The maximum daytime taxi tariff is up to EUR 0.70 per kilometer. The cost of stepping into a taxi is up to EUR 2.15. Taxis are almost always available by major hotels, shopping centers and train stations.
There are several ways to hail a taxi in Riga: locating one which is parked with its lights in the city, stopping one on the street, or calling one out. When calling out a taxi through a dispatcher, you are guaranteed the best service. It is also possible to call out various types of taxis for various needs, like, for example, a taxi equipped with a baby seat, or a larger taxi if more space is needed. It is also possible to call out a minivan taxi.
Riga has over 40 taxi companies. The most popular can be called out by phone: