Long layover at Riga airport (RIX) or in nearby hotels

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Possibility to spend the night at Riga airport (RIX), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all regular services and hours may be subject to change. Thus, if the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are close to boarding.
Riga airport (RIX)
Spending the night at the airport

Riga airport is modern and open 24 hours a day. The place can get pretty cold at night, so it is recommended to have a sleeping bag or blankets, in addition to headphones or earplugs in case the overhead announcements bother you.

Where to rest: You can find many benches inside the terminal, and even some especially comfortable couches in the retail areas. Airside, the best places are in boarding sectors C and E. On the third floor there is a VIP lounge, although it closes at night. Inside the grounds there is also a hotel.

Baggage: On the first level of the terminal you will find a left-luggage service that operates 24 hours a day so you can leave your bags until check-in time.

Eating and drinking: Most commercial stores are situated landside, but there are no options open during the night.

Restrooms: There are showers in the VIP lounge.

Wi-Fi: Free and unlimited.

Other services available around the clock: ATMs, baby care rooms, children's play area, chapel.

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Nearby Hotels

The Sky High Hotel Airport is located inside the airport grounds. Some alternatives nearby are:

Airport Pit Stop Guesthouse (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Airport Hotel Mara (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Baltā Māja (3.1 km/1.9 miles)
Guest House Šampētera Māja (3.3 km/2.1 miles)
Guest House Riga (3.3 km/2.1 miles)

Latest updates: May 17, 2019

  Scoring of Riga airport

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