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To make your trip to Latvia easier, we have prepared this map. It includes detailed travel info, accommodation and Jelgava City Walk: EAS 2018 Jelgava/Latvia Map

Transfer from Riga International Airport (RIX)

Transfers  from Riga International Airport (RIX) to the conference venue (Jelgava, Akmenu iela 1) for conference delegates will be organized on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 12:00, 14:00 and 16:00.

An additional transfer from Riga International Airport (RIX) to the conference venue (Jelgava, Akmenu iela 1) for the student forum (and other conference delegates) will be organized on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 15:00. After leaving Riga Airport, the bus will have a stop at Riga Latvian Society House (Merķeļa Street 13, Riga) at 15:30.

The fee for each transfer is 10,00 EUR. You will be asked to pay in cash in the bus and will get an invoice as soon as you arrive in Jelgava at the Registration desk. Signing up in advance is required:

Sign up for the transfer on TUESDAY here!

Sign up for the transfer on WEDNESDAY here!

How to get from Riga International Airport (RIX) to Riga city center?

Public bus line 22. Cost 2,00 EUR if you pay in the bus, 1,15 EUR if you get a ticket in the Narvesen kiosk or ticket machine.

How to get from Riga to Jelgava? Option 1

Use train called Riga-Jelgava
How much does it cost? 1,90 EUR
How long time does it take? 50 minutes

Where to get a train ticket?
1) At the train station
2) By the conductor inside the train using cash only
3) Via internet
4) Using mobile app Mobilly, 1188 Uzziņas, Pasažieru vilciens

Stop Jelgava –  if you stay at Hotel Jelgava
Stop Ozolnieki – if you stay at Hotel Agate
Stop Cukurfabrika –  if you stay at Dormitory
Stop Cukurfabrika –  if you stay at Hotel Zemgale
Stop Cukurfabrika – if you go to the Conference Venue (Jelgava, Akmenu iela 1)

How to get from Riga to Jelgava? Option 2

Use bus called Riga-Jelgava
How much does it cost? 2,30 EUR
How long time does it take? 45 minutes

Where to get a bus ticket?
1) Inside the terminal
2) Via internet

Stop Jelgavas autoosta –  if you stay at Hotel Jelgava
Stop Ozolnieki – if you stay at Hotel Agate
Stop Strazdu iela –  if you stay at Dormitory
Stop Strazdu iela –  if you stay at Hotel Zemgale
Stop Strazdu iela – if you go to the Conference Venue (Jelgava, Akmenu iela 1)

In Jelgava

Jelgava is a small town, the longest walking distance from center to Conference venue is 25-30 minutes. If you would like to use a Public Bus in Jelgava, it is also available.

Public Bus in Jelgava – timetable here.

From Hotel Agate – Jelgava Bus line 1, 13,18
To cross the bridge going to center – Bus line 1, 13, 18, 19, 25
Jelgava train station to center – Bus line 22

Buy your ticket at the driver – 1,50 EUR cash or 0,85 EUR by credit card