Flights from Newark
Newark Airport Information
Newark Liberty International Airport sits between Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey, and is roughly 15 miles from Midtown Manhattan. Serving more than 33 million passengers each year, this airport offers domestic and international flights from Newark. Newark Liberty serves as a hub for United Airlines, and most major airlines offer flights from this airport. When you book with Orbitz.com, you can be sure to find the best sales and low-cost airfares on your flights from Newark Airport.
Parking at Newark Airport
You can find both short-term and long-term parking lots at Newark Liberty Airport; the costs vary depending on which lot you use and how long you park. Long-term parking starts at $18 for 24 hours and goes up from there. Parking in the short-term lot starts at $3 for the first half-hour. Orbitz.com can provide information about airport parking when you book your flights from Newark.
Transportation to Newark Airport
People from all over New Jersey, New York and surrounding areas use Newark Airport. Driving to the airport is simple, but parking costs can get expensive. Other options are more economical. AirTrain Newark goes to the airport from major train stations in New Jersey and New York, and you can catch a bus from many PATH train stations and the Port Authority in Midtown Manhattan. Taxis and car services provide convenient transport, and these options work best for people traveling with children or a lot of luggage. When you make your travel arrangements with Orbitz.com, ask about transportation options to combine with your flights from Newark.
Restaurants at Newark Airport
Newark Airport features plenty of options for grabbing coffee or a quick meal before your flights from Newark, including Dunkin' Donuts, Jamba Juice and Starbucks.
Flights to Riga
Riga International Airport
Riga is the capital city of Latvia. It is located in Northern Europe and is considered to be an important port city. It is a multicultural city with a wide variety of things to do. Locating the cheapest flights to Riga can be a challenge, but Orbitz.com provides a specialized search that allows travelers to search a variety of airlines at once. The Riga International Airport is located approximately three miles from the downtown area, on Abrenes Street. A total of 16 airlines provide flights in and out of Riga. These airlines include Norwegian Air Shuttle, Finnair and Turkish Airlines. Riga International is the largest airport in the Baltic States.
Available Airport Transportation
The public bus leaves from Abrenes Street and provides access to the airport and the city center. It leaves every 10 to 30 minutes and takes approximately 30 minutes to reach downtown Riga. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver at flat rates. Airport Express minibuses offer transportation to and from various hotels throughout the city for a flat fee. Payment can be made by credit card or with cash. Orbitz.com can locate rental car agencies in the area at bargain prices.
Weather in Riga
Summers in Riga are warm and humid with temperatures around 64 degrees. Temperatures on the hottest days can reach the high 80's. The coldest months are around the first of the year, when temperatures drop as low as -5F.
Things to Do for Visitors
Riga offers travelers plenty of things to do and see. Old City Riga is a historical location in the city. With Stalinist-era architecture, it is a great place to wander through the streets while visiting the many local shops and restaurants. The Riga Motor Museum features 100 vehicles from the early 20th century. The museum features motorcycles, military vehicles and automobiles manufactured in the area. St Peter's church tower has beautiful views of Riga from several observation decks. Orbitz.com can help visitors locate cheap flights to Riga.
Garden Palace Hotel28 Grecinieku Street, Riga 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Occupation Museum, St. Peter's Church, and House of the Blackheads. St John's Church and Small Guild Hall are also ...
Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, Riga55 Elizabetes Street, Riga 4.5 out of 5.0
Contemporary high-rise located in the heart of Riga's city center, just 400 meters (0.25 miles) from Old Town and next to Esplanade Park.
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