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About Riga International Airport
Located on Mazeju 1 in the Marupe district, approximately six miles from the Latvian capital of Riga, Riga International Airport is serviced by about a dozen scheduled airlines, including Finnair, Lot, and Lufthansa. The airport dates back to 1971 and was renovated in 2001. Book your choice of flights from Riga to destinations throughout Europe and beyond through ebookers.
Parking at the Airport
Long-term parking is available in the P2 and P3 parking lots. The P2 lot is about a two-minute walk from the departure terminal, and a day’s parking can be had there for LVL 3. At the slightly more distant P3 lot, parking costs LVL 2.50 per day. Luggage trolleys are available at both lots, and you pay for parking when you retrieve your car upon return from your trip.
Ground Transportation to Riga International Airport
For only LVL 3, you can board the Air Baltic Shuttle at one of several central points in Riga and reach the airport in no more than twenty minutes. The service begins at 4:25 a.m. and ends around midnight. You do not have to be an Air Baltic passenger to use the shuttle, and you can even buy your ticket on board. Public buses and minibuses from the city to the airport are available at prices from LVL 0.45 to 0.70. A private taxi ride from central Riga to Riga International Airport costs between LVL 8 and LVL 10, and the trip takes about fifteen minutes. No matter how you get to the airport, remember that you can save more on a rental car at your destination by booking in advance with ebookers.
Before Your Flight
You have plenty of choices for enjoying a cup of coffee and a quick breakfast before you board your flight from Riga. The airport features five cafes: Costa Coffee, Coffee Nation, Buffet, Lama, and Pascucci. If you want a full meal, choose between T. G. I. Friday’s or Lido, or enjoy a slice of pizza at the Pizza Bar.
Newark International Airport
Planning a trip to Newark is easier with ebookers. When you use ebookers, you can find affordable hotels and cheaper flights to your destination. One of the major airports in the region is the Newark Liberty International Airport. The airport is located about fifteen miles from Midtown Manhattan and services airlines such as Air Canada, British Airways, Alitalia, and Lufthansa. Built with three passenger terminals, the Newark International airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, handling millions of passengers each year.
Traveling from the Newark International Airport
There are numerous transportation options available to you when you leave the airport. Many visitors prefer the convenience of taking a taxi, which costs approximately $18 to go to the city centre Newark and as much as $70 to go to New York. Travellers in search of a more affordable alternative can travel using the airport's public transportation system. Buses arrive every quarter of an hour and cost a flat rate of $16 for a one-way trip or $28 for a round trip. There are several car rental booths located within the airport as well. You can make your car rental reservations beforehand using ebookers.
Weather in Newark
The best time to plan a holiday to Newark is during the summer, when temperatures are mild and pleasant. Between the months of June to August, temperature peak at average highs of 26°C, so visitors should wear light clothing during this time. The months of November to February are a lot cooler, with temperatures dropping as low as -0.8°C in January. Rainfall is consistent all through the year.
Things to Do in Newark
Newark is a popular destination for holidaymakers because of its eclectic offerings. Art enthusiasts will love their visit to the Newark Museum or the New Jersey Historical Society. Other popular landmarks include the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the Newark Castle. No matter who you are, you're sure to enjoy Newark.