Prices

Prices in Latvia

Current prices on food, drinks, goods and services in Riga and country.

Note: Actual prices in 2012, given in Lats (LVL) and converted into Euros (EUR) and British Pounds (GBP), so it’s easier for you lazy tourists! ;)

Food and drinks in shop:

- Bread, a good one, is about – 0,70 LVL / 1 EUR / 0,70 GBP
- Cheese, kilogram – 3 to 7 LVL / 4 to 10 EUR / 3 to 7 GBP
- Potatoes, kilogram – 0,30 to 1 LVL / 0,50 to 1,5 EUR / 0,30 to 1 GBP
- Meat, kilogram – 3 to 7 LVL / 4 to 10 EUR / 3 to 7 GBP
- Fish, kilogram – 3 to 7 LVL / 4 to 10 EUR / 3 to 7 GBP
- Shrimps, kilogram – 5 to 8 LVL / 4 to 10 EUR / 5 to 8 GBP

- Milk, one litre – 0,60 LVL / 0,90 EUR / 0,60 GBP
- Juice, one litre – 0,70 LVL / 1 EUR / 0,70 GBP
- Cheap local Vine, 0,7 bottle – 1,5 LVL / 2 EUR / 1,5 GBP
- Good export Vine, 0,7 bottle – 3,5 LVL / 5 EUR / 3,5 GBP
- Cider, that tasty local one, 0,5 bottle – 0,60 LVL / 0,90 EUR / 0,60 GBP
- Latvian light beer, 0,5 bottle – 0,30 to 0,70 LVL / 0,50 to 1 EUR / 0,30 to 0,70 GBP
- Latvian dark beer, 0,5 bottle – 0,60 LVL / 0,90 EUR / 0,90 GBP
- Import beers, 0,5 bottle – 0,60 LVL / 0,90 EUR / 0,90 GBP
- Cigarettes, one pack – 2 LVL / 1,50 EUR / 1 GBP

Food and drinks in restaurant & pub:

- Fish and chips – 3 LVL / 4 EUR / 3 GBP
- Fast food meal (burgers, chips, cola) – 3 to 5 LVL / 4 to 7 EUR / 3 to 5 GBP
- Meal in a local food restaurant – 5 to 7 LVL / 7 to 10 EUR / 5 to 7 GBP
- Meal in a cheap restaurant – 2,50 LVL / 4 EUR / 2,50 GBP
- Meal in a normal restaurant – 6 LVL / 9 EUR / 6 GBP
- Meal in an expensive restaurant – starting from 20 LVL / 30 EUR / 20 GBP
- Cigarettes, one pack – 3 LVL / 4 EUR / 3 GBP

Public transport:

- Taxi price per kilometer – 0,50 LVL / 0,80 EUR / 0,50 GBP (price depends from day or night time, also from taxi company, but you can always ask the driver how much approximately will your trip cost)
- Tram and trolley ticket price – 0,50 LVL / 0,80 EUR / 0,50 GBP.
- Bus ticket in Riga – 0,50 LVL / 0,80 EUR / 0,50 GBP.
- Intercity bus tickets – 2 LVL / 2,50 EUR / 2 GBP for approximately 50 km distance (for example route Riga – Sigulda is 58 km, costs 2 Lats; route Riga – Liepaja will be 220 km for a price of about 6 Lats).
- Train tickets – 0,70 LVL / 1 EUR / 0,70 GBP for approximately 15 km distance (for example route Riga – Kemeri is 45 km, costs about 1,30 Lats).

Tip: For public transport routes you can also buy special travel cards, or tickets for some period of time (5 days, one week, one month), or even for one route only. See www.rigassatiksme.lv for more info.
Tip 2: Negotiate about the approximate cost of taxi that you will have to pay at the end of drive, that way keeping you out of surprises when two mile trip will cost you ten Lats! Usually taxi driver starts a counter when you get in, or you can name your price, for example, about 5 Lats for a center – downtown drive.