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Travelling to the city centre from the airport

Bus #22
(Airport–Rīga City Centre–Airport)

A one-way ticket costs 2 EUR.  It can be purchased from the bus driver or at a Narvesen newsstand.

Timetable

Taxi

It costs approximately 15–20 EUR to travel from the airport to the city centre. Although there are many taxi companies that provide their services at the airport, we recommend that you choose Baltic Taxi or Red Cab.

  • Baltic Taxi (green cars)
    Phone: +371 20008500
  • Red Cab (red cars)
    Phone: +371 60008383

Public transportation in Rīga

The main provider of public transportation in Rīga is Rīgas Satiksme LLC. The company runs busses, trolleybuses and trams on more than 80 routes that cover the entire city. All public transport types have strict timetables (usually from 5:00 to 0:00) and, unless anything extraordinary happens, are highly reliable. Timetables can be found at each public transport stop as well on Rīgas Satiksme’s homepage.

Tickets

We suggest that you purchase tickets for a certain number of trips or a timed, week-long ticket that is valid for 5 consecutive business days on all routes. More information about the public transportation tickets.

Recommended hotels

First choice options

Directions to / from conference venues (public transport)

  
Radisson Blu Daugava

Special prices available for ISHM delegates up to 1 June, 2020:

  • Single 95.00 EUR
  • Double or Twin 105.00 EUR
  • Premium single 135.00 EUR
  • Premium double 145.00 EUR

Included – buffet breakfast, gym, sauna , swimming pool, Wi-Fi.

To proceed with registration:

  1. click on the link- the welcome page comes up
  2. select the stay dates and number of persons/ rooms on the left side (rate available only by choosing dates in period: 22-30.08.2020)
  3. select the rate and click on BOOK NOW button
  4. select room type and press CONTINUE
  5. fill in the guest information required and press Confirm Reservation

 

 

Pauls Stradiņš Museum for History of Medicine: ~30 minutes
RSU main building: ~25 minutes
Medical Education Technology Centre: ~30 minutes
Bellevue Park Hotel Riga

Special prices available for ISHM delegates up to 1 June, 2020:

  • Standard single 60.00 EUR
  • Standard dbl/twin 65.00 EUR
  • Superior single 75.00 EUR
  • Superior dbl/twn 80.00 EUR
  • Apartment 90.00 EUR
  • Deluxe 130.00 EUR

For bookings, please use this form

Pauls Stradiņš Museum for History of Medicine: ~20 minutes
RSU main building: ~15 minutes
Medical Education Technology Centre: ~20 minutes
Riga Islande Hotel
 
Pauls Stradiņš Museum for History of Medicine: ~15 minutes
RSU main building: ~15 minutes
Medical Education Technology Centre: ~25 minutes
Old Town / City Centre(from the tram stop 'Grēcinieku iela')

Wellton Riga Hotel & SPA

Wellton Centrum Hotel & SPA

Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel

Pauls Stradiņš Museum for History of Medicine: ~15 minutes
RSU main building: ~25 minutes
Medical Education Technology Centre: ~20 minutes

Visas

Congress organisers will prepare an invitation letter upon request, and will help with obtaining official invitation letters from the Immigration Office.