Riga International Airport
In 2018, 7.1 million passengers arrived at and departed from the Riga International Airport, which is 15.7 % more than in 2017. The largest passenger turnover at the Riga International Airport was with German airports (0.9 million passengers or increase of 4.5 %), British airports (0.8 million passengers or drop of 1.7 %) and Russian airports –0.7 million passengers or rise of 17.1 %.
In 2018, 1 063 thousand passengers arrived at and departed from Latvian ports with ferries, which was 6.9 % more than in 2017. 796 thousand passengers arrived at and departed from the Riga Passenger Terminal, which is 7.1 % more, at the port of Ventspils – 221.4 thousand passengers or 5.7 % more, but at the port of Liepāja – 45.5 thousand passengers, which is 12.2 % more than in 2017. There were 74.8 thousand passengers who arrived at the Riga Passenger Terminal via cruise ships – 14.4 % less than in 2017. At the port of Ventspils 1.1 thousand passengers arrived via cruise ships, but at the port of Liepāja – 0.6 thousand passengers.
In 2018, 243.2 million passengers were carried by land passenger transport, which was 0.1 % more than in 2017. The number of passengers carried by rail transport increased by 4.3 %, the number of passengers carried by regular bus traffic lines – by 0.8 %, but the number of passengers carried by trams and trolleybuses decreased by 1.9 %.