Practical information

Getting there

By plane

The nearest airport is Riga International Airport.

Bus from Riga to Valmiera

By ferry

Participants from Scandinavian countries are welcome to arrive by the sea to port of Tallinn and then take a self organized transport to Valmiera.

Bus from Tallinn to Riga

By car

~ 2 hour drive from Rīga (~109 km)

~ 2 hour drive from Tartu (Estonia) (~135 km)

~ 3.5 hour drive from Tallinn (Estonia) (~265 km)

~ 5 hour drive from Vilnius (Lithuania) (~400 km)

Places to stay

We have arranged a special price for the conference attendees in two hotels: Wolmar Hotel and Naktsmājas Hotel. Please, mention “NIC2019”, when making your booking. 

As hotels in Valmiera are very busy, we strongly advise you to book a hotel as soon as possible. If you would rather choose a different place to stay, there are other possibilities for accommodation.


Things to see

Valmiera is a picturesque town and if you have some time left we suggest you to have a walk. Information on places to visit can be found on the website of the Valmiera Tourism Information Centre.