Getting Around Jurmala

  • Driving to Jurmala from Riga
    Driving to Jurmala from Riga
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  • the pay point in Jurmala
    the pay point in Jurmala
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  • On the way to Jurmala
    On the way to Jurmala
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    Romantic way how to get there - ship

    by LanaFromRiga Written Aug 24, 2008

    If you have enough time and the weather is nice, take your friend (husband, wife et.) and go to Jurmala by ship. The way will take 2,5 hours.
    It is great way to see "The Sea gate" when Daugava River flows into the sea.

    On the way to Jurmala The sea gate
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    Attention to all who will go to Jurmala by car

    by LanaFromRiga Written Aug 24, 2008

    You have to pay for the entry to Jurmala. Now it is 1 LVL. Pay point is close to the bridge above the river Lielupe. The check locate under the front window of your car. The check is valid for one daynight, for the second daynight you have to buy one more.

    Driving to Jurmala from Riga the pay point in Jurmala
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    English not spoken

    by Sininen Updated Dec 20, 2005

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    I forgot to mention that in the railway station in Riga not everybody speaks English. The first lady I asked for the ticket looked shocked and said 'Achtzehn' (18 in German) and I thought she meant that I would get my ticket at ticket window 18. As soon as I got out of her sight I went to the next ticket window and got my ticket without any problems.

    On Latvian train
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    Train to Marjori

    by Sininen Updated Dec 20, 2005

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    You can drive to Jurmala or take a bus but I chose a train to get to Jurmala's centre, which is called Majori. The trip took 40 minutes each way and cost 1,01 lats, which is about 1,40 euros. The train was old-fashioned with wooden benches, which I found charming. There were not many other passengers and the trains were very clean. They also ran in time.

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    How to get there from Riga

    by Propermark Written Sep 7, 2005

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    By car
    Drive along the well-kept 15km long highway from Riga, which is the best stretch of highway in Latvia. The route is also dubbed '10 minutes in America' as this was the set for Soviet movies about the capitalist American enemy. Capitalism is still alive and kicking here: all motorists have to stop at the control post to pay a 1Ls/day toll

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    How to get there from Riga

    by Propermark Written Sep 7, 2005

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    By train
    The first train service between Riga and Jurmala started in 1877. Over a century later the electrichka , electrical commuter train, is still slow and takes 40 minutes from the central train station to Majori. Trains leave roughly every half hour from 05:28 to 23:05 in summer, from platforms 3 and 4.

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    By train

    by Thoomuch Written Aug 18, 2005

    You can also go from/to Jurmala by the local train. It is very cheap.
    Also you get a kind of nostalgia as the trains infact are from the USSR time......BUT be sure that you know where to jump off, there are not any good signs and people general dont speak so good english....but we did get help on the train with that (...otherwise we had been lost, but that´s another story).
    Also the "stations" seems to be in the middel of nowhere and you really dont know in wich direction to go....there are no signs.

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    By car.......

    by Thoomuch Written Aug 18, 2005

    When you arrive to Jurmala there is a paylstation there you have to pay 1 LS (for every 24 hour) in envoirment fee for entering Jurmala.
    If you don´t have coins, you can change in a small shop just beside the paymachines.

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    By bus, by train, it's very easy

    by diamond7 Updated Apr 27, 2003

    Is very easy to get Jurmala. There are a lot of buses and trains between Riga and Jurmala since 6.00 AM till midnight, and the trip duration is only about 30 minutes. .
    See the timetables of both options in following site
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  • Train from Riga to Jurmala

    by Grai Written Feb 13, 2003

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    Train is the easiest way to get to Jurmala from Riga. However, when buying a ticket (from the kassa at the main Railway station) you must realize that Jurmala is the name given to the conglomeration of many villages in the area, so there is no train station called 'Jurmala'. Most of the stations provide easy access to the beach, but the central one is Majori; so ask for a ticket to Majori rather than Jurmala.

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    Local train, bus or car -...

    by barcodex Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Local train, bus or car - these are main ways to get to Jurmala. Car road is of excellent quality - dual carriageway with three to four lines each direction (do not forget about toll entering the city); trains are very popular and are crowded, besides the doubtful comfort you can encounter inside them. I have not seen any special bicycle route, but if they exist, they can be a good way to get there too, since it jsut several tens of kilometers from Riga.
    If you do not want to cross the city from the end to end, walking is prefered. Anyway, streets are crowded with parked cars and you can walk long from your parking place to your destination place anyway.

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    Best by Train

    by hartti Written Jun 28, 2008

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    The best way to travel to Jurmala is to take a train. It's quick and cheap. There are busses, too, and in summertime you may take a boat from Riga harbour.

    Train from Riga
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    Train

    by ealgisi Written Jul 5, 2007

    Latvia has great train connections between cities.
    If you want to get from one city to the other i suggest to take the train, cheap solution.

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    Juras 30, Jurmala, Latvia

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Couples

  • Baltic Beach Hotel

    Juras Street 23/25, Riga, LV 2015, Latvia

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

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    Jomas Str. 47/49, Jurmala, 2015, lv

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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