Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Top-rated Taxis from Riga International Airport
Riga, Latvia’s capital and the largest and busiest Baltic city, is a wonderful destination! It is packed with contemporary restaurants, art centres and museums, green parks and exquisite architecture. That is why the best way to make the most out of your holiday is to pre-book a Riga airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.
Welcome provides 5-star, fully personalised travel experiences, with guaranteed on-time pickups and exceptional English-speaking drivers. Our drivers take care of everything from the moment you land to the moment they drop you at the step of your hotel in Riga. What is more, during your trip, your chauffeur will be happy to let you in on what to see and do during your Latvian vacation.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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Welcome's Taxi Fleet at Riga Airport (RIX)
At Welcome Pickups, we know that when travelling, keeping your loved ones and belongings by your side is essential. We have made it our duty to provide friendly, hand-picked drivers ready to take you and your travel partners to your hotel without separating your group.
We provide many sized taxis from Riga airport to accommodate you and your loved ones; if you are travelling in a small group of 4 people or less, we have modern Sedans to take you to your hotel in style. Or, if you are travelling in a bigger group of up to 8 people, we have comfortable minivans.
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Directions from Riga International Airport (RIX)
Located in the Mārupe Municipality west of Riga, Riga International Airport (RIX) is the largest airport in the Baltic states, serving 76 destinations and just under 8 million passengers yearly.
The airport is a short 10 km from Riga city centre, which takes around 20 minutes to reach, depending on traffic conditions. When leaving RIX, your Riga airport taxi driver will head northwest toward Muzeju iela before turning left onto Lielirbes iela. From here, your driver will continue onto Kalnciema iela before turning right on Slokas iela. Your driver will then continue onto 11. Novembra Krastmala before turning onto Bīskapa gāte and using the local roads to reach your Riga hotel.
Riga Airport taxi fare
Two official taxi companies are allowed to operate at Riga International Airport; RedCab and Baltic Taxi. Riga taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter; however, the companies provide different pricing, shown on a price list on the passenger window.
The 20-minute trip from Riga airport to the city centre costs around €22.
Why book a Riga airport transfer with Welcome?
We understand that travelling to a new city can be stressful, especially after a long flight. You first want to get to your Riga hotel as fast as possible without queueing at the airport taxi ranks or navigating your way through Riga’s public transport.
At Welcome, we provide premium customer support, competitive prices, no hidden fees, and friendly English-speaking local drivers who are hand-picked and trained by us.
Once you land at Riga airport, your Welcome driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate, holding a sign with your name. They will then assist you and your loved ones to your pre-selected vehicle and share local tips on where to go and what to see on holiday; there’s no better way to start your Latvian vacation in a fun and stress-free manner!