44 / per day
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Compact Elite
Infiniti Q30 or similar
Infiniti Q30
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
EASYCARS Latvia
$45.01 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2020-11-23. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Latvian
Currency
EUR
Country code
371
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%
Rating
9.0
Riga Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Rent a car at Riga Airport! Then drive to the city center, find a parking spot, and start walking. Head to Old Town to see the House of the Blackheads, Dome Cathedral, and so much more. Check out the Art Nouveau buildings around Alberta Street. And visit museums like the Latvian National Museum of Art and the Museum of Riga’s History and Navigation. 

Explore the Central Market; then head southeast to the Moscow District. This part of town used to have a bad rap, but it’s up and coming now; full of beautiful old buildings and parks, it’s a great place to learn about Riga’s Jewish and Old Believer communities. On the other side of the Daugava River, the Āgenskalns neighborhood is another gem with its wooden architecture, markets, and active cultural scene. 

Riga’s a great destination, but Latvia has even more to offer, so why not extend your stay? With a longer term car rental deal you can visit the countryside in Vidzeme and Latgale, head to beautiful Kuldīga and the windy beaches in Liepāja, or explore nature in the Gauja and Slītere national parks. You can even drive to nearby Lithuania or Estonia, or all the way to St. Petersburg. Picking up your rental car at Riga Airport and dropping it off in a different city is easy. Start planning your adventure today!

Riga Airport is also known as Starptautiskā lidosta Rīga.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Moscow
  • Frankfurt
  • Helsinki
  • Oslo
  • Stockholm

Main airlines

airBaltic, Ryanair, Wizz Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Aeroflot, and Lufthansa

Terminals

There’s a single passenger terminal. Departure sectors A, B, and C1 to C6 serve flights inside the Schengen Area while departure sectors C7 to C21 serve flights outside the Schengen Area. The new North Pier was finished in 2016 as part of the airport’s expansion. All sectors and gates are located in one building, and you can easily walk between them.

Location

The airport is about 13 km (8.1 mi) west of the city center. Motorway P133, Lielirbes Street, Kalnciema Street, and Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street are the main streets connecting Riga Airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Station wagons - from $43 per day
  • Large cars - from $37 per day
  • Medium cars - from $29 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $69 per day
  • Premium cars - from $159 per day
  • Small cars - from $23 per day
  • SUVs - from $59 per day

Car rental desks

Most are on the ground floor of the airport building, next to arrivals sector E.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a nice choice of cafeterias, bars, pizzerias, and restaurants, a couple of them serving traditional Latvian food, as well as gift shops and stores, and duty-free outlets available to passengers leaving the EU. You’ll also find ATMs, two lounges, an on-site hotel, a lost and found office, a pharmacy, spa, barber shop, post office, and a chapel. There is free unlimited Wi-Fi throughout the airport. The left luggage service is on the ground floor. The airport is fully accessible to travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Circle K, located at Kārļa Ulmaņa gatve 127, can be reached in about six minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Riga Airport and on the way to downtown Riga.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Tallinn (327 km / 203 mi)
  • Vilnius (303 km / 188 mi)
  • Liepāja (212 km / 131 mi)
  • Jūrmala (34 km / 21 mi)
  • Palanga (267 km / 166 mi)
  • Daugavpils (232 km / 144 mi)

Airport info

Rating
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.5
  • Departure and check-in 7.6
  • Terminal facilities 7.1
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.4
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.4
  • Lounge 5.0

Riga Airport (RIX)

  • IATA: RIX
  • ICAO: EVRA
  • Name: Riga Airport (RIX)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 74,839
  • Passengers (per year): 6,097,765
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +371 6720-70-09
  • Email: office@riga-airport.com

Top 6 Locations near Riga Airport

  1. 1.1 km / 0.7 miles away
  2. Car Rental at Riga Port from $15.22 per day
    1.3 km / 0.8 miles away
  3. 3.2 km / 2.0 miles away
  4. Car Rental Riga Agenskalns from $15.22 per day
    4.9 km / 3.0 miles away
  5. 54.5 km / 33.9 miles away
  6. 190.5 km / 118.4 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Riga Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Riga Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Riga Airport
$38.58
January
$29.91
February
$37.41
March
$28.92
April
$33.10
May
$36.17
June
$53.36
July
$56.54
August
$33.22
September
$37.59
October
$25.38
November
$25.38
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Riga Airport is November when prices for an Economy class start from $25.38. You can see that this is 30% cheaper than the yearly average and 55% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $56.54 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Riga Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in August the average rental period is 13 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
7
February
7
March
8
April
7
May
8
June
7
July
13
August
6
September
4
October
4
November
6
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Riga Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Riga Airport in August, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
62%
January
51%
February
49%
March
81%
April
95%
May
80%
June
108%
July
653%
August
4%
September
5%
October
5%
November
6%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Toyota CH-R 4 3 SUVs
GreenMotion VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 4 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
AddCar VW Golf 4 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Ace Rent a car VW Golf 5 4 Medium cars
AddCar Opel Corsa 5 2 Small cars
AddCar Honda CR-V 5 2 SUVs
AddCar VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
VW Golf
June 22, 2019
We hired the car to drive from Riga to Kuldiga and the surrounding area. Roads were generally quiet with very little traffic, a pleasure to drive.

Top 19 Suppliers at Riga Airport in 2020

LatRent
Exceptional 9.6
+37124554455
SJSC RIGA International Airport 10/1 RIGA Airport Marupe district LV 1053
$13 - $37
Five Stars Car Rent
Exceptional 9.4
+37127444888
Lidosta, Mārupe, LV-1053, Riga
$14 - $206
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Exceptional 9.3
+37167207710
Tehnikas iela 1, Riga, LV-1053
$60 - $217
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-18:00
Sat:10:00-18:00
Sun:10:00-18:00
Carwiz
Carwiz
Exceptional 9.3
+37128660022
SJSC RIGA International Airport, 10/1 RIGA Airport, Marupe district
$14 - $35
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
+37129338899
TERMINAL E ARRIVAL HALL, LIDOSTA RIGA 10/1
RentClub
Exceptional 9.2
+37128888080
Airport, P133, Mārupe, LV-1053, Riga
$19 - $309
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
+37129338899
TERMINAL E ARRIVAL HALL, LIDOSTA RIGA 10/1
$26 - $112
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+37129338899
TERMINAL E ARRIVAL HALL, LIDOSTA RIGA 10/1
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+37167207121
Riga International Airport
$27 - $159
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+37167207825
AIRPORT TERMINAL
$25 - $44
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:00
Tue:09:00-23:00
Wed:09:00-23:00
Thu:09:00-23:00
Fri:09:00-23:00
Sat:09:00-23:00
Sun:09:00-23:00
AddCar
Excellent 8.5
+37126008000 / +37126589674
Dzirnieku 6, Riga
$13 - $37
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+37167207353
Riga International Airport Marupes Pag.
$29 - $49
Working hours
Mon:08:30-23:59
Tue:08:30-23:59
Wed:08:30-23:59
Thu:08:30-23:59
Fri:08:30-23:59
Sat:09:30-23:59
Sun:09:30-23:59
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
29338899
Terminal E Arrival Hall
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
GreenMotion
Excellent 8.3
+37127069670 / +37127012769
Riga International Airport 10-1 Riga Airport, Marupe district, LV 1053
$14 - $53
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Keddy
Excellent 8.1
+37167207825
AIRPORT TERMINAL
$20 - $36
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:00
Tue:09:00-23:00
Wed:09:00-23:00
Thu:09:00-23:00
Fri:09:00-23:00
Sat:09:00-23:00
Sun:09:00-23:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+37129153302 / 37129153302
Ziemelu street 22
$20 - $48
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
RightCars
Very good 7.3
+37167859901 / +37126440640
Ziemeļu iela 4–61,Mārupes nov., LV-1053
Prime Car Rent
Prime Car Rent
Very good 7.2
+37120620080 / +37128441166
LV-1046, Lielirbes iela 1, Zemgales priekspilseta, Riga
$19 - $45
Surprice
Very good 7
+37127444888
Arrival zone: Lidosta, Riga 10/1 Mrupes novads LV-1053
$28 - $43
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-18:00
Sat:10:00-15:00
Sun:10:00-15:00
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