VENUE

FrontCon 2020 takes place at the Tallink Hotel Riga

Tallink hotel is located near the Riga Central Railway station and less than a kilometer away from the International Bus station.

Getting there from Riga International Airport (RIX):

Public transport:

  • Bus No. 22 that leaves from RIX every 10-30 minutes.
  • Expres Bus No. 322 (Lidosta-Centrs) and No. 341 (Lidosta-Centrs).

Suggested stop to get off at is “Autoosta.From there, just walk down the street, past the railway station and shopping center “Origo”, until you reach Tallink hotel. Check out this route on Google Maps for travel options.

Bus and Express Bus Tickets

Tickets can be purchased in Airport at the Welcome to Riga! Bureau in Arrivals Hall E, or Narvessen kiosk or at the vending machines at the bus stop. Single ticket price, if bought in advance is EUR 1.15, 3-day ticket is EUR 10.00. If you buy a single ticket from the bus driver, the price is EUR 2.00.
Check out Riga International Airport Public transport section for more details for getting to Riga center from RIX.

Taxi:

Passengers can hire a taxi on the driveway immediately outside the exit from the Arrivals terminal.  Taxi fare rates may vary and they have no maximum limit, so we recommend that you find out the price of your trip before you hire one.

BOLT application for taxi rides

 Download the BOLT application and order the taxi online. Enter the destination address and you will see the price calculation immediately. Use the PROMO CODE “28SJT” and get 5 EUR discount for your first trip.

Transportation in Riga

Check out Rigas Satiksme page for public transport map.
There are also a lot of taxi companies offering their services, among them Red Cab, Baltic taxi or use the Bolt application.

Bicycles can be rented at any time from Sixt bike racks, that are located all over the city, as well as there are electric scooters available from Fiqsy and CityBee.

Parking

Parking on the streets

Paid parking spots are available on the streets within a few minutes’ walks to the hotel. Check Rigas Satiksme map of streets, that have available parking spots near the venue. Parking on the streets in Riga costs about € 2.00-3.00 per hour (B/A zones).

Underground parking and car parks

Underground parking is available close to the hotel in the “Origo” shopping center, located at Stacijas laukums 4, Rīga. Car entrance from Satekles street. This parking costs € 2 per hour or € 14 per 24 hours. Check out their webpage for other options.

Another option is to use parking in multistory car park next to the Riga Central Market – see UniPark Prāgas 2 car park page for prices and details. Please note that parking here costs € 2 per hour and/or € 40 per day.