Riga Airport is the largest one in the Baltic States, servicing around 5 million passengers per year. Located 10 kilometers west of the city, the airport is a great starting point for your Baltic holiday; the Bay of Riga, ancient cultural heritage, and art noveau architecture provide you with a myriad of possibilities to enjoy your stay. HAPPYCAR offers various attractive options for a Riga Airport car rental so that wherever you decide to go, you take control of your travels. We check the prices of international and local providers so that you don’t have to check each website, and provide you with the best deals on a Riga Airport car hire to make your money go further.
Inside Riga Airport
Built in 1973, the airport has since undergone several modernizations: 2001 saw the completion of the first remodeling effort, and 2006 saw the inauguration of the new North Terminal extension. The renovations brought the airport up to international standards, and now feature a healthy array of services and amenities. You will find business lounges, VIP services, duty-free and travel shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, and unlimited free Wi-Fi.
Take advantage of your car hire Riga Airport
While in Riga, you should take full advantage of your HAPPYCAR car rental Riga Airport by visiting some of the many attractions this beautiful city has to offer. Located on the shores of the Baltic on the Bay of Riga, the city is one of the main tourist destinations of the Baltic States. You will encounter a great array of architecture of the art noveau style, unique wooden structures dating from the 19th century, music festivals, and a myriad of interesting museums. Head to the old town district where you can visit St. Peter’s Church and Riga Cathedral; both buildings stem from the 13th century, and feature ornate structures.
If you wish to experience a true Baltic experience, you should visit the neighboring countries of Estonia and Lithuania. Approximately four hours north with your rental car you will reach the city of Tallin, Estonia; located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, the city is a popular destination due to its charming Old Town, Seaplane Harbor of Estonian Maritime Museum, Tallinn Zoo, and the Estonian Open Air Museum.
3.5 hours southeast of Riga you will come upon the city of Vilnius, Lithuania; this charming city boasts Europe's largest baroque old town, imposing Orthodox and Christian churches, and a host of other medieval style architecture.
Book now with HAPPYCAR and take full advantage of the flexibility and freedom of a car hire in Riga Airport. Our quick and hassle free service provides you with a great springboard into your adventures. The HAPPYCAR team wishes you a pleasant journey!