Manchester International Airport is one of the UK's major airports and is located in the North West of England. It is close to the M6 motorway and within easy access of the trans-Pennine M62 making it a major point of departure for people throughout the North. It boasts plentiful parking and the kind of facilities demanded by the modern traveller. Parking facilities include 'turn up and park', long stay parking and drop off points. For those choosing not to travel by car, the airport can be reached by coach, bus, Metrolink, train and taxi. Metrolink is ideal for passengers arriving from central Manchester and it stops at several stations en route.
Flights Manchester passengers can relax before departure at the lounges in Manchester Airport's three terminals. For those wanting to make some purchases there are also excellent shopping facilities available. There are well known restaurants, bars, snack bars and coffee houses at the airport, guaranteed to help passengers enjoy the best possible start to their holiday. Staff are also on hand to assist those with young children, or those who have mobility difficulties.
Those who have travelled a long way, or who prefer a good night's rest before taking flights from Manchester, will be pleased to know that there are several hotels close to the airport. A shuttle service allows those who have enjoyed a comfortable night's sleep to arrive for their flights in good time. Book flights from Manchester to Riga by visiting the ebookers.com website.
Flights into Riga land at Riga International Airport, located 6.2 miles west of the city. The largest airport in the Baltic region, it provides flights to and from cities all over the world, including destinations like New York, Frankfurt, and Minsk. Lufthansa, Ryanair, and Finnair are just a few of the airlines providing service into and out of the airport. If you're looking for great deals on flights into Riga, ebookers can help you find them.
There are several ways to get from the airport into town. If you want to take a taxi, SIA Baltic Taxi and AS Rigas Taksometru parks (Red Cab) are two services that can get you there in about fifteen minutes. The fare is anywhere between LVL 8 and LVL 10. Public bus #22 can take you straight from the airport into the city. The buses run every ten to thirty minutes, and the travel time is about half an hour. The regular ticket price is LVL 0.70 if you buy it from the driver and LVL 0.50 if you buy a ticket at the airport.
Summers in Riga are short and cool, with temperatures around 18°C. Winters are usually extremely cold, with plenty of snow. Temperatures at that time average -5°C but can go as low as -25°C. In spite of the cold, many people visit the city during the winter, thanks to the stunning landscape views as well of the possibility of viewing the famous Northern Lights.
There are plenty of things to do in Latvia's exciting capital city. Get an amazing bird's eye view of Riga and the River Daugava from the top of St. Peter's Church Tower. For the price of a couple of cheap tickets, you can enjoy a thrilling performance at the Latvian National Opera.
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